Who is youre favorite bassist/singer?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Nino D, Jan 2, 2013.

  1. Nino D

    Nino D

    Oct 31, 2012
    Hi everyone. I'm new here. I've been looking around for a month or two. It's pretty cool. I'm the bassplayer/lead singer in a rock band. Thought this would be a good way to introduce myself and find some bassists I don't know about.I'll start with one of my favorites, Gene Simmons. Rock on! :bassist:
  2. angelamiamaria


    Jan 1, 2013
    Gene simmons is one of my favorites too :hyper: :bassist:
  3. Kmonk


    Oct 18, 2012
    South Shore, Massachusetts
    Endorsing Artist: Fender, Spector, Ampeg, Curt Mangan Strings
    Gene is underrated. He doesn't get enough credit.

    My favorites are:

    Paul McCartney
    Jack Bruce
    Timothy B Schmit
    Geddy Lee
    Phil Lynott
  4. GM60466


    May 20, 2006
    Land of Lakland
    MCCartney, Jack Casady, Jack Bruce, Peter Cetera
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  6. stagefumer11


    Dec 30, 2012
    Hooked on pino palladino atm.
  7. ugly_bassplayer

    ugly_bassplayer Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2009
    Meshell Ndgeocello
    Les Claypool
    Larry Graham
  8. marquezbass


    Dec 31, 2012
    best bass player sings and plays bass... Sting .
  9. Geddy Lee
    Jack Bruce
  10. Einherjar


    Dec 1, 2012
    Lakewood, CO
    Fat Mike from NOFX. :p

    Not because I think he's the best or anything... He's just Fat Mike.
  11. Sting and Paul McCartney...I will update this IF any other artist come to mind...
  12. Geddy Lee
    Paul McCartney
    Royston Langdon
  13. tonybassman


    Jul 27, 2011
    As a vocalist/bassist Jim Dewar was one of my influences.
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  14. ugly_bassplayer

    ugly_bassplayer Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2009
  15. Tom Araya! Quite a showman!

    - Jimmy Rage
  16. NightTripper


    Oct 20, 2011
    Paul McCartney. He's arguably the most successful musician in the world, but I still think he's terribly underrated. Amazing tone no matter what bass he uses, and his bass lines and lyrics are pure genius.
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  17. foq1978


    Aug 7, 2009
    Rio de Janeiro
    Paul McCartney
    Mark Sandman
    Sting (although I haven't listened to The Police in a long time, now...)
  18. thunderbird66


    Sep 30, 2012
    west Texas