The final tally on the most notable bass players….

In a recent facebook posting, I asked for folks opinions on the most notable bass player(s) in the history of music.  And then we subsequently posted partial results here on MyCousinRick.com .  Many of you spoke up wanting to know the full and final voting count.  Well, here ya have it.

Top 15

  1. Geddy Lee: 29
  2. Paul McCartney: 25
  3. John Paul Jones: 18
  4. John Entwistle: 18
  5. Jaco Pastorius: 17
  6. James Jamerson: 15
  7. Les Claypool: 14
  8. Jack Bruce: 10
  9. Victory Wooten: 8

10. Duck Dunn: 8

11. Bootsy Collins: 5

12. Stanley Clarke: 5

13. Michael Anthony: 4

14. Geezer Butler: 4

15. Stu Hamm: 4

 

3 Votes

16. Michael Balzary/Flea

17. Billy Sheehan

18. Larry Graham

19. Lemmy Kilmister

20. Phil Lesh

21. Chris Squire

22. Billy Sheehan

 

2 Votes

23. Leon Wilkeson

24. Bill Wyman

25. Carol Kaye

26. Edgar Meyer

27. Marcus Miller

28. Timothy Gaines

29. Kim Gordon

30. Aaron “P-Nut” Wills

31. Dave Rose

32. Chuck Rainey

33. Cliff Burton

34.  Victor Wooten

 

1 Vote

34. Timothy B. Schmit

35. Randy Meisner

36. Grant Alexander Emerson

37. Grary Manny “Mani” Mounfield

38. John McVie

39. Aston Barrett

40. Ray Brown

41. Adam Clayton

42. Pete Farndon

43. Maurice Gibb

44. Jimmy Blanton

45. Phil Lynott

46. Bob Babbitt

47. Chris Tristram

48. Dave Larue

49. Verdine White

50. Pino Palladino

51. Steve Harris

52. Bobby Dall

53. Ross Valory

54. Roger Vernon

55. Robert Trujillo

56. Kim Clarke

57. Sara Lee

58. Gary Peacock

59. Willie Dixon

60. Jack Daniels

61. Trey Gunn

62. Meshell Ndegeocello

63. Kim Deal

64. Charles Mingus

65. Tom Hamilton

66. Mike Watt

67. Bernard Edwards

68. Darion Alexander

69. Bert Rodgers

70. John Deacon

71. Colin Edwin

72. Justin Chancellor

73. Dave Ellefson

74. Randy Jackson

75. Austin Aley

76. Mike Gordon

77. Graham Maby

78. Noel Redding

79. Tony Levin

80. Gene Simmons

81. Osmund Rodriguez

82. Rachel Barton

83. Bob Moore

84. Don Rankin

85. Sid Vicious

86. Mike Mills

87. Jamie Dawson

88. Larry Graham

89. Doyle Holly

90. Joey Sample

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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