The Top 10 Bass Intros of All Time

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So there are a heap of amazing bass intro’s, right?

But, have you ever tried to boil them all down to a top 10?

Well. I did.

And it was crazy hard.

But fear not… I think (hope) I’ve done the bass community proud with this new video…

And if you wanna do me a favour… make sure to let me know in the comments who you would have loved to see in there, and I’ll add them into my ‘part 2’ of the series.

Let's get into it!


#10 - The Beatles - Come Together

Album: Abbey Road
Release Date: 1969
Bass Player: Sir Paul McCartney
Bass Used: Rickenbacker


#9 - The O'Jays - For the Love of Money

Album: Ship Ahoy
Release Date: 1973
Bass Player: Anthony Jackson
Bass Used: His "Career Girl" (Jazz Bass)


#8 - Graham Central Station - Hair

Album: Graham Central Station
Release Date: 1974
Bass Player: Larry Graham
Bass Used: Fender Jazz Bass


#7 - Aerosmith - Sweet Emotion

Album: Toys In The Attic
Release Date: 1975
Bass Player: Tom Hamilton
Bass Used: Fender Jazz Bass


#6 - Chic - Everybody Dance

Album: Chic
Release Date: 1977
Bass Player: Bernard Edwards
Bass Used: Musicman


#5 - Queen - Another One Bites The Dust

Album: The Game
Release Date: 1980
Bass Player: John Deacon
Bass Used: Musicman


#4 - Michael Jackson - Billie Jean

Album: Thriller
Release Date: 1982
Bass Player: Louis Johnson
Bass Used: Yamaha


#3 - Green Day - Longview

Album: Dookie
Release Date: 1994
Bass Player: Mike Dirnt
Bass Used: Fender Precision


#2 - Red Hot Chilli Peppers - Around The World

Album: Californication
Release Date: 1999
Bass Player: Flea
Bass Used: Musicman


#1 - Muse - Hysteria

Album: Absolution
Release Date: 2003
Bass Player: Chris Wolstenholme
Bass Used: 4 String Status


As always, see you in the shed…

Scott :)

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