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Top 10 Funk Bass Lines of All Time

  1. Maddie Ruud profile image79
    Maddie Ruudposted 7 years ago

    Top 10 Funk Bass Lines of All Time

  2. Fullerman5000 profile image61
    Fullerman5000posted 7 years ago

    I dont know if i can name ten. But i know that Primus, Infectious Grooves and Red Hot Chili Peppers would be on that list.
    Rhcp- Suck My Kiss
    Primus- My Name is Mudd, Laquer Head, Tommy the Cat
    Incubus-Glass, Redefine
    I cant think of anymore at this time. good question though, sorry i cant provide you with ten.

  3. TRJBASS profile image55
    TRJBASSposted 7 years ago

    1.larry graham-pow 2.ohio players -fire 3.cameo- word up 4.parliament- flashlight 5.brothers johnson -stomp 6.stevie wonder i wish 7.the meters -cissy strut 8.james brown -get up off that thing 9.tower of power -what is hip 10.chic- good times

  4. nichegroove profile image57
    nichegrooveposted 6 years ago

    Hi Maddie Ruud...Greetings & good-Day!
    TRJBASS and Fullerman5000 has provided some very prominent bass lines of all time.
    Searching for the Top 10 bass lines of all time is like finding 10 sweetest grapes on a vineyard. Since that you've posted a very interesting question, i guess being a bass player musician, i should try my best to contribute an answer for the benefit of all your readers.

    Top 10 funk bass lines of all time is a VERY subjective matter. However, these are my personal Top 10 funk bass lines. Click the URLs to listen to the songs and some of the most prominent bass lines in funk music.

    1) Rio Funk played by Marcus Miller:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8KC-PLSkQn0

    2) Friends and Strangers bass solo by Marcus Miller:  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W57v0t29_gw

    3) Billie Jean (Michael Jackson): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dsa0XGayfHw

    4) Le Freak played by Bernard Edwards: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=cqupk71a-O0

    5) Good Times played by Bernard Edwards: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eKl6EZShaaw

    6) Shake Your Groove Thing (Peaches & Herb): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eP0rnElZXa0

    7) Boogie Down (Al Jarreau) which is actually a prominent synth bass line: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tkqMfs_hS6s

    8) Off The Wall (Michael Jackson): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YcZeoEztSog

    9) Funk The Dumb Stuff played by Francis Rocco Prestia: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Y-VhMjHNxb4

    10) Brick House (Commodores): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-5EmnQp3V48