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chuck rainey

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by JWP, Sep 10, 2012.

  1. JWP


    Aug 19, 2012
    just finished a practice session going thru peg and i just gotta say... I dig chuck rainey...his tone...his runs...how laid back he is. Okay...just wanted to get that out there.
  2. BurningSkies

    BurningSkies CRAZY BALDHEAD

    Feb 20, 2005
    Seweracuse, NY
  3. Baird6869

    Baird6869 LET'S GO BLUE JAYS...(in 2016)...LET'S GO!!


    Wrong forum, no details in the title..,. I get scared when I see that.... Especially with the older masters!
  4. JWP


    Aug 19, 2012
    sorry baird...pretty new here! Did not mean to break etiquette on this forum! Will remember the rules going forward! Thanks for pointing this out!:cool:
  5. Baird6869

    Baird6869 LET'S GO BLUE JAYS...(in 2016)...LET'S GO!!

    All good, dude..... Just pulling your leg.
    Post this in the Bassists or Recording forums and you will likely get a good conversation going.

    P.s. check out his bass line on Steely Dan's Peg. He was told NOT to slap.... So he hid behind a partition so nobody in the studio saw he was slapping. Great baseline that is easy to play.
  6. JWP


    Aug 19, 2012
    Ha...no worries! Just reposted in bassists forum...and yup...saw that in the,making of peg...aja is one of my all time favorite albums (yup...i am old enough to have bought that lp when it came out). Great bass lines throughout! Josie...home at last...hard to get any better!
  7. bassdog


    May 23, 2005
    Atlanta, Ga
    I've been sitting with Chuck today too. Started this morning with this from another thread: .

    Then I had to go to work. I got back on it when I go home this eve. Learned some cool stuff today.

  8. Baird6869

    Baird6869 LET'S GO BLUE JAYS...(in 2016)...LET'S GO!!

    Josie... I used to play that quite a bit in a cover band. Those double stops are a P.I.T.A.:bassist:
  9. oldrocker


    Feb 13, 2005
    Long Island, NY
    just learning this, cool song and bass line.

    I was thinking of cheating and not playing the double stops, not sure anyone would even notice playing live in a bar.
  10. seamonkey


    Aug 6, 2004
    Pure talent from Rainey's fingers.
    I like all the songs with Rainey playing bass, and hates the ones with Becker on bass.
    Funny how that workes out.
  11. jeff7bass


    Apr 9, 2009
    Rainey plays on this old Joe Walsh tune from Barnstorm. Good stuff.

  12. BassmanPaul

    BassmanPaul Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2007
    Toronto Ontario Canada
    Been there, done that! I like Chuck's playing too. :D
  13. Vandy

    Vandy Banned

    Dec 24, 2011
    He's recovering from a stroke . . .
  14. BassmanPaul

    BassmanPaul Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 25, 2007
    Toronto Ontario Canada
    Been there done that - twice. :(

    My thoughts are with the man.
  15. Brad Johnson

    Brad Johnson Supporting Member

    Mar 8, 2000
    Gaithersburg, Md
    Really? Why?
  16. Nothing wrong with Becker's playing on Deacon Blues. In My opinion at least.
  17. mccartneyman


    Dec 22, 2006
    Pittsburgh, PA
    Managing Editor, Bass Guitars Editor, MusicGearReview.com
    Covered lots of Aja in the mid-70s and never had a problem with "Josie" or "Peg." I think it's just matter of being facile and practicing.
  18. meatwad


    Apr 9, 2008
    Smallville, USA

    Anyway, Chuck is great to say the least. I've been watching Classic Album's Aja on Netflix a lot here lately.