Top 10: The Most Watched Bass Videos (September 2019)

September was another huge month for bass videos around here, and these top 10 reader favorites really hit some big numbers.

Here is your 10 top list for the month. Enjoy.

Rush: The Main Monkey Business (Live)

1. Rush: The Main Monkey Business (Live)

Rush’s 2007 album “Snakes & Arrows” included an awesome instrumental, entitled “The Main Monkey Business.” From the R40 tour, here’s a great clip of Geddy Lee and the band performing it.
Queen: The Millionaire Waltz

2. Queen: The Millionaire Waltz

Queen’s classical influence really shines on the intro to this song in a duet between Freddie Mercury and bassist John Deacon. Originally recorded for “A Day at the Races,” this clip of “The Millionaire Waltz” comes from a live performance at the Summit in Houston, Texas in 1977.
Marcus Miller: Live at Jazz à la Villette (2019)

3. Marcus Miller: Live at Jazz à la Villette (2019)

Weekends are great for sitting back and enjoying music. So we’re sharing a nearly two-hour video today from Marcus Miller’s performance at Jazz à la Villette this year. Enjoy!
Oteil & Friends: Live at LOCKN’ (2019)

4. Oteil & Friends: Live at LOCKN’ (2019)

On August 24th, Oteil & Friends took the stage at the LOCKN’ festival. The band, fronted by Oteil Burbridge, also included Duane Betts, Melvin Seals, Eric Krasno, Neal Casal, Jay Lane, Jen Hartswick, Nat Cressman, Alfreda Gerald, and Lamar Williams Jr.
Leonid & Friends: Call On Me

5. Leonid & Friends: Call On Me

Leonid & Friends, the band formed by bassist Leonid Vorobyev, is back with another fantastic Chicago cover. “Call On Me” originally appeared on the 1974 album, “Chicago VII.” As always, the band nails it.
Lari Basilio: Man in the Mirror (Featuring Siedah Garrett, Greg Phillinganes, Vinnie Colaiuta, and Nathan East)

6. Lari Basilio: Man in the Mirror (Featuring Siedah Garrett, Greg Phillinganes, Vinnie Colaiuta, and Nathan East)

In October 2018, Lari Basilio hit the studio with Siedah Garrett, Greg Phillinganes, Vinnie Colaiuta, and Nathan East and recorded this excellent cover of the Michael Jackson hit, “Man in the Mirror.” Nathan’s fills are so tasty!
Bass Talk: Abraham Laboriel & Pee Wee Hill – The Sequel

7. Bass Talk: Abraham Laboriel & Pee Wee Hill – The Sequel

Last year, we featured an incredible video featuring Abraham Laboriel and Pee Wee Hill, entitled “The Bass Walk.” Now they’re back with the follow-up.
Scott Devine: The Bass (1980 – 1989)

8. Scott Devine: The Bass (1980 – 1989)

WATCH: Scott Devine of Scott’s Bass Lessons shared a video that serves not only as a great trip down memory lane but also an incredibly rich history of bass from the 1980s.
Scott Pingel and Lars Ulrich: Anesthesia (Pulling Teeth)

9. Scott Pingel and Lars Ulrich: Anesthesia (Pulling Teeth)

Metallica teamed up with the San Francisco Symphony recently to tackle the metal juggernaut’s hits. One of the most jaw-dropping performances included symphony bassist Scott Pingel on an EUB, with an open improv that turned into “Anesthesia (Pulling Teeth).”
YYNOT: Wildest Dreams

10. YYNOT: Wildest Dreams

I’ve been spinning YYNOT’s new album, “Resonance,” a lot lately. So it was cool to see another video released by the band this morning. Take a listen to Tim Starace’s massive tone on “Wildest Dreams.”

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