John McVie

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by JWC, Jan 17, 2001.

  1. JWC

    JWC Banned

    Oct 4, 2000
    I was watching Fleetwood Mac on Vh1 last night, on John is an awesome bassist live. On that little bass solo on
    "The Chain" he throws in some cool harmonics and what not.
  2. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    Agreed. John probably deserves a mention in the underrated bassist thread.
  3. The chorus of 'Go Your Own Way' is one of my favourite lines ever.
  4. rsautrey

    rsautrey Banned

    Jul 27, 2000
    John McVie was one of the reasons I wanted to play bass. Fleetwood Mac has some awesome songs with very tasteful basslines. He is severely underated. Anybody wanting to learn what to play to complement songs rather than show off should check him out.
  5. brianrost

    brianrost Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 26, 2000
    Boston, Taxachusetts
    I'm partial to the earlier FM stuff, the Peter Green and Danny Kirwan era bands.

    My favorite McVie line is "Station Man" which is really simple yet also pretty hard to copy the feel.