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Anyone here named thier kid after a bassist?

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by Inflin, Mar 4, 2008.

  1. Inflin


    Apr 30, 2007
    Newcastle, UK/Currently London
    Affiliated with Genelec, Avalon Design.
    Just attented the christening of my very good friend's son, who they've chosen to name Miles Davis Robson, which I personally think is excellent, and not one of those names you'd hate your parents for landing you with!

    But it got me wondering, has anyone followed, or know anyone who has followed, a similar path, be it with a musician in general, or a bassist?

    Ten points to anyone who called thier son Flea.. :bag:
  2. My firstborn is gonna be called "James Jamerson"
  3. No but my wife ended up with a funny name and surname when marrying me. My surname is Wadge (pronounced wedge). Her name is suzanne but shortened to Sue. Pronounce Sue and Wedge together quickly and there is an unpleasant image.
  4. sup3r_k


    Mar 2, 2008
    i named my Tortoise after Rocco Prestia!!!
  5. not YET... but my son will be named Jaco and my daughter will be named Tal
  6. The better thing to do would be to name your child after a bass.
    Any kid named, e.g., Precision or Stingray is going to be badass.
  7. Drucocu


    Jan 24, 2007
    or even Bongo, hahahaha!
  8. im gonna name my kid Jaco Thunderfunk
  9. Lon86


    Jan 21, 2008
    Venice, CA
  10. Gubna


    Oct 21, 2006
    San Francisco

    I like that.
  11. jg80


    Mar 3, 2008
    Burlington, Iowa
    Named my son Benjamin Michael. Ben is for Ben Kenney from Incubus and Michael for Michael Balzary (Flea) from the RHCP's
  12. MODNY

    MODNY Guest

    Nov 9, 2004
    i named my kid bootsie
  13. I had a ferret named P-nut.
  14. jdwinva

    jdwinva Supporting Member

    Aug 3, 2005
    Leesburg, VA
    I had a wonderful Golden Retriever named Stanley (RIP) that was named after Stanley Clarke.

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  15. NJL


    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    my dog's name is Jaco
  16. pbass2


    Jan 25, 2007
    Los Angeles
    My son's middle name is Fullerton. A bit of a nod to Fender history . . .
  17. Tut.
    I would never name a child after a bass player.
    You can ask my little girl, Fender....
  18. grace & groove

    grace & groove

    Nov 30, 2005
    Self-Appointed Ambassador to the Dragonfly
    I had a dog named P-nut. :)
  19. at my favorite music store. The slaesman did play some bass, but mostly guitar. I dealt with him from sometime in the mid 60's until around 2003.
  20. glivanos

    glivanos Supporting Member

    Jun 24, 2005
    Philadelphia Area
    A work friend of mine named his daughter after a motorcycle. Her name is Harley.

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