Bassist for Spirit of '84

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by kelbrihan, Jan 27, 2006.

  1. kelbrihan

    kelbrihan Banned [Deceiving users with multiple usernames] Inactive

    Dec 2, 2004
    I just saw a video by Spirit called "I got a line on you" from Spirit of '84 album, does anyone know who the bassist was on that? There were about 15 guys on stage and I recognised Jeff "skunk" Baxter and the percussionist from the Doobie Bros, Howard Leese of Heart. The Bassist looked familiar and was playing a Yamaha BB. Anyone know?
  2. Spector_Ray


    Aug 8, 2004
    It was probably Dave Waterbury since he toured with the band on 4 tours during the '80's.
  3. bigtexashonk

    bigtexashonk Supporting Member

    I thought it was Mark Andes - Spirit's original bassist now residing in Austin Texas and playing in Ian Maclagen's "Bump Band".
  4. kelbrihan

    kelbrihan Banned [Deceiving users with multiple usernames] Inactive

    Dec 2, 2004
    Didn't he play with Heart as well? That's why he looked familiar and that would explain Howard Leese being there.
  5. KSB - Ken Smith

    KSB - Ken Smith Inactive Commercial User

    Mar 1, 2002
    Perkasie, PA USA
    Owner: Ken Smith Basses, Ltd.
    Wasn't Larry 'Fuzzy' Weisberg the Bassist with that group? He started a company in the late 70s called Silver Eagle Straps. They were in business till about 1990. I don't know if he was with Spirit in '84 but he has Blond bushy hair and is not thin!
  6. Spector_Ray


    Aug 8, 2004
  7. Groundloop


    Jun 21, 2005
    According to, Mark Andes played on that album.
  8. jerry

    jerry Too old for a hiptrip Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    That's definitely Mark Andes in the video.
  9. bigtexashonk

    bigtexashonk Supporting Member

    He indeed did play with Heart although he might be difficult to pick out due to all the 80's spandex and big hair! <g>

    I've seen him play with Ian Mclagen (ex-Faces) and The Resentments (Stephen Bruton, John Dee Graham & "Scrappy" Jud Newcomb - an amazing band!) - all from Austin Texas.
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