Songs that are just plain fun!

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by Komakino, Sep 21, 2001.

  1. What songs do you play along to because they're just plain fun to play? Even if it's only beating out roots but you do it cos you can sing to it at the same time!

    I love playing Psycho Killer by Talking Heads, and Should I Stay or Should I Go by The Clash.

    I'm also pretty fond of Transmission by Joy Division and that's only


    repeated ad nauseum (with a little bit extra occasionally) but it's fun!
  2. White Riot by The Clash
    Sell Out by Reel Big Fish
    All my Best friends are metalheads by Less Than Jake
    Sundya Morning by No Doubt
    Rearviewmirror by Pearl Jam
  3. Sugar -System of a down
    Wynonas Big Brown Beaver -Primus
    The Love Shack -B-52s
  4. Sunday Morning has a cool riff, but I can't place where the rest of it fits in!

    I've never tried White Riot, but I'm gonna have to look out for it.
  5. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    Feel like makin' love by Bad Company.
  6. aeroplane-rhcp
    killing in the name of-ratm
    my own summer-deftones
    little things-bush
    quiet-smashing pumpkins
  7. This Time - Smashing Pumpkins (not particularly hard or anything, but I love the song)

    National Anthem - Radiohead (EXTREMELY repetitive, but fun)

    N.I.B. - Primus w/ Ozzy Osbourne (I don't know all of the fills or the solo, but its really fun to play and go crazy on.)
  8. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    Tool is VERY fun to play over and over and over again. The Paitent is fun to play. so is schisem. mudvaynes Death Blooms over and over again. chop suey is fun to play to.
  9. Woodchuck


    Apr 21, 2000
    Atlanta / Macon (sigh)
    Gallien Krueger for the last 12 years!
    Try slapping "King's Lead Hat" by Eno
    "Spanish Bombs" by the Clash
    "Living Loving Woman" by Led Zep.
    Those are more fun than humans ought to be allowed to have. My apologies to David Letterman! ;)
  10. melvin


    Apr 28, 2001
    Groove is in the Heart by Dee-Lite

    That song is great fun. :D
  11. These are songs that my band sometimes plays just 'cause theyre fun.

    Self Esteem - The Offspring
    Like A Rolling Stone - Bob Dylan
    Roadhouse Blues - The Doors
    Another Brick In The Wall pt2 - Pink Floyd
    Come As You Are - Nirvana
    All Along The Watchtower - Dylan/Hendrix
    Layla - Eric Clapton
    Gloria - Van Morrison
    Daughter - Pearl Jam
  12. Nikehawk

    Nikehawk Guest

    Jul 29, 2001
    Yorkville, IL, USA
    My band plays Feel Like Makin' Love at shows every once in a while (we usually only play originals). I love the bass line to that song!! Not to mention everything else about the song rules!!!


    Baby, when I think about you, I think about love (love) (love)


    (Singing off)

    That song rules!!!
  13. i love playing chili's stuff that is nice and funky and then breaks into a nice melodic chorus,

    Around the world,
    apache rose peacock.

    then i like songs that sound brilliant with just bass,

    rappers delight (sugarhill gang)
    tommy the cat (primus)

    - Russ
  14. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    i also find "Psycho Killer" very fun to play

    BTW> see this:

    Fieldy is getting his ass kicked :)

    Alembic Europa (133 votes)
    Fieldy (29 votes)
    Jennifer Lopez (179 votes)
    They all suck (52 votes)
    (Total Votes: 393 )
  15. Hmmm, Jennifer....err..I mean Alembic!!! That's it! ;)
  16. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB

    Jan 28, 2001
    New York
    Bad Religion-Godsmack
    Pretty Fly(For a White Guy)-Offspring
    Come Out And Play-Offspring
    Duck And Run-3 Doors Down
  17. Would? - Alice in Chains
    Junkhead - Alice in Chains
    Malleus Malifecarum - AFI
    Despair Factor - AFI
    Roots Radicals - Rancid
  18. malthumb


    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    I just pumped another size 10 up his hiney. :D

    Two guesses where my vote went. (hint - my profile is a dead giveaway)


  19. malthumb


    Mar 25, 2001
    The Motor City
    Getting back on subject. Fun songs:

    Mista Cool by The Bros. Johnson. Definitely a thumbslingers' delight!!

    I'll Take You There by The Staple Singers. Nice finger funk groove that's easy to play.