Good slow songs on bass

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by ahhelpme, Oct 19, 2005.

  1. ahhelpme


    Aug 26, 2004
    Can anyone reccomend any good slow emotive songs on bass?
  2. ras1983


    Dec 28, 2004
    Sydney, Australia
    Still got the blues - Gary Moore
  3. Linda Ronstadt's version of, "Crazy," on her album, "Hasten Down The Wind." It's so slow it's almost backwards, but it's sooo smooth. ;)

    Also, "Punch Drunk," on Sade's album, "Promise." Very nice, slow instrumental tune. Sounds like something you'd hear a band play at the end of a long night.

    Mike ;)
  4. mikemulcahy


    Jun 13, 2000
    The Abyss
    True Devotion - EW&F

  5. DaftCat


    Jul 26, 2004
    Medicine Hat
    Time After Time - Cyndi Lauper
    Lady in Red - Chris DeBurgh
  6. BassGod


    Jan 21, 2004
    'Soul To Squeeze' by the Chili Peppers. IMO, it's one of Flea's best.

    Graeme :bassist:
  7. Ryan L.

    Ryan L. Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Aug 7, 2000
    West Fargo, ND
  8. "I Ain't Got Nothin' But the Blues"
    Robben Ford version.
  9. PunkerTrav


    Jul 18, 2001
    Canada & USA

    One of my favorite tunes. Thanks for mentioning it.
  10. How could anyone forget this one? ;)

  11. Philbiker

    Philbiker Pat's the best!

    Dec 28, 2000
    Northern Virginia, USA
    "Something" by The Beatles
  12. "Dance with Me" Orleans (70s one hit wonder).

    Sorta slow, but a beautiful bass line.
  13. "Mama I'm comin home" Ozzy.

    Tasty fretless, mmm, mmm.
  14. Squidfinger

    Squidfinger I wish I could sing like Rick Danko.

    Jan 7, 2004
    Shreveport LA
    "Hold on to my Heart" by W.A.S.P.

    I'm not kidding.
  15. All the jazz ones came to mind first.......

    Sweet Soul - Peter Erskine
    Blackberry Winter - Keith Jarrett
    Silence - Jarrett
    Mary's Song - Bill Evans
  16. Weather Report - A Remark you made
  17. Larry99

    Larry99 Supporting Member

    Aug 17, 2005
    Philadelphia, PA
    +1 ...the bomb.
  18. Ben Rose

    Ben Rose

    Jan 12, 2004
    Every Time You Go Away - Paul Young w/ Pino on bass.
  19. BigTopBruno


    Sep 6, 2002
    NJ, USA
    Big Empty - Stone Temple Pilots