it might sound pithy, but actually I pretty much agreed with all of this. Not that it took this movie to teach it. but some definite truths in here! 6 Things “That Thing You Do!” Taught Me About Being a Musician | STARTUP MUSICIAN and actually I liked this movie. especially the part about the bass player never given a name - not even in the credits! ha! A lot of us sometimes do feel like the bass player is often the least recognized in a band.