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Marcus Miller: Papa Was A Rolling Stone, Live

How many bass lines get people excited after only two notes? Marcus Miller riled the crowd up at the 2015 North Sea Jazz Festival with an instrumental version of the classic Temptations hit “Papa Was A Rolling Stone”.

“How good does that bass line have to be that I just have to play two notes?” Miller jokes. The bass legend then lays into the song by playing the vocal melody in his own style before taking a fantastic bass solo full of “Marcus-isms” to tear the house down.