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Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (May 2016)

Clear your calendar, because it is time for the top 10 bass videos for the month.

Here are the No Treble reader favorite videos for the month of May, 2016.

Thanks for watching, commenting and sharing.

Rush: Working Man (Live, 1974)

1. Rush: Working Man (Live, 1974)

In April 1974, Rush took the stage at the Laura Secord Secondary School in St. Catharines. Here’s a clip of the band performing “Working Man”, which includes John Rutsey on drums (who was replaced by Neil Peart just a few months later) and Geddy Lee rocking a P-bass…

Bill Withers: Kissing My Love

2. Bill Withers: Kissing My Love

In 1972, Bill Withers made an appearance on the Germany TV show, “Beat-Club”. Backed by his band – which included Melvin Dunlap – they laid down one sweet groove on “Kissing My Love”…

Ian Pettersson: Kiss (Solo Bass Prince Tribute)

3. Ian Pettersson: Kiss (Solo Bass Prince Tribute)

Over the years, Ian Pettersson has offered some great video suggestions to us. Now he’s shared one of his own: a solo bass tribute to Prince. Here’s Ian’s take on Prince’s hit, “Kiss”…

King Crimson: Thela Hun Ginjeet (Live, 1984)

4. King Crimson: Thela Hun Ginjeet (Live, 1984)

I’ve been on a King Crimson – and Tony Levin – kick lately, which brought me to binge watching a ton of videos of the band. Here’s a 1984 performance of “Thela Hun Ginjeet”, with Levin’s tremendous bass line for you to enjoy…

Steven Blasini: Sound Chaser Play-Along

5. Steven Blasini: Sound Chaser Play-Along

Steven Blasini, aka BlasiniBass, sent me this video of him playing through to the Yes tune, “Sound Chaser”. Not only did he nail it, he played it on a Epiphone Viola strung with flat wound strings…

Los Kamikazes: Nuevo Planeta

6. Los Kamikazes: Nuevo Planeta

Here’s a brand new video featuring some seriously great bass by Fernando Lamadrid. Fernando wrote this tune, which was arranged by Los Kamikazes – the band in this video. Holy smokes…

Sex Pistols: Anarchy In The UK, 1976

7. Sex Pistols: Anarchy In The UK, 1976

When it comes to raw energy, the Sex Pistols are hard to beat. Today we’re throwing it back to a 1976 performance of the punk anthem “Anarchy in the UK” that features Glen Matlock and his vicious bass tone…

Phish: Boogie on Reggae Woman

8. Phish: Boogie on Reggae Woman

Stevie Wonder’s “Boogie on Reggae Woman” is a staple of Phish’s live performances. In this fan shot clip of a 2009 appearance at Madison Square Garden, Mike Gordon nails Stevie’s Moog bass line. The camera work is a little shaky, but the sound comes through loud and clear on this funky cover…

Alex Bershadsky & Rostik Lerman Project: Tango Traumatico

9. Alex Bershadsky & Rostik Lerman Project: Tango Traumatico

If you’re addicted to that fretless “mwah”, then you’re going to want to sit down for this one. Alex Bershadsky teamed up with pianist Rostik Lerman and drummer Shay Sasson to record Lerman’s composition “Tango Traumatico” and it’s got tons of creamy bass tone…

Eduardo Machado and Gabriel Grossi: Three Views of a Secret

10. Eduardo Machado and Gabriel Grossi: Three Views of a Secret

Eduardo Machado sent this video to us, and it knocked me out. Here’s the duo of Eduardo on bass and Gabriel Grossi on harmonica doing their own unique version of the Jaco Pastorius tune, “Three Views of a Secret” – one of the greatest compositions of all time in my book…