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Old 11-21-2005, 11:03 AM   #1 (permalink)
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Who do you think is the best bassist ever?
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Old 11-21-2005, 11:23 AM   #2 (permalink)
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Ive seen you on muiltipul forums saying Metallica and slayer are the worst **** you kid go suck your **** while you listen to your ****ing emo **** I bet you do listen to emo music
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Old 11-21-2005, 11:23 AM   #3 (permalink)
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haha.....normally I would call someone a dumbass for this....but I know your joking
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Old 11-21-2005, 12:04 PM   #4 (permalink)
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the guy from primus... can you imagine what metallica would be like if they would have taken him? other then that I havent seen anyone really try anything innovative with a bass.there is probably some good stuff out there though. do all bassists have to look like bassists?
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Old 11-21-2005, 01:11 PM   #5 (permalink)
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James Jamerson.

Dont believe me? Then here's just some of his work...

TRACKS

A Place In The Sun - Stevie Wonder [album version]
Agent Double O Soul - Edwin Starr
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Diana & Supremes
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Diana Ross
Ain't No Mountain High Enough - Marvin ***e/Tammy Terrell
Ain't Nothing Like The Real Thing - Marvin ***e/Tammy Terrell
Ain't That Asking For Trouble - Stevie Wonder [album version]
Aint That Peculiar - Marvin ***e
Ain't To Proud To Beg - Temptations
All I Need is Time" - Gladys Knight & Pips *
All in the Game - Four Tops (Chuck Whaley)
Angie Girl - Stevie Wonder [album version]
Ask The Lonely - Four Tops
Baby Don't Do It - Stevie Wonder [album version]
Baby Love - Supremes *
Baby I Need Your Loving - Four Tops
Beauty Is Only Skin Deep - Temptations
Behind A Painted Smile - Isley Brothers *
Bernadette - Four Tops
Between Her Goodbye and My Hello" - Gladys Knight & Pips *
Can I Get A Witness - Marvin ***e
Check Yourself - Temptations *
Cindy - Temptations *
Cloud Nine - Temptations
Come & Get These Memories - Martha & The Vandellas *
Come Round Here (I'm The One You Need) - Smokey Robinson & the Miracles*
Come See About Me - Diana/Supremes
Come to Me - Marv Johnson
Contract On Love - Stevie Wonder *
Daddy Could Swear, I Declare" - Gladys Knight & Pips *
Dancing In The Streets - Martha & The Vandellas
Danger, Heartbreak Dead Ahead - The Marvelettes *
Darling Dear - Jackson 5 *
Distant Lover - Marvin ***e *
Didn't You Know (You'd Have to Cry Sometime)" - Gladys Knight & Pips*
Don't Mess With Bill - The Marvelettes *
Easily Persuaded - Martha Reeves & The Vandellas
Everybody Needs Love - Gladys Knight & Pips *
Every Time I See You I Go Wild - Stevie Wonder [album version]
Fan the Flame - Temptations *
Farewell Is A Lonely Sound - Jimmy Ruffin * ?
Farewell My Love - Temptations *
Fever In The Funk House - James Jamerson *
Fingertips (pt2) - Stevie Wonder
For Once In My Life - Stevie Wonder
Friendship Train" - Gladys Knight & Pips *
Get Ready - Temptations
Girl (Why You Wanna Make Me Blue - Temptations *
Going To A Go-Go - The Miracles
Gonna Give Her All the Love I've Got - Temptations *
He Who Picks a Rose - Temptations *
Heart Breaking Guy - Supremes
Heat Wave - Martha & The Vandellas
Help Me Make It Through the Night" - Gladys Knight & Pips *
Hey Girl - Stevie Wonder
Hitch Hike - Marvin ***e
Hold Me - Stevie Wonder [album version]
Honey Chile - Martha & the Vandellas
Home Cookin' - Jr Walker *
How Long Has That Evening Train Been Gone - Diana/Supremes
How Sweet It Is - Marvin ***e
How Sweet It Is(To Be Loved By You) - Jr Walker & All Stars *
I Can't Get Next To You - Temptations
I Can't Help Myself - 4 Tops
I Could Never Love Another(After Loving You) - Temptations *
I Don't Want to Do Wrong" - Gladys Knight & Pips *
I Guess I'll Always Love you - Isley Brothers
I Hear A Symphony - Diana/Supremes
I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Gladys Knight & Pips
I Heard It Through The Grapevine - Marvin ***e
[I Know] I'm Losing You - Temptations
I Love the Way You Love - Marv Johnson * ?
I Second That Emotion - Smokey Robinson & The Miracles
I Truly, Truly Believe - Temptations *
I Want A Love I can see - Temptations
I Was Made To Love Her - Stevie Wonder
I Wish It Would Rain" - Gladys Knight & Pips *
I Wish it Would Rain - Temptations *
I'd Be A Fool Right Know - Stevie Wonder *
I'll Love You Forever - Edwin Starr [album version]
I'll Pick A Rose For My Rose - Marv Johnson * ?
I'll Turn To Stone - 4 Tops
(I'm A) Road Runner - Jr Walker & All Stars *
I'm Gonna Make You Love Me - Temptations
I'm Gonna Make You Love Me - Diana Ross & Supremes/Temptations *
I'm Ready For Love - Martha & The Vandellas
I'm Wondering - Stevie Wonder
Isn't She Pretty - Temptations *
It Should Have Been Me" - Gladys Knight & Pips *
It's A Shame - The Spinners *
It's Growing - The Temptations
It's The Same Old Song - 4 Tops
It Takes Two - Marvin ***e/Tammy Terrell
I've Passed This Way Before - Temptations *
Jimmy Mack - Martha & The Vandellas
Just A Little Misunderstanding - Contours *
Just Let Me Know - The Temptations *
Just to Keep You Satisfied - Marvin ***e *
"L.A. Is The Place" - Kenny Koontz James' very last recording
Little Darling (I Need You) - 4 Tops
Love Child - Diana/Supremes
Love Is Hear & Now Your Gone - Supremes *
Love Is Like An Itching In My Heart - Supremes
Love's gone Bad - Chris Clark * ?
Make Me the Woman That You Go Home To - Gladys Knight & Pips *
May I Have This Dance - Temptations *
Mickey's Monkey - The Miracles
Music Talk - Stevie Wonder [album version]
Mutiny - Jr. Walker *
My Baby - Temptations
My Baby Loves Me - Martha & The Vandellas
My Baby Must Be A Magician - The Marvelettes
My Cherie Amour - Stevie Wonder
My Girl - Temptations
My Guy - Mary Wells
My Whole World Ended (The Moment You Left) - David Ruffin
My World Is Empty Without You - Diana/Supremes
Neither One Of Us" - Gladys Knight & Pips *
No Man Can Love Her Like I Do - Temptations *
Nothing's To Good For My Baby - Temptations
Nowhere To Run - Martha & The Vandellas
Ooh Baby Baby - The Miracles
Paradise - Temptations *
Please Mr. Postman - The Marvelettes
Please Return Your Love to Me - Temptations *
Pride & Joy - Marvin ***e
Quicksand... - Martha & The Vandellas
Reach Out, I'll Be There - Four Tops
Reflections - Diana/Supremes
Respect - Stevie Wonder [album version]
Save The Children - Marvin ***e *
Seven Rooms Of Gloom - Four Tops
Shake Me, Wake Me (When It's Over) - Four Tops
Shoo Be Doo Be Doo Da Day - Stevie Wonder
Shop Around - The Miracles
Shotgun - Jr. Walker & The All-Stars
Since I Lost My Baby - Temptations
Slow Down Heart - Temptations *
Standing In The Shadows Of Love - Four Tops
Still Water (Love) - Four Tops
Stop! In The Name Of Love - Diana/Supremes
Strange I Know - Marvelettes *
Stubborn Kind Of Fellow - Marvin ***e
Sunny - Four Tops [album version]
Sunny - Stevie Wonder [album version]
Take Me In Your Arms - Brenda Holloway
Take Me in Your Arms and Love Me" - Gladys Knight & Pips *
That's What Love Is Made Of - The Miracles
The Bells - The Originals
The End of Our Road - Gladys Knight & Pips *
The Further You Look, The Less You See - Temptations *
The Girls Alright With Me - Temptations
The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game - The Marvelettes
The Nitty Gritty" - Gladys Knight & Pips *
The One Who Really Loves You - Mary Wells
The Tracks Of My Tears - The Miracles
The Way You Do The Things You Do - Temptations
This is My Beloved - Temptations *
This Old Heart Of Mine - Isley Brothers
To Busy Thinking About My Baby - Marvin ***e
To Many Fish In The Sea - The Marvelettes
Two Lovers - Mary Wells
Uptight (Everything Is Alright) - Stevie Wonder
Way Over There - The Miracles *
What Are You Gonna Do When I'm Gone - Kim Weston
What Becomes Of The Broken Hearted - Jimmy Ruffin
What's Going On - Marvin ***e
When Your Young And In Love - Marvelettes
Where Did Our Love Go - Diana/Supremes
Why Did You Leave Me Darling - Temptations *
You Beat Me To The Punch - Mary Wells
You Can't Hurry Love - Diana/Supremes
You Can't Hurry Love - Supremes
You Keep Me Hanging On - Diana/Supremes
You Keep Me Hanging On - Supremes
You Need Love Like I Do (Don't You)" - Gladys Knight & Pips *
You're All I Need To Get By - Temptations
(You're My) Dream Come True - Temptations *
Your Precious Love - Marvin ***e/Tammy Terrell
Your So Faithful - The Five Daffs (1958 non motown)*
Your Wonderful Love - Temptations
You've Really Got A Hold On Me - The Miracles
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Old 11-21-2005, 01:49 PM   #6 (permalink)
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I think I like all those bands... I like the four tops too.
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In no order.

