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Who played bass on "Thriller" (album)?

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by cronker, Feb 4, 2016.

  1. cronker


    Feb 13, 2007
    my research says Louis Johnson.
    Incredible work.
    Oldschool94 likes this.
  2. hs123


    Aug 11, 2011
    Westminster CO
    I decided to go into my BassMint and grab my vinyl:
    Wanna Be Starting Sumpin
    Louis Johnson: Bass

    Baby Be Mine
    Greg Phillinganes: Synthesizer
    Michael Boddicker and David Paich: Sythesizer

    The Girl is Mine
    Louis Johnson: Bass

    Greg Phillinganes, Rod Temperton, Brian Banks: Synthesizer

    Beat It
    Steve Lukather: Guitars, Electric Bass

    Billie Jean
    Louis Johnson: Bass

    Human Nature
    David Paich, Steve Porcaro: Synthesizer

    Louis Johnson: Bass

    The Lady In My Life
    Louis Johnson: Bass

    Recorded at Ocean Way Recording Studios, Las Angeles CA
    Louis Johnson and Janet Jackson appear courtesy of A&M Records Inc.

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