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Psychedelic Bassists Tribute

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by page, Jul 6, 2005.


  1. Im a fan of psychedelia and there are some bassists that extend to the low into new realms of trippyness........so now lets give em some props.

    Jack Casady comes to mind, amazing fuzz bass.

    Bogert from Vanilla fudge, raga basslines :D

    Jack Bruce, what can be said of the man, genius

    Fellow from Traffic............im drawin blanks here, help me out brothers and sisters!
     
  2. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    I still think Apostrophe by Zappa (with Jack Bruce) is one of the coolest jams ever!
     
  3. Petary791

    Petary791

    Feb 20, 2005
    Michigan, USA
    I always thought Les Claypool in "On The Tweak Again" was pretty trippy...
     
  4. jazzblade

    jazzblade

    Jun 21, 2005
    Northern Cal
    Traffic:
    Rick Grech bass on till like 72 then David Hood on bass

    Lets not forget Phil Lesh from the dead he tripped sum and what a sound from the WALL!
     
  5. James Hart

    James Hart

    Feb 1, 2002
    toms_river.nj.us
    Endorsing Artist: see profile
    Roger Waters!
     
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  6. iamthebassman

    iamthebassman

    Feb 24, 2004
    Austin,Texas
    Endorsing Artist: Phantom Guitars, Eastwood Guitars
    Does McCartney count? Rain, Tomorrow Never Knows, It's All Too Much to name a few.
     
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  7. pklima

    pklima

    May 2, 2003
    Kraków, Polska
    The late Motoharu Yoshizawa. Granted, he played DB and EUB (often through heavy effects) but he was great in a really-out-there way.
     
  8. Muzique Fann

    Muzique Fann Howzit brah

    Dec 8, 2003
    Kauai, HI
    somebody already mentioned Roger Waters and Phil Lesh...so I'll add Mike Gordon.
     
  9. ryco

    ryco

    Apr 24, 2005
    97465
    Jimi Hendrix aka Noel Redding
     

  10. Ehhh Billy Cox was waaaaaaaaaaaaay Trippier.
     
  11. Give it up for the Phil zone!
     
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  12. JohnBarr

    JohnBarr

    Mar 19, 2004
    Central NY
    Dickie Peterson, Blue Cheer.




    You did say psychedellic ...
     
  13. *COLIN MOULDING*
     

  14. Of course...........Blue Cheer kicks ass, I remember reading a quote that said : "Blue Cheer Melted all of the soul outta their music with pure psychedelic destruction. "
     
  15. Futurebass

    Futurebass

    Jun 22, 2005
    Junior (Tomorrow)
    John Cale (Velvet Underground)
    John Frankovic (Plasticland)
    Nic Potter (Van Der Graaf Generator)
    Kevin Ayers (Soft Machine)
    Hugh Hopper (Soft Machine)
    Fred Smith (Television)
    David Gilmour (Syd Barrett's solo albums)
    Chris Squire (Yes)
    John Entwistle
    Pete Quaife (Kinks)
    That guy from the Beatles

    These guys were all psychedelic wizards

    The people who mention Phish and the Dead, you're joking right?
     
  16. Of course, the Dead never played a psychedelic song in their life. :rolleyes:
     
  17. Muzique Fann

    Muzique Fann Howzit brah

    Dec 8, 2003
    Kauai, HI
    Hey Futurebass,
    I bet Phil was taking LSD (among other things) before you were even born. You're also the first person I've ever heard say that Phish isn't Psychedelic. This isn't a personal attack on you, I'm just shocked.

    This thread is making me hungry -
    who's got my mushroom chocolates?
     

  18. Yeah, Im up for some Vanilla Fudge! :D
     
  19. Adam Barkley

    Adam Barkley Mayday!

    Aug 26, 2003
    Jackson, MS
    Never went to deep into psychedelia, but I dig Jack Casady's lines and tone. Steve Winwood from Traffic count?
     

  20. Yes indeed


    Psychedelia is probaly my favorite type of Music I guess you could say...........the trippier the better.

    Now im really craving some chocolate.