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Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by zack01, Aug 18, 2002.
For starters try the article "The Players Who Shaped the 20th Century Bass." That ought to keep you busy for a number of years
Here's the link - http://archive.bassplayer.com/z2000/0001/cent1.shtml
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Listen to Motown stuff and hear James Jamerson. That's a good starting point. Also, Paul McCartney, 70's funk/RNB (best of 70's funk CD's are readily available at most music stores for fairly cheap).
That should be a good start. I'm sure other people will have further and more advanced suggestions (Marcus Miller, Victor Wooten, Jaco - there's a few).
For Rock music:
The Beatles "Red" and "Blue" collections would be a great place to start.
this type of thread has been posted countless times in the past. please just do a search and you will find many great bassists worth checking out, also do a search in recordings as well.