Favorite bass solos


#1

So being a lover of all things Les Claypool I came across this solo the other day. It made me want a craving for some other gods behind the bass guitar…Lets have’em.


#2

The one at 2:23 especially:


#3

And if it counts as a solo:


#4

ahhh cliff burton. Miss him dearly, check this one out.

Face melting…


#5

ahh shit have to click the youtube video link on that one…


#6

I am a bass player. I play improvised free hardcore and jazz.

No bass solos are okay. None.


#7

party pooper :smile:


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#9

Obviously the one in Call Me Al, even though it’s a cheat (because it’s only half as long and then reversed).


#10

it’s not really a proper solo but literally the only thing I can think of that isn’t massively embarrassing is:


#11

Yeah, we just need more bands with no guitars and two bassists


#12

This is very true. Do love this version of Diamonds on the Soles of Her Shoes that’s just bass and vocals though.


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#16

Kallgeese is right. I’m a bassist and I think bass solos are almost implicitly evil.

This isn’t a bass solo but Brian Gibson totally slays on Dead Cowboy


#17

That said we are big Thundercat marks… (still wouldn’t really say he does solos though?)


#18

This is true, we do fucking love Thundercat. He is soloing in the jazz idiom but yeah, it’s still soloing!


#19

was glad it didn’t take too long for this to pop up :smiley:


#20