Marvin Gaye "Stand by Me" Bassist

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  1. Dradder

    Dradder

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    Who's the bassist on the Marvin Gaye version of Ben E. King's "Stand by Me"? Thanks!
  2. Rickett Customs

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    Surely you mean Ben E King?

    That would be Lloyd Trotman
  3. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

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    Did Marvin do a version?
  4. jerry

    jerry Definitely not trending Gold Supporting Member

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    I have a ton of Marvin Gaye albums and I couldn't find it.
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  6. Rickett Customs

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    Lol.....It's not him.....That is Ben E King's version.
  7. jerry

    jerry Definitely not trending Gold Supporting Member

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    Man, that sounds like Ben E King to me, even the rhythm section.
  8. wes stephenson

    wes stephenson Supporting Member

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    Thats not Marvin Gaye.
  9. Dradder

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    You're all absolutely correct, that is King. I've been misled. Sorry!
  10. jerry

    jerry Definitely not trending Gold Supporting Member

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    No worries! Youtube can be like Wikipedia with wacked credits.
  11. Dradder

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    Thanks!

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