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Ron Wood? Jeff Beck?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Figjam, Aug 26, 2004.

  1. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    On the Jeff Beck cd Blow by Blow , is it Ron Wood on bass?

    I want to find out who played on this cd, i quite like it.
  2. Chris A

    Chris A Chemo sucks!

    Feb 25, 2000
    Manchester NH

    I thought it was Phil Chen........

    Chris A. :rolleyes: :bassist:
  3. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Yea it could be, thats why im asking, i have very little clue.

    How sure are you?
  4. Figjam


    Aug 5, 2003
    Boston, MA
    Thanks. Anyone else like his playing or is it just me?

  5. I've liked everything I have heard from him. He's great.
  6. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    I saw Phil Chen live once when he toured with Rod Stewart "back in the day." They turned him loose for an incredible solo! The entire band actually left the stage for what seemed like ten minutes. I know long solos like that aren't in style anymore, but it was a real treat for this bass player. Phil is a monster player. He seemed to do it all in those ten minutes. He was incredibly funky and melodic at the same time, playing fingerstyle and slap. He's one of the best bass players to come out of Jamaica IMHO. :cool:
  7. JimK


    Dec 12, 1999
    C'mon...Ron Wood ain't that funky!

    There is a Phil Chen to Ron Wood bass-connection, though.

    In the early daze, Wood played bass with Jeff Beck(Beck-Ola, Truth) and then with Rod Stewart(Every Picture Tells A Story, "Maggie May").

    Phil Chen played bass with Jeff Beck(Blow By Blow) and then with Rod Stewart.

    Chen is a big Jamerson freak.
    Richard Bailey's drum work on Blow By Blow is also happenin'.
  8. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    I also really dug the Richard Bailey, Phil Chen combo :bassist:
  9. The bass players on Jeff Beck's Blow by Blow LP were Mo Foster, Wilbur Bascomb, and Phil Chen. ;)
  10. jerry

    jerry Doesn't know BDO Gold Supporting Member

    Dec 13, 1999
    I'm pretty sure it was only Phil Chen on Blow By Blow, Wilber on Wired, and Mo Foster on Back to Beck.
  11. Ron Wood wasn't the bassist on 'Blow by Blow', but he did play bass on Jeff Beck's 'Truth' album.
  12. r379


    Jul 28, 2004
    Dallas, Texas
    If memory serves, he was also the bassist on "Beck-ola" and the first Rod Stewart solo album. Ron had a distinctive style on bass and I enjoyed listening to him. He could play "lead bass" and yet hold down the bottom; one of the early players to do so in my opinion.

    Here's a new thread: Guitar players who take up bass. On the other hand, it's probably been done before.
  13. Paul A

    Paul A

    Dec 13, 1999
    Hertfordshire U.K!
    I think Ron has done a fair bit of Bass on Stones tracks?
    Correct me if I'm wrong.
  14. Ron Wood played bass on Rod Stewart's album with "maggie may" and "you wear it well"-
    pretty sloppy, and quite a few flubbed notes....