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Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Starburst, May 6, 2010.
For me it was 1967 when I heard Mel Pachutas Bass on the Human Beinz Nobody But Me single.
For me it was the early 1990's (I Think I was 14), and I heard Black Sabbath "War Pigs" for the first time...... Geezer is the man, when it comes to "old school metal" bass playing as far as I am concerned.
The "My Generation" medley from LIVE AT LEEDS
Sugarloaf - Green Eyed Lady
I have three.
1. Black Sabbath - Hand of Doom
2. Metallica - Anesthesia
2. Cannibal Corpse - Hammer Smashed Face
Three totally different playing styles from three different generations of metal. At this point in my life I was already pretty much a dyed in the wool metalhead and these three examples laid the primary foundation for the style I eventually developed for myself.
"Welcome to the Jungle". Love Duff's tone, knew from then on I wanted to play bass.
"Bourée" - Jethro Tull
Probably Lunchbox off of The Last Tour on Earth album. The interlude on that song was the first time I really noticed the bass.
I Want You Back
I'm not kidding when I say
Smoke on the Water
Close to the Edge by Yes. Thank's to Dad for setting be down deliberately and blowing my little mind.
Kiss Kiss Kiss by Ananda Project, don't know the bass player, sweet funky groove
Voyager - Daft Punk
Bon Jovi "Living On A Prayer"
Culture Club's "Do You Really Want To Hurt Me" - the breakdown section with the reggae-ish bass line. I remember asking my mother what instrument played that part and she told me she thought it was the bass.
i remember wanting to learn to play crazy train by ozzy so i could play it with my friends. after that, i remember telling myself i would be a good bassist when i could play steal away (the night) also ozzy... i used to listen to a lot of that.
You and I - Rick James
Man, Rick's funk was DEEP.
Jump Into The Fire by Harry Nielson & Apostrophe by Frank Zappa featuring Jack Bruce
Higher Ground - RHCP