John... Deacon or Stirratt?

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by mellowgerman, Nov 17, 2015.


  1. mellowgerman

    mellowgerman Supporting Member

    Jan 23, 2008
    Orlando, FL
    Ever seen the two of them in the same room or photo together?
    But all joking aside, these are two of my favorite bassists, for similar reasons, with similar faces, similar basses (sometimes), and I think their playing is stylistically relatively similar and versatile as well.
    Obviously I know they're not from the exact same era, but anybody else ever notice this or am I crazy?

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  2. bholder

    bholder Affable Sociopath Gold Supporting Member Supporting Member

    Sep 2, 2001
    Vestal, NY
    Received a gift from Sire* (see sig)
    ummm..... who? got some reading up to do... Ah ok, I knew I should know John Deacon, the other guy, never listened to Wilco much I guess. Funny resemblance.
     
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  3. mellowinman

    mellowinman Free Man

    Oct 19, 2011
    Minneapolis
    This is how I remember John Deacon:

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  4. mellowgerman

    mellowgerman Supporting Member

    Jan 23, 2008
    Orlando, FL
    ha i guess i should have mentioned what bands they're in. both kinda underdogs i suppose, but both great, super tasteful players
     
  5. dave64o

    dave64o Talkbass Top 10 all time lowest talent/gear ratio! Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 15, 2000
    Southern NJ
    Until I saw this particular picture, it never occurred to me just how much my brother-in-law looks like John Deacon (seriously, that picture looks a lot like my BIL).


    And I've never seen THEM in the same room at the same time. Coincidence? Hmmmmmm .......
     
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