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    Paul McCartney!!!

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    Look up "Jay Leonhardt's Bass Lesson". First song he performs is "It's Impossible to Sing and Play the Bass."

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    Quote Originally Posted by Croakie View Post
    Paul McCartney!!!
    And also Rush.


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    Les Claypool of Primus
    https://youtu.be/hMsJlJdWof8
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    Les Claypool is really amazing - definitely one of a kind!!

    Completely forgot about Sheryl Crow; here's a quarantine version of her song.
    https://youtu.be/B3H1yZrz0rQ

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    I played bass primarily for 20+ years and never could get the hang of singing while playing. I could *sometimes* sing backup vocals if my bass line was simple root or root-5th. But a walking bass line or a counter melody and my brain would freeze if I tried to sing. I don't know how some people do it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by kohanmike View Post
    And also Rush.
    Geddy Lee's vocals are amazing but, if you listen, he's either singing between bass riffs or his bass lines are following his vocals rather than opposing. The others mentioned, like McCartney and Sting, are a different story...

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