James Jamerson
Jaco Pastorius
Victor Wooten
Michael Manring
Tony Levin
John Myung
Rick Laird
Larry Graham
Willie Dixon
Charles Mingus
Geddy Lee
Bootsy Collins
John Wetton
Billy Sheenan
Donald Duck Dunn
Flea
John Patitucci
Steve Harris
Stanley Clarke
John Entwhistle
Chris Squire
Stu Hamm
Cliff Burton
Gary Willis
Les Claypool
Jack Bruce
"Sweet" Charles Sherrell
Paul Maccartney
Phil Lesh
Johnny B.Gayden
Jack Casady
John Paul Jones
Aston "Family Man" Barrett
Geezer Butler
Nathan East
Big Crawford
John Deacon
Tim Bogart
Dave LaRue
Ryan Martinie
Dirk Lance
Mike Watt
Mike Rutherford
Mike Gorden
Bill Black
Aston "Family Man" Barrett
Billy Cox
John Alderete
Greg Lake


Though Sid Vicious pwns them all.
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Old 11-21-2005, 03:54 PM   #8 (permalink)
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^ Finally! im so glad you realize how awesome of a bassist he was boo boo jeez been waiting for someone to see it.


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Old 11-21-2005, 04:29 PM   #9 (permalink)
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James Jamerson played bass on around 30 No.1 hits and performed on almost 60 R&B chart toppers.

By far the best.
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the guy from primus... can you imagine what metallica would be like if they would have taken him? other then that I havent seen anyone really try anything innovative with a bass.there is probably some good stuff out there though. do all bassists have to look like bassists?
isnt that band called primeth?
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