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a joke my friend told me.

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by jordan_frerichs, Mar 15, 2008.


  1. jordan_frerichs

    jordan_frerichs

    Jan 20, 2008
    Nebraska
    this one made me laugh my a$$ off. from my drummer friend:
    "a guy moves to africa, and noticed the sound of drums everywhere. so he asks a local what the drums were about. the local replies 'when drums play, good! when drums stop, very, very bad'.
    one day after living there for a few weeks, he is walking through the village, and suddenly the drums stop. he panics, and again asks a local what is going on. the local's eye widen and as he screams 'BASS SOLO!' "
     
  2. the_fonz

    the_fonz

    Nov 27, 2006
    Kane, PA
    OLD
    A for effort though
     
  3. Mharris

    Mharris

    Sep 25, 2007
    Missoula Montana
    Old to you. New to me. lol
     
  4. peterbright

    peterbright

    Jan 23, 2007
    On The Bayou
    Moldy Oldie
     
  5. I dont get it
     
  6. me neither. I'm stoopid.:crying:
     
  7. smogg

    smogg

    Mar 27, 2007
    NPR, Florida
    I'm not crazy, I'm just a little unwell
    still love it
     
  8. BryanM

    BryanM

    Dec 15, 2007
    Seattle, WA
    An old one that I always enjoyed:

    What do you call a bass solo at a jazz jam?
    Intermission.
     
  9. Dave R

    Dave R

    Sep 21, 2007
    Boise, ID USA
    Lemme 'splain the joke.

    After the drum solo, then the bass solo. So the natives keep the drums going, cuz no one wants to listen to a bass solo.
     
  10. jordan_frerichs

    jordan_frerichs

    Jan 20, 2008
    Nebraska
    so where has everyone heard this before, because my friend claims he came up with it.
     
  11. kydnav

    kydnav

    Jun 24, 2006
    Netherlands
    Your friend's full of poopy :smug:
     
  12. jordan_frerichs

    jordan_frerichs

    Jan 20, 2008
    Nebraska
    lol. don't doubt it. just trying to find out where he got it
     
  13. why native always talk funny when part of white guy joke?

    monosyllabic african sound like relative of tonto...

    maybe can poke fun at bass player but not use indigenous stereotype? (ouch, big word hurt finger when type)

    :bag:
     
  14. haha i liked it!
     
  15. I laughed so hard.

    I am surrounded by bass discrimination, my guitarists are cool though, they pretend to fear the bass in the same kinda way. Telling them this one tomorrow :p


    Matt
     
  16. bkbirge

    bkbirge

    Jun 25, 2000
    Houston, TX
    Endorsing Artist: Steak n Shake
    Don't know where or when it came from but I first heard it about 20 years ago. My imagination says it was probably old when bebop ruled the land.
     

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