Favorite bassline from an RHCP Song (no flea haters)

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by RHCFlea, Sep 11, 2001.

  1. RHCFlea


    Jun 16, 2001
    Washington DC
    It's a toss up between Subway to Venus and Around the world. It's really simple, but it sounds great.
  2. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    "Under the bridge" and "Give it away" for me,,,,simple, but fun as heck.
  3. masaru


    Aug 8, 2001
    Okinawa, Japan
    Soul To Squeeze. Not a technical marvel but expressive as hell
  4. istaticl


    Nov 29, 2000
    Prescott, AZ
    I think Walkabout is an awsome bassline, really gets u going.
  5. Erlendur Már

    Erlendur Már

    May 24, 2000
    There are so many cool basslines..Walkabout, Subway to Venus, Soul to Squeeze and more..
  6. Brendan


    Jun 18, 2000
    Austin, TX
    I liked Californication, And, Real Men Don't Kill Coyotes, and then the ever popular Higher Ground.
  7. RHCFlea


    Jun 16, 2001
    Washington DC
    Yeah, I forgot about Soul to Squeeze. That's a great one. And Under the Bridge, though soft, is beautiful.
    Have you heard the bass-based Smells Like Teen Spirit by the peppers: It's very good, though not one of the best, and it's a cool rendition.
  8. Pure gold:)
  9. Walkabout, Soul to Squeeze, Higher ground, My friends, Me + My friends, Stone Cold Bush
  10. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    I am shocked that no one mentioned "Knock Me Down". That bassline ruled!!!
  11. I've always like Aeroplane. All around the world is good too. But I love playing soul 2 squeeze, great crowd fave also!
  12. SKB

    SKB Guest

    Around the world turns heads in my guitar class, and I like Get up and jump.

  13. Close. It's B MAJOR. I like that one too. :D


    Apr 13, 2001
    Kent, England.
    "Mellowship slinky" or "Falling into Grace"
  15. eViL cAkE

    eViL cAkE Guest

    Sep 6, 2001
    Just East of Dallas
    I like the laid back, Meters style funk on "Apache Rose Peacock" off of blood sugar sex magic. I also dig the greasy grooves during the instrumental interlude and the ending of "Funky Monks," where he plays some Bootsy-licious stizzuff.

    Mucho Gusto,
    eViL cAkE
  16. CaracasBass


    Jun 16, 2001
    Madrid, Spain
    Coffe Shop and Give it away!!!!!!!!!!!!
  17. paski


    Sep 2, 2001
    Split, Croatia
    Around the world, Knock Me Down and I like Road tirppin'
  18. Hamitt_13


    Aug 29, 2000
    Well im a metallica fan, so i like the song Around the wold!:D
  19. Almost every bassline off of "Blood Sugar Sex Magic", just because I thought his lines had matured so much at the point when it was recorded. "Mother's Milk" has a lot of good ones, too. :)
  20. the great one

    the great one

    Jan 25, 2001
    Phoenix, AZ
    "Soul To Squeeze" 'coz it's the first song I ever learned to play. I also won my girl with this song. I think.