Tony Franklin

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Yvon, Mar 11, 2001.

  1. Yvon

    Yvon Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    He is quite a good player, I love his playing. But nobody ever talk about him, here or in magasine.

    what do you think of him?
  2. I saw him with The Firm back in '86 and I thought he was great. Not a lot of fretless players in arena rock back then.
  3. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Last time I heard him was on Carmin Appice's Guitar Zeus. Solid. Just not one of my favorites (no offence!).
  4. gweimer


    Apr 6, 2000
    Columbus, OH
    He and Chris Slade are what made The Firm work. When I saw them live, I was astounded at how tight they were. I usually remember to list them on those "best rhythm sections" threads - maybe I should pop over there and do it.
  5. john turner

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

    Mar 14, 2000
    atlanta ga
    i loved his work with blue murder. that first album was pretty cool - everything whitesnake was trying to do and failing at at the time. imo.
  6. tony is great, love his work. i don't know why be he always reminds me of Kasim Sulton another under rated bass player
  7. ytsebri


    Sep 1, 2000
    Tony's bad. Blue Murder was great! He also played a wicked line on "Black Widow" on the Humanary Stew - Tribute to Alice Cooper album