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Title for book about the bass player

Discussion in 'Bass Humor & Gig Stories [BG]' started by bigcardinal, Dec 15, 2005.

  1. If there was a book writen about the role/importance of the bass player in the band or in music in general, what would its title be? Here are some of my suggestions:

    "The Invisible Musician"

    "Thumper: The Bass Player and the Damage Done"

    "The Bass Player: The Glue that Holds the Guitarist Down"

    ...um, as you can tell, this is not too serious! Lets here some titles.
  2. "Why is that guys guitar so big?"
  3. The Glass Just Fell Off the Counter
    Fish? I Think Not
    The Bass Player: Wait, we published this?
  4. Folmeister

    Folmeister Knowledge is Good - Emile Faber Supporting Member

    May 7, 2003
    Tomball, Texas
    Standing in the Shadows of the PA

    Who Farted?

    Confessions of the Guy Who Does All of the Work

    Guess Who is Not Going Through the FOH?

    Crazy Legs: The Guy Who Stood in One Spot for Hours at a Time

    He Ain't Heavy, He's My Bass Amp!

    Pumping Iron: Success Secrets of the 3:00 AM Load-Out

    The Complete Idiot's Guide to Fame, Fortune, and Romance

    Welcome to the Sausage Fest: Confessions of a TB Addict
  5. Pennydreadful

    Pennydreadful Goin out West

    Jun 13, 2005
    Arlington, Texas
    :eek: It's me!
  6. Who's that guy on stage?

    Four strings. Why is it missing the other two?

    The two finger waltz.
  7. Pennydreadful

    Pennydreadful Goin out West

    Jun 13, 2005
    Arlington, Texas
    Who's the Guy with his Ear on the Monitor?
  8. quallabone


    Aug 2, 2003
    Bassist - the joys of going home alone.

    Unless you're in a FUNK BAND!!!
  9. purfektstranger


    Apr 10, 2003
    Lost in Mix

    Bassic Extinct
  10. Alvaro Martín Gómez A.

    Alvaro Martín Gómez A. TalkBass' resident Bongo + cowbell player

    "The Incognito Hero" by Me.

    "The Biggest Moron On Earth" by Scott Thunes. :scowl:
  11. darkblack99

    darkblack99 Supporting Member

    Moving The Molecules Majestically

    My, That Drummer Needs A Pedicure

    Slap, Tap, and Stroll
  12. Andy Brown

    Andy Brown Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jul 23, 2004
    Rhode Island
    Founder/Owner: Wing Instruments
    Often Zero, Unsung Hero
  13. Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson Supporting Member

    Jan 12, 2005
    Toronto, Ontario
    Endorsing Artist: Elixir® Strings
    The Bassist: Why so many strings?

  14. Phil Mastro

    Phil Mastro

    Nov 18, 2004
    The Bassist who wouldn't post in the right forum

    Frets are for weeny guitarists
    Scales less than 30" are for weeny guitarists
    String smaller than 0.030" are for weeny guitarists
    Wideneck basses aren't for weeny guitarists
    We don't need no effects to sound good, unlike weeny guitarists

    That kinda covers it I think ;)
  15. The Heart of the Beat.

    The Bassic Facts

    Times Are 'A Changin, The Invention of the Electric Bass

    Heartbeat Of The Soul

    First to Arrive, Last to Leave...Alone.

  16. sethlow3

    sethlow3 Supporting Member

    Jun 19, 2003
    Nashville, Tennessee
    "Groove or not to groove"

    "Easy to learn difficult to master"
  17. "Harmony"
  18. quallabone


    Aug 2, 2003
    Bass- it looked easier than guitar.
  19. mgood


    Sep 29, 2001
    Levelland, Texas
    The Bottom Line
  20. bassksun

    bassksun Supporting Member

    Mar 5, 2004
    Las Vegas,NV
    Turn That Thing Down!