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Best Bass Solo

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by fart gas, Jun 9, 2001.

  1. fart gas

    fart gas Not Registered

    I've heard some good bass solos, but does anybody know which one is the best one???
  2. fart gas

    fart gas Not Registered

    Alright crap on that stuff that i wrote.Its just that I need to come up with a solo and i was looking around at styles to play.Come on somebody help me, if i screw up this solo i don't think my band will want me to do another one.
  3. FG I want to say that your name is bad but yet ever time I release you I smile.

    How about filling out you profile, how about giving some more info. Please. I could name a hand full of great rock bass solos, a hand full of great Jazz solos, a hand full of great Funk . . . Blah blah blah.

    Do not expect a response to a question that has no information.
  4. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    pulling teeth is a sweet solo
    but it also kinda depends on what type of music ya band plays
  5. sn0wblind


    Apr 20, 2000
    Ontario, Canada
    My Vote has to go for Anesthesia-Pulling Teeth, but Im trying to get a couple of rara Jason Newsted solo that are really sweeeeeeeeeet!!!!!
  6. adi_myhr


    Sep 28, 2000
    The best bass-solo I can remember now... is Richard Bona - Bona Fortuna... You can download this file over napster or WINMX... It's a great solo where Richard really shows what he can, and that's something. Richard comes from Kamerun and I saw him live in Stockholm 2000. That was an experience I will never forget... Download the song and you will know what I mean;)
  7. KumoriNeko

    KumoriNeko Guest

    Mar 27, 2001
    Cincinnati, Ohio, USA
    Anesthesia-Pulling Teeth by Metallica, and Bassically by Black Sabbath are my favorites.
  8. John Entwistle's bass riff's from "Can't You See the Real Me." Try it.
  9. sanitymw


    Mar 28, 2001
    Anesthesia Baby, NEWSTED RUUUUUUUUULES!!!
  10. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
  11. ummm, dude, cliff burton did anesthesia
  12. sanitymw


    Mar 28, 2001
    ...............................I know................that still doesn.t deny the fact the newstead rules.........as well as cliff burton..............uuuummm......yeah.........Dammit why did you have to go and tell me that? I knew that but i wasn't with it.......... excuse my while i go find a large knife.........
  13. sanitymw


    Mar 28, 2001
    That's where i got it from...........
  14. furtim


    Dec 12, 1999
    Boston, MA, USA
    The trippiest bass solo that anyone has ever done in any genre is, by far, Jaco's "Portrait of Tracy". No contest. Don't even bother bringing anything else up, because it's the best.

    Of course, it might not be appropriate for you. In fact, it probably isn't. =/ So, yeah... more info, please. =)
  15. Lazy


    May 30, 2001
    Vancouver BC
    Don't give me grief, but Brian Rithchie from the Viloent Femmes has some really cool guitar style bass solos. His sound is kind of an odd acoutsic+pick+light strings sound, but it's definitely worth a listen!
  16. *ToNeS*


    Jan 12, 2001
    Sydney AU
    Flea's outro solo on "Coffee Shop" off of One Hot Minute ... not that hard if you've got your speed up to scratch. something like that should knock the footwear attachments offa your band mates :D
  17. victor wootens Me and my bass guitar is a good place to start for any thing smart on your plank
    or primu (les Claypool) tommy the cat off of rhinoplasty cause that ukin rules
  18. Jaco's solo on 'Havona' gives me tingles every time I listen to it.
  19. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    I really dig Keith Horne's "20 Over Dixie" solo.

    and about a million others, you've got to narrow it down.
  20. Marcus Miller is nice.
    Portrait of tracy with Jaco.

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