Bowie is great , but who is this bassist?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by mambo4, Apr 24, 2019.

  1. mambo4


    Jun 9, 2006

    Gail Anne Dorsey
    She absolutely kills the vocals and bass line.

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  2. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    Vestal, NY
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    Yes, she's great, but wow, just reminds me, Bowie was a God.
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  3. garp


    Feb 7, 2009
    Connecticut USA
    Tremendous performance. Thanks for posting that.
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  4. JRA

    JRA my words = opinion Gold Supporting Member


    she kills it. always.
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  5. Oddly


    Jan 17, 2014
    Dublin, Ireland.
    There's a few different versions of this on youtube, from various performances and live concerts.
    She nails it every time.
    Does a better job of it than Mister Mercury did too, in my opinion.
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  6. AMp'D.2play


    Feb 12, 2010
    Playing her Marilyn 'Ray, I see! She's an incredible talent. And if her online interview with Scott Devine is any indication, very humble and down to earth, as well. One of my favorite bassists!
  7. P. Aaron

    P. Aaron Supporting Member

    That takes some syncopation for sure.

    TRY THIS: Play and sing over the close of this well known song. Much harder than it may sound. The bass line is very cool too:
  8. joebeadg


    Sep 1, 2010
    eustis fl
    that girl is out of this world great!
  9. foal30

    foal30 Supporting Member

    Dec 3, 2007
    New Zealand
    Ms Dorsey is an A Grade Talent

    The The - Hanky Panky

    I wonder if she still has her MTD Grendel. Cool bass
  10. two fingers

    two fingers Opinionated blowhard. But not mad about it. Inactive

    Feb 7, 2005
    Eastern NC USA
    Yeah she's unreal. But for being in Bowie's shadow she could have been a huge solo artist herself.
  11. Dr. Cheese

    Dr. Cheese Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 3, 2004
    Metro St. Louis
    Gail Ann Dorsey is awesome. She is now playing for Lenny Kravitz. Her album, The Corporate World, is a great unsung album. It was produced by Nathan East.
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