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Your favorite bass cd?

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Ibanizian, Jun 21, 2001.

  1. I am wondering a thing: waht is for you guys, your favorite bass cd?

    Me, i have 2
    1) Sailing the seas of cheese of Primus, because Les kicks ass on this record
    2) Blood sugar sex magik of the rhcp, flea is doing great on the record

    what about you?
  2. By-Tor


    Apr 13, 2000
    Sacramento, CA
    If it's cd by a bassist, I would have to say "If This Bass Could Talk" by Stanley Clarke.

    But if it's a cd with great bass I would say anything by RUSH.
  3. Oh this could take a while, to list all of my favourites. So I'll just list a few.

    Paul Simon - Graceland
    Rush - anything
    Black Sabbath - Paranoid
    Led Zeppelin - Led Zeppelin II

    That's enough for now, I'm sure you'll get a lot more responses.
  4. Christopher


    Apr 28, 2000
    New York, NY
    For CD's featuring bass as lead:

    Victor Bailey "Bottom's Up"
    Richard Bona "Scenes From My Life"
    Stu Hamm "Kings of Sleep"
    Tony Levin "Waters of Eden"
    Michael Manring "Drastic Measures"
    Marcus Miller "M2"
  5. Funkster

    Funkster Supporting Member

    Apr 6, 2000
    Wormtown, MA
    Stanley Clarks, School Day's
    Weather Report, Heavy Weather
  6. DaveBeny


    Mar 22, 2000
    London, UK
    Off the top of my head, some albums with GREAT bass playing...

    Back Door: 'Back Door'
    Back Door: '8th Street Nites'
    Colin Hodgkinson: 'The Bottom Line'
    Weather Report: 'Heavy Weather'
    Cream: 'Disraeli Gears'
    Cream: 'Wheels Of Fire'
    Jaco Pastorius: 'Jaco Pastorius'
    Jaco Pastorius 'Invitation'
    Marvin Gaye: 'What's Going On'
    Jonas Hellborg: 'Elegant Punk'
    Herbie Hancock: 'Headhunters'
    Herbie Hancock: 'Thrust'
    Joni Mitchell: 'Hejira'
    Steely Dan: 'Aja'
    Donald Fagen: 'The Nightfly'
    Return To Forever: 'Romantic Warrior'

  7. I realise that I will probably get people bagging me for saying this, BUT, I think that Papa Roach's "Infest" and Limp Bizkit's "Chocolate Star...." have great bass playing. Tobin from Papa Roach is incredibly solid, has some fat tones and is a decent player.
    Sam from Limp Bizkit is one of the most inventive players in the "charts" and this shows through in the songs because the band allows him to do what he wants.

    If you feel the need to hassle me about "crappy nu-metal" bassists, don't. The truth is, I DON'T GIVE A SH*T!! I try to be as open in my musical tastes as possible. Just because I happen to like Limp Bizkit, doesn't mean that I am some pre-pubescent child who listens to music because it is trendy. Just because I like Sam Rivers doesn't mean that I don't love the playing of others, like Claypool, CLarke, Burton, Lessard, Flea, Sting etc....
  8. furtim


    Dec 12, 1999
    Boston, MA, USA
    By-Tor: Why not combine categories and put down Geddy Lee's My Favorite Headache? I'm listening to it right now, as a matter of fact. =)
  9. Yvon

    Yvon Supporting Member

    Nov 2, 2000
    Montreal, Canada
    peter gabriel/so
    Hiram Bullock/many's car wash
    Tony Levin/water of eden
  10. 1) "Drastic Measures" by Michael Manring
    2) "Flight of the Cosmic Hippo" by Bela Fleck and the Flecktones
    3) "Hemispheres" by Rush
    4) "Double Nickels on the Dime" by the Minutemen
    5) "Number Two Express" by Christian McBride

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