Black Sabbath: Sweet Leaf (Geezer Butler’s Isolated Bass)
Today is bass legend Geezer Butler’s birthday, and we’re celebrating with a killer isolated bass track from one of my favorite Black Sabbath songs: “Sweet Leaf.”
It’s the opening track from 1971 album, Master of Reality, and besides being a heavy song, it’s a great example of Butler’s style. He lays down the riffs with a huge, sludgy tone, accenting each with his signature fills. He really lets loose in the instrumental section, too.
Happy birthday, Geezer!
Love Geezer Butlers playing and awesome tone! You inspired me to play the Bass, thank you sir. Happy belated birthday ?