Poll: These guys are all playing on the same night, who would you see?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Mud, Aug 19, 2001.

Who would you see?

Poll closed Aug 20, 2001.
  1. Les Claypool

    13 vote(s)
  2. Tony Levin

    4 vote(s)
  3. Victor Wooten

    15 vote(s)
  4. Stanley Clark

    3 vote(s)
  5. Roger Waters

    6 vote(s)
  1. Mud


    Aug 19, 2001
    You heard that Les Claypool, Tony Levin, Victor Wooten, Stanley Clark & Roger Waters are all touring the same night in your hometown, who would you see?
  2. FalsehoodBass


    Jul 22, 2001
    Denver, CO
    i believe this belongs in "bassists"
    but regardless, i picked vic.
  3. Mud


    Aug 19, 2001
    Your Right!!
  4. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
  5. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    I've seen Vic, so I'll say Stanley.

    Mud, visit the other forums often?
  6. boogiebass


    Aug 16, 2000
    None, I'm too busy gigging to go hear other bassists, even the greats.
  7. JPJ


    Apr 21, 2001
    Chicago, IL
    I look forward to seeing John Paul Jones this Fall/Winter when his next solo album is released, but since he wasn't included in the poll, I'll go with Waters.
  8. I've seen Stanley, so I'll see Vic...

    Although I'd see Marcus instead of any of them :cool:
  9. Freakapotamus9


    Jun 20, 2001
    id go with les. vic and tony l. are the runners up
  10. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    yep, this is definitely bassists.

    oh, and i picked roger waters - i've seen all of em multiple times, and while i really dig the players, and no telling how often roger waters is going to come around.
  11. lowfreqguy


    Oct 18, 2000
    Tony Levin all the way! He's the man.
  12. Bass Guitar

    Bass Guitar Supporting Member

    Aug 13, 2001
    Victor Wooten - never seen him live, and I want to see how he does his magic with my own eyes...
  13. John Davis

    John Davis Guest

    Mar 27, 2001
    Houston, Texas
    Les Claypool. Just because I'm a really big fan and I've never seen them live.
  14. malthumb


    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    For me it comes down to Vic and Stanley. Even though I've seen Stanley more times than I can count, I give him the edge. He doesn't tour much anymore so I assume my opportunities to see him are a bit less frequent than my opportunities to see Vic.

    In any event, it would be a darn tough decision.


  15. Ditto to sicplayer.
  16. Richard Lindsey

    Richard Lindsey

    Mar 25, 2000
    Metro NYC
    Probably k. d. lang. None of those guys, on his own, has made a record I really love, and k. d. has.

    I'm kinda kidding but kinda not. My point--and I do have one--is that I don't really get interested in going to see bassists as such. I'd rather just see great music of some kind, whether it's on sax or voice or noseflutes or whatever than just go see some hot bass playing. This isn't reverse snobbery, I love great bass playing as much as anyone, but *by itself* it's not gonna get me out of the house if I don't care for the rest of the musical setting.
  17. Tony
  18. john turner

    john turner You don't want to do that. Trust me. Staff Member Administrator

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    how about roger waters? he's done some pretty good "music" related stuff in the past. ;)
  19. Richard Lindsey

    Richard Lindsey

    Mar 25, 2000
    Metro NYC
    Sure, it's just that I never dug Floyd all that much. All I'm saying is that I wouldn't go to a show just to see a bassist, though I'd be very happy to see a great bassist with an artist I really like (e.g., if Levin came through town with Peter Gabriel). See what I mean? No intention to dis any of those guys.