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Name A Song That Started Your Bass Interest.

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Starburst, May 6, 2010.


  1. Starburst

    Starburst

    Aug 18, 2007
    For me it was 1967 when I heard Mel Pachutas Bass on the Human Beinz Nobody But Me single.
     
  2. JMac- Wiskerface Designs

    JMac- Wiskerface Designs Terror headcase dude

    Jul 8, 2009
    Atlanta, GA
    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.
     
  3. Daveomd

    Daveomd

    Feb 28, 2010
    The "My Generation" medley from LIVE AT LEEDS
     
  4. Sugarloaf - Green Eyed Lady
     
  5. 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.
     
  6. Gasman

    Gasman Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 9, 2007
    South Carolina
    "Welcome to the Jungle". Love Duff's tone, knew from then on I wanted to play bass.
     
  7. ogrossman

    ogrossman

    May 20, 2006
    Minneapolis, MN
    "Bourée" - Jethro Tull
     
  8. MRDOOM

    MRDOOM

    Jul 16, 2009
    Utah
    Probably Lunchbox off of The Last Tour on Earth album. The interlude on that song was the first time I really noticed the bass.
     
  9. Roundabout

    I Want You Back

    Come Together
     
  10. M0ses

    M0ses

    Sep 11, 2009
    Los Angeles
    I'm not kidding when I say

    Smoke on the Water
     
  11. ElMon

    ElMon Supporting Member

    May 30, 2004
    Oklahoma City, OK
    Close to the Edge by Yes. Thank's to Dad for setting be down deliberately and blowing my little mind.
     
  12. powerbass

    powerbass Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2006
    western MA
    Kiss Kiss Kiss by Ananda Project, don't know the bass player, sweet funky groove
     
  13. catduo

    catduo

    Oct 12, 2009
    Voyager - Daft Punk
     
  14. oldno.7

    oldno.7

    Aug 23, 2009
    Bon Jovi "Living On A Prayer"
     
  15. bass12

    bass12 Say "Ahhh"... Supporting Member

    Jun 8, 2008
    Montreal, Canada
    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.
     
  16. 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.
     
  17. You and I - Rick James

     
  18. ElMon

    ElMon Supporting Member

    May 30, 2004
    Oklahoma City, OK
    Man, Rick's funk was DEEP.
     
  19. Barkless Dog

    Barkless Dog Barkless to a point

    Jan 19, 2007
    Jump Into The Fire by Harry Nielson & Apostrophe by Frank Zappa featuring Jack Bruce
     
  20. Goatee220

    Goatee220 Bassist/Photographer/Goalie Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 10, 2009
    Spring City, PA
    Higher Ground - RHCP
     

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