Funkalicious Friday: Bottom

Primero…go read smackdown goodness!

Proximo: Random tube seventies centric surfology loosely to do with bass lines and blamelessly inspired by Robyn’s mention of Nilsson. Could these be the absolute best bass lines evaahhh???


Surely not.

Not even close, AAMOF, as you are about to prove in the comments! Show me up and dress me down….just don’t call me Shirley! But this first vid is surely the best bass song evah!

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    • RiaD on May 17, 2008 at 4:01 am

  1. buhdy, and raise you every bass player in the known universe.

    plus a crushing bass line here with Soundgarden:

    • RiaD on May 17, 2008 at 4:05 am

  2. but it always feels the same..

    • Robyn on May 17, 2008 at 4:13 am

    • RiaD on May 17, 2008 at 4:27 am

    • Edger on May 17, 2008 at 4:40 am

    The Top…

    And The Bottom…

    • RiaD on May 17, 2008 at 5:13 am

    but i just love this song….

    cotton avenue~

    • 3card on May 17, 2008 at 5:55 am

    …or ponderous.

    Just put down a foundation and see how hard you can DRIVE IT.  Then start building…



  4. One of the Best.  Stevie Wonder’s Bass Player.

    A white guy on top of that.

    A couple of links-

    This one is a cover, but you can understand the genius of Bob Babbitt.


  5. The Funk Brothers of Motown were one of the greatest assemblies of musicians.

    I have already mentioned Bob Babbitt.

    If you haven’t seen their DVD, I highly recommend you take a look.

    Here is the intro-

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