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Re: basslines into the collective consciousness

Postby (RicOSoundMan) » Wed Feb 15, 2012 9:30 pm

I have another that runs deep too, is another Led Zep song too. "What is and what should never be".... :wink:
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Re: basslines into the collective consciousness

Postby (beatbyrd) » Wed Feb 15, 2012 10:37 pm

Rain - Beatles
Fire - Jimi Hendrix
Pretty Woman - Roy Orbison
Birthday - Beatles
She's Not There - Zombies
Gimme Some Lovin' - Spencer Davis Group
How Many More Times - Led Zep

Rapture - Blondie
Bad Luck - Harold Melvin & Blue Notes
Lowdown - Boz Scaggs
Boogie Oogie Oogie - Taste of Honey
Boogie Wonderland - EWF
The Metro - Berlin
Hazy Shade of Winter - Bangles
Super Freak - Rick James
For the Love of Money - O'Jays
Nights on Broadway - Bee Gees
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Re: basslines into the collective consciousness

Postby (Folkie) » Wed Feb 15, 2012 10:44 pm

How about The Byrds' "Eight Miles High"?
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Re: basslines into the collective consciousness

Postby (Halbert) » Wed Feb 15, 2012 10:54 pm

A couple of well known ones that popped into my mind:
Josie - Steely Dan
Don't Give Up - Peter Gabriel ( I'm a big Tony Levin fan)
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Re: basslines into the collective consciousness

Postby (analogpackrat) » Thu Mar 01, 2012 11:31 pm

Bye Bye Love -- The Cars
My Best Friend's Girl -- The Cars
Roxanne -- The Police
Blood and Roses -- The Smithereens
Short Skirt, Long Jacket -- CAKE
Never There -- CAKE
American Idiot -- Green Day
Pink Floyd -- Have a Cigar
Man on the Moon -- REM
Fly by Night -- Rush
New World Man -- Rush
Pinball Wizard -- The Who
Boris the Spider -- The Who
She Bangs the Drums -- Stone Roses
Red Red Wine -- UB40
With a Little Help from my Friends -- the Beatles
If it is to be, it is up to me.
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Re: basslines into the collective consciousness

Postby (woodyng) » Fri Mar 02, 2012 12:15 pm

the intro to "midnight confessions" by the Grass Roots.

booya!

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Re: basslines into the collective consciousness

Postby (jps) » Fri Mar 02, 2012 8:58 pm

woodyng wrote:the intro to "midnight confessions" by the Grass Roots.

booya!

8)

We finally played this out last weekend. Fun, busy bass line. 8)
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Re: basslines into the collective consciousness

Postby (Folkie) » Sat Mar 03, 2012 5:10 pm

Here are a few that, for the most part, others haven't mentioned:

Beatles: "I Want to Tell You"
Byrds: "Eight Miles High"
Byrds: "Never Before"
Jimi Hendrix: "Fire"
Jimi Hendrix: "Manic Depression"
Jimi Hendrix: Slow version of "Voodoo Chile"
Van Morrison: All of "Moondance" and "Astral Weeks"
R.E.M.: "Catapult"
R.E.M: "Radio Free Europe"
R.E.M.: "Old Man Kensey"
Husker Du: "Diane"
Husker Du: "I Will Never Forget You"
Miles Davis: "So What" and almost anything else with Paul Chambers
Just about anything by Charles Mingus, Ray Brown, or Christian McBride.
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Re: basslines into the collective consciousness

Postby (rickboy1689) » Fri Mar 09, 2012 10:11 am

nobody mentioned chic- good times?! gotta be one of the major basslines of all time no?
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Re: basslines into the collective consciousness

Postby (Ontario_RIC_fan) » Fri Mar 09, 2012 1:38 pm

Turn me loose by the 80s Vancouver band LOVERBOY... Also the Barney Miller Theme... :D :D :D
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Re: basslines into the collective consciousness

Postby (bassman7365) » Thu Mar 22, 2012 2:53 pm

The Joker - Steve Miller Band
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Re: basslines into the collective consciousness

Postby (Wiker) » Sat Mar 24, 2012 6:31 pm

Ben E. King - Stand By Me
Jimi Hendrix - Hey Joe



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Re: basslines into the collective consciousness

Postby (Keef) » Mon Mar 26, 2012 5:07 am

WHIPPING POST!!
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Re: basslines into the collective consciousness

Postby (1a12) » Tue Mar 27, 2012 12:22 am

rickboy1689 wrote:nobody mentioned chic- good times?! gotta be one of the major basslines of all time no?


I sure think so...There are some lines that are so emblazoned in, this one sure is for me too! :wink: you are all amazing! This is just great!
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Re: basslines into the collective consciousness

Postby (kenposurf) » Thu Jul 05, 2012 12:50 pm

Interesting thread and shows how crucial the bass is in rock/blues/R&B:



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