Monday, March 24, 2008

The Best Bass Riff Ever?

Bass guitar
The ever insightful OHara has taken issue with my statement that the bass line from Fleetwood Mac's The Chain is the best ever. She may be right. After a bit of deliberation I've come to the conclusion that while The Chain's mid-section sounds particularly good when juxtaposed with motor-sport footage, I don't think even the Fleetwoods think it's the best bass line ever written. So let's have your nominations for the title of "best bass riff in the history of music". Rock, jazz, classical, reggae, R&B, folk or techno: all music categories accepted (except Rap which doesn't count as music IMNSHO).

So let the nominations begin...

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