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We were sitting around on The Morning Rat Race, having a heated rock debate, when we asked the question, “What are the BEST basslines in rock history?!”

Well fear not!   That why lists were invented!   So, behold! East Side Dave’s Top Basslines In Rock History!   Let’s rock!

5.) “Money” by Pink Floyd

Roger Waters knocks it out of the park with this iconic bassline from one of Floyd’s biggest singles.

Pink Floyd - Money (Official Music Video)

Pink Floyd Live At Knebworth 1990 released for the first time on CD, double vinyl LP, and digital platforms. Click here to buy https://PinkFloyd.lnk.to/knebw...

 

 

4.) “Come together” by The Beatles

Paul McCartney writes an iconic bassline for this John Lennon-penned classic.

The Beatles - Come Together

Music video by The Beatles performing Come Together. © 2015 Calderstone Productions Limited (a division of Universal Music Group) / Apple Films Ltd.http://ve...

 

 

3.) “Ramble On” by Led Zeppelin

John Paul Jones’ bass work in this song are arguably the heart and soul of the track.

Ramble On (Remaster)

Provided to YouTube by Rhino AtlanticRamble On (Remaster) · Led ZeppelinMothership℗ 2007 Atlantic Recording Corporation for the United States and WEA Interna...

 

 

2.) “My Generation” by The Who

John Entwistle writes one of the most kickass bass riffs early in rock’s history.

My Generation (Stereo Version)

Provided to YouTube by Universal Music GroupMy Generation (Stereo Version) · The WhoMy Generation℗ 2002 Geffen RecordsReleased on: 1965-01-01Associated Perf...

 

 

1.) “Another One Bites The Dust” by Queen

John Deacon composes not only one but TWO legendary basslines that we debated between on this list…”Under Pressure” and “Another One Bites The Dust”.   We’re going with the latter…but they’re both awesome!

Queen - Another One Bites the Dust (Official Video)

Taken from The Game, 1980 and Greatest Video Hits 1.Click here to buy the DVD with this video at the Official Queen Store:http://www.queenonlinestore.comSubs...

 

 

"East Side" Dave McDonald. Co-Host Of The Morning Rat Race (6 to 10 AM). Digital Content Coordinator & Producer.