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In 2008 and at the age of 45, Flea, bass player of the multiplatinum rock band Red Hot Chili Peppers, enrolled as a freshman at University of Southern California's music program to learn the academic side of music.

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James Jamerson, regarded as the greatest electronic bass player ever, recorded Marvin Gaye’s What’s Going On, while being flat on his back as he was too intoxicated to stand upright. He was the uncredited bassist on most of the Motown Records hits in the 1960s and early 1970s.

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  1. Jazz violinist Joe Venuti, known for practical jokes, once called every double bass player in the New York phonebook, asking them to meet with him on a street corner; over 50 arrived with their instruments, creating a minor roadblock. Venuti later had to pay them all, as mandated by the AFM.

  2. The famous "Bassline" of Seven Nation Army, by The White Stripes, is played by a guitar. And the band didn't even have a bass player.

  3. In 1968, an astronomy student, a dental student and a bass player formed a band called 'Smile.' By 1970 the Smile faded, and in 1971 they renamed the band to Queen.

  4. Mike Judge, creator of Beavis and Butthead, graduated from college with a degree in physics and spent time as a bass player in a touring blues band.

  5. The Carolina Panthers have a drumline called Purrcussion. It is an ensemble of tenor, snare, and bass drummers, coupled with cymbal players.

  6. Country music legend Waylon Jennings was the bass player for Buddy Holly's Crickets, and was meant to be on the flight that took Holly's life, but he gave his seat to The Big Bopper, who had the flu. Bandmate Tommy Allsup lost his seat to Ritchie Valens via a coin flip.

  7. Flea, bass player and founding member of the Red Hot Chili Peppers, was the voice of Donnie in Nickelodeon's The Wild Thornberrys

  8. Famous washtub bass players include Will Shade (1898-1966) of the Memphis Jug Band, Fritz Richmond (1939-2005), Brian Ritchie of the Violent Femmes, Les Claypool of Primus, Terry Devine of the Genuine Jug Band, Stu Cook of Creedence Clearwater Revival, and David Bowie - who played the instrument as a pre-teen.

  9. A tuba player in the U.K who plays in an orchestra is referred to as a tuba player. A tuba player in a military band or brass band is referred to as a bass player. In most places a tuba player is simply a tubist or tubaist.

  10. Her father was a musician and was supportive of her career. Selena's brother Abraham was the bass player and her sister Suzette played the drums.

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Freddie Mercury designed the Queen logo, and John Deacon, apart from playing bass guitar, double bass, rhythm guitar and keyboards he was the official queen triangle player.

The early features of the electronic organ models between 1950 and 1970 included one-touch chords, electronic rhythm, repeat percussion, automatic walking bass, autochord and tape players.

Kira Roessler, former bass player for Black Flag, went on to become an Emmy and Oscar award winning sound editor - source

Feeling the White Stripes' album White Blood Cells was sadly lacking a bass player, a guy rectified this and re-recorded the entire album with Jack White's blessing.

Shirley Temple's daughter, Lori 'Lorax' Black was once the bass player for the Seattle grunge band, The Melvins - source

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The Jimi Hendrix song "Fire" was written after Hendrix and the Bass Player(Noel Redding) showed up on Redding's mother doorstep on an extremely cold night and Hendrix said "Let Me Stand Next to Your Fire"

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Pixies frontman Black Francis put an ad in the paper seeking a female bass player. Kim Deal arrived at the audition without a bass (as she had never played the instrument before) and was immediately invited to join the band just because she liked the songs Black Francis was showing her.

James Jamerson played on 30 Billboard #1 hits, as well as over 70 R&B #1 hits, more than any other bass player in both categories

Jaco Pastorius, regarded as one of the best electric bass players of all time, had a self-destructive habit of starting bar fights. Pastorius started a fight at the Midnight Bottle Club in 1987 with the club manager, a martial arts experts. Pastorius was hospitalised and died some weeks later.

Astrid Kirchherr, photographer associated with the early days of The Beatles in Hamburg and girlfriend of original bass player Stuart Sutcliffe, later married the drummer who replaced Ringo in Rory Storm and the Hurricanes. Today she lives alone and has a photography shop in Hamburg.

The bass player for the influential proto-grunge band "The Melvins" was the daughter of 1930s child superstar and US Ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia Shirley (nee Temple) Black.

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Famed studio bass player Carol Kaye (Ray Charles, Beach Boys, Glen Campbell, and more) offers lessons via Skype.

The band Coven, whose first album popularised the use of Satanic lyrics, imagery and the 'devil horns' gesture a year before Black Sabbath released their debut. Incidentally, the bass player on their first record was credited as Oz Osbourne, and its first track was called Black Sabbath.

Comedian Eric Andre is a Berklee Trained Bass Player

Shavo odadjian, the bass guitar player and songwriter of the band System Of A Down, also directed most of the bands videoclips and helped to set up the video conmercial of Mortal Kombat X

Blues musician Robert Cray was in the movie Animal House. He was the bass player for Otis Day and the Knights.

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Dave Glover, Slade bass player, was engaged to serial killer Rose West

One of the most prolific session bass players in rock music is a woman named Carol Kaye

Krist Novoselic, the bass player from Nirvana, would only play barefoot.

Charlie Daniels of "The Devil Went Down to Georgia" fame was Leonard Cohen's bass and fiddle player

Just before Buddy Holly boarded the plane which inevitably led to his death he joked with his bass player saying "I hope your ol' bus freezes up." Bassist responded "Well, I hope your ol' plane crashes!"

Bryan Cranston from Breaking Bad & Malcolm in the middle is an amazing bass guitar player!

The cast of School of Rock, all grown up, played a 10 year anniversary show, and it...rocked. Bass player chick? Dayum.

Former Boston Bruins player Cam Neely played Sea-Bass in Dumb and Dumber but also as a quick cameo in Me, Myself and Irene. He was dressed as a Rhode Island State Trooper near the end of the film that Carey says hi to.

Video Killed the Radio Star singer Trevor Horn from The Buggles was later briefly lead singer and bass player for Yes.

Bass player for Metallica Robert Trujillo's full birth name is Roberto Agustín Miguel Santiago Samuel Perez de la Santa Concepción Trujillo Veracruz Batista

Mike Dirnt, the bass player in Green Day, got his nickname because he would constantly play "air bass" and make a "dirnt, dirnt, dirnt" noise while pretending to pluck the strings.

In 1970 the original bass player of Japanese avant-garde band 'Les Rallizes Dénudés,' Moriaki Wakabayashi, assisted in the hijacking of Japan Airlines Flight 351 orchestrated by the Japanese Red Army. He has been living in North Korea ever since.

Kira Roessler who last night won an oscar for sound editing on Mad Max Fury Road, was the bass player for Black Flag

Hulk Hogan is a pretty decent bass player and tried several times to join the Rolling Stones or Metallica as their bassist. All of his efforts were sincere.

Glenn Fry (the Eagles) was slated to tour with Bob Segar as a teenager. Segar loved him and was going to fire his bass player. That is, until Fry's mom caught him smoking weed and called Segar's management and told them nope.

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