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Who's good and dead?

Discussion in 'Bassists [BG]' started by Skel, Feb 21, 2006.


  1. Skel

    Skel

    Jun 19, 2005
    Boulder, Colorado
    Inspired by another thread and a moderator's post, I thought "who's good and dead"? Ok, I'll start with John Entwistle. I need to catch up on who's dead. Morbid? Totally.

    Skel
     
  2. I'm expecting royalties.


    I'll state the obvious and get it out of the way..... Jaco.
     
  3. Skel

    Skel

    Jun 19, 2005
    Boulder, Colorado
    Laughing!

    Skel
     
  4. Skel

    Skel

    Jun 19, 2005
    Boulder, Colorado
    And no, Keith Richards didn't play bass.

    Skel
     
  5. skewh

    skewh

    Sep 5, 2005
    Ithaca, NY
    Actually, Keith played bass in a band called The Dirty Mac with John Lennon, Eric Clapton and Mitch Mitchell for the Rolling Stones' Rock and Roll Circus.

    Edit: And to stay on topic: Jaco Pastorius and Charles Mingus, to name a couple.
     
  6. Berry Oakley (Allman Brothers band)
     
  7. Skel

    Skel

    Jun 19, 2005
    Boulder, Colorado
    No kidding - Berry Oakley was awesome. We should include how they died - like how did John Enswistle *really* die?

    Skel
     
  8. An old buddy of mine that died about a year ago... Carl Ekendahl. Not a finer man in shoe leather, great guy... wonderful father, left 2 kids a wife and a fleet of Warwick's and a law office behind. I got his Jazz bass... it kinda slipped through the cracks, and his wife is letting me buy it! :hyper:
     
  9. ray brown is good, and to the best of my knowledge, dead
     
  10. Allright I'll be the "MetalHead"........Cliff Burton :eek:
     
  11. Thunder_Fingers

    Thunder_Fingers

    Jun 24, 2004
    Norway
    :eek:


    forgotten the great powerful Phil Lynnott
     
  12. PhR

    PhR

    Dec 13, 2005
    Finland
    The unknown and underrated Doug Rauch
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  13. Allen Woody of Gov't Mule, he was great.
     
  14. Skel

    Skel

    Jun 19, 2005
    Boulder, Colorado
    Oh yea. I forgot about him. This was the band nobody could quite make up their mind about back in the 70's. I think they were ahead of their time. Great stuff.

    Skel
     
  15. Turock

    Turock Supporting Member

    Apr 30, 2000
    Melnibone
    James Jamerson
    Bernard Edwards
    Randy Jo Hobbs (Johnny Winter)
    Ronnie Lane
    Gary Thain
    Bobby Sheehan
    Maurice Gibb
    Rick Danko
    Chas Chandler
    Carl Radle
    Rana Ross
    Greg Ridley
    Willie Dixon
    Joe Schermie (Three Dog Night)
    Ray Brown

    RIP
     
  16. SGT. Pepper

    SGT. Pepper Banned

    Nov 20, 2005
    Phila,Pa.
    +1 Yes he played a P-Bass.
     
  17. SGT. Pepper

    SGT. Pepper Banned

    Nov 20, 2005
    Phila,Pa.
    Sid Vicious, but he wasn't that good.
     
  18. Skel

    Skel

    Jun 19, 2005
    Boulder, Colorado
    Turock - you get the gold star. Plus you reminded me of Carl Radle, and I loved those old Clapton albums SOOO much!

    Skel
     
  19. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
    Rick Danko
     
  20. Jaco, Jamerson, and Phil Lynnot.