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Who would be your "Bass Pope"?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by girlonbass, Mar 12, 2013.

  1. girlonbass


    Apr 3, 2009
    Since the world is waiting for the next pope to be elected. If you had to vote for a Bass Pope, who would you vote for? Doesn't have to be Catholic. Just a godlike bass player. :)
  2. John Deacon!
  3. GlassOnion

    GlassOnion 1.21 Gigawatts

    Apr 4, 2011
    Tempe Arizona
    I have a feeling I will get rasped for this...

  4. Unrepresented

    Unrepresented Something Borderline Offensive

    Jul 1, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    He was a Funky Monk, not a pope.
  5. fisticuffs

    fisticuffs Commercial User

    May 3, 2011
    Madison, WI
    Trick question, Lemmy is God.
  6. Jazzdogg

    Jazzdogg Less barking, more wagging!

    Jul 29, 2006
    San Diego, CA
    Mike Pope, of course. :D
    bass nitro likes this.
  7. SirMjac28

    SirMjac28 Patiently Waiting For The Next British Invasion

    Aug 25, 2010
    The Great Midwest
    +1 :)
  8. jbybj

    jbybj Supporting Member

    Jun 11, 2008
    Los Angeles
    Bass Pope? That is blasphemous right there. The bass is a wondrous, loving, holey endeavor, and the Pope? Wait, I thought religion was off limits on TB. I better stop.
  9. exidor


    Jul 10, 2011
    I have a lot that come to mind.but as long as their is a background check and he has no
    history of molestations. my vote is yes! to who ever you all pick.I just do what I'm told with out question or care if it doesn't line up with scripture.
  10. Plucky The Bassist

    Plucky The Bassist ZOMG! I'm back from the dead!

    Jul 30, 2010
    Houston, TX
  11. tgriley62


    Jan 25, 2011
    S.E. Mo
    Dave "the pope" Hope
  12. Exploiter8

    Exploiter8 Demons run when a good man goes to war

    Jan 18, 2010
    Commercial FREE!
    I prefer my pope to be passive. I don't like a pope that is active in other's lives.

  13. Malak the Mad

    Malak the Mad Over the River and through the Looking Glass Supporting Member

    Even though I've been a huge Rush/Geddy Lee fan since the late 80's, I'd have to go with Tony Levin. His recording and live experience covers an incredibly broad range of music and instruments (4's, 5's, Warr's, Chapman Stick, etcÂ…). And then there's his personal innovations which he's shared with the music community. For example, check out the behind-the-scenes story of the bass line for Peter Gabriel's "Big Time".

    It's astonishing that it all comes from one person. So, if I had to choose a representative that would encompass the greatest range of "what one can do with a bass", and would respect the widest variety of music, I would choose the Good Mr. Levin, aka "Papa Bear".
  14. Bootsy!!!
  15. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

  16. vision

    vision It's all about the groove!

    Feb 25, 2005
    Ann Arbor, MI
    Endorsing Artist: MTD Basses, La Bella Strings, and 64 Audio IEMs
    Anthony Jackson.
  17. jlepre

    jlepre Supporting Member

    Nov 12, 2007
    Cedar Knolls, NJ
  18. He is in one of my basses. He's my Pope.
  19. Jaco Taco

    Jaco Taco

    Jul 30, 2012
    Pope Christopher Squire III
  20. groooooove

    groooooove Supporting Member

    Dec 17, 2008
    Long Island, NY
    i'm a proud atheist, but if there is anyone i consider a religious figure, he's the one.

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