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Top 10 Bass Line Songs

10. Break On Through :: The Doors

9. Boris The Spider :: The Who

8. Whipping Post :: Allman Brothers Band

7. Roundabout :: Yes

6. Dazed And Confused :: Led Zeppelin

5. The Real Me :: The Who

4. Smoke On The Water :: Deep Purple

3. Another One Bite The Dust :: Queen

2. My Generation :: The Who

1. Money :: Pink Floyd

You didn't vote for these next five because you were arguing about John Entwistle and John Paul Jones:

Come Together :: The Beatles

Iron Man :: Black Sabbath

Sultans Of Swing :: Dire Straits

Sunshine Of Your Love :: Cream

We Gotta Get Out Of This Place :: The Animals

Interesting suggestions we heard while defending Phil Lesh:

Higher Ground :: Red Hot Chili Peppers

Set The Controls For the Heart Of the Sun :: Pink Floyd

The Fish :: Yes

Tom Sawyer :: Rush

I’m A Man :: Spencer Davis Group

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In 1966 I first heard "Reach Out I'll Be There" by The Four Tops.James Jamerson of Motown's in house band "The Funk Brothers" was the bass player.I was hooked by the power of Jamerson's playing.It is definitely in my top 10.

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What about "Day Tripper?" that's one of my faves. Paul McCartney is an awesome bass player. And I gotta jump in there defending Lesh, "Touch of Grey" has an awesome bass line.

Skynyrd had some awesome bass as well - "Gimme Back My Bullets" immediately comes to mind :) Ummm....Duff McKagan on "Sweet Child o' Mine" and Flea from RHCP just rocks :grin:

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I don´t think many people know this song, "Sensitive" by Mick Karn, bassist of Japan and Dali´s Car ... it´s a cover of Brazilian singer Roberto Carlos´ song, "La Distancia"...

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Here's a few off the top of my head. I realize these aren't necessarily the hardest lines but the notes were certainly well placed.

1.Intro to Black Sabbath's N.I.B.

2.Pink Floyd's Money

3.Fleetwood Mac's The Chain

4.Queen's Bohemian Rhapsody

5.Gun's-n-Roses' Sweet Child of Mine

6.Allman Bros. Ramblin' Man

7.David Bowie's Suffragette City

8.The Zombies'Time Of the Season

9.The Knack's My Sharona

10.The Who's The Real Me

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