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whats a great bass solo song?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by korngod_04, Jun 6, 2001.

  1. korngod_04


    Feb 11, 2001
    whats a really good solo song?
  2. if you mean totally solo, almost everyone agrees on classical thump (vic wooten) and portrait of tracy (jaco)... if you mean a song with a bass solo in it, the who's "my generation" and rancid's "maxwell murder" come to mind.
  3. I love Victor Bailey's disks, and Marcus Millers first two, for bass solos in a song. I will get burned for this but Vic's Show of Hands bores me to death, he is a great player but every time I try to listen to that disk. . . it gets turned off.
  4. Judging by your name, you like metal. I really like "Stein's Theme" by Project 86, even though you probably haven't heard of them. Another that everybody's heard is "N.I.B." by Black Sabbath.
  5. Anestesia (Pulling Teeth) by Cliff Burton (Metallica)
    is a complete solo with drums in the last bit. Amazing tune.
  6. Aeroplane by the chili peppers has an awesome bass solo not to mention a great bassline all the way through.
  7. Bass gone Loco

    Bass gone Loco

    May 31, 2001
    I agree with anestesia, very great tune and long solo.
  8. one big one comes to mind: Rancid's "Axiom"
  9. Incubus's battlestar inter.... (don't know the rest of it)
  10. Dave Castelo

    Dave Castelo

    Apr 19, 2000
    donĀ“t forget "Maxwell Murder" :)
  11. David-Adler


    Feb 28, 2001
    Bonn, Germany
    Incubus - Battle Star Scralachtica
  12. "A Show Hands" - Victor Wooten
    "The Enourmous Room" - Michael Manring

    Two great solo pieces.
  13. alembicbones


    Nov 10, 2000
    Seattle, WA
    "School Days" - Stanley Clarke

    "Portrait of Tracy" - Jaco (2nd Vote)
  14. The intro to "Fish On" by Primus is a kickass little bass solo. Also listen to "Severed" or "Under My Skin" by Mudvayne, great solo bass breaks.
  15. Eric Cioe

    Eric Cioe

    Jun 4, 2001
    Missoula, MT
    oh yes the dance of eternity by dream theater. great solo. too much distortion, but good

    also, the song metropolis pt1 by dream theater
  16. Mike N

    Mike N Missing the old TB Supporting Member

    Jan 28, 2001
    Spencerport, New York
    Williams Tale-Manowar
  17. A pretty good one is porno creep by korn, kinda easy though.
  18. the bass in everything dies by type o negative is good, but i don't really know if you can call it a solo

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