2 Interviews |
1 Pictorial |
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Richard 'Flea' Balzari | Mike B. The Flea | The Flea | Red Hot Chili Peppers | Red Hot Chilli Peppers | The Red Hot Chili Peppers
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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[on Weird 'Al' Yankovic's "Bedrock Anthem", a parody of the Red Hot Chili Peppers' "Under the Bridge" and "Give It Away Now"] I didn't think it was very good. I mean "Yabba, dabba do"? I don't know. What did you think?... I mean I like "Weird" Al, but everyone has swung and missed. Except for me of course.
His first instruments were the drums, then the trumpet, and he didn't play a bass guitar until the age of 17 when his friend, Hillel Slovak, asked him to join his band Anthym and helped him learning how to play the bass. However his step-father was a jazz bass and upright bass player.
Distinctive Bass sound