The ultimate bass players

Not a slug or a overhypted excusse. Chosen for talent only, not who they play for
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Flea
Michael Peter Balzary was born on the sixteenth of October 1962, in Melbourne, Australia. When he was four, his parents divorced and Michael, his sister Karen and his mother Patricia headed for New York; they didn't stay long and soon ended up in L.A. (in 1972), where his step-father, a jazz musician named Walter Urban Jr....
 
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Geddy Lee
Geddy Lee is best known as the vocalist, bassist, and keyboard player for the rock group Rush, which also features drummer Neil Peart and guitarist Alex Lifeson. Rush is the most successful Canadian music group in history, and is the third most prolific seller of consecutive (American) Gold and Platinum Records and videos...
 
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John Entwistle
Music Department, Tommy
 
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John Paul Jones
Soundtrack, Argo
 
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Chris Squire
Soundtrack, The Break-Up
Born in London on March 4, 1948, Chris Squire engaged in a highly musical childhood, including singing in St. Paul's distinguished youth choir. In 1968, he bumped into aspiring tenor vocalist Jon Anderson in a London bar, "La Chasse". They soon found that they shared similar ideas of how music should sound...
 
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Roger Glover
Soundtrack, Rain Man
 
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Les Claypool
Music Department, Robot Chicken
 
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Geezer Butler
Soundtrack, Iron Man