This legend was born on September 29, 1963. He has played for eight different groups: “Primus,” “Duo de Twang,” “Colonel Les Claypool’s Fearless Flying Frog Brigade,” “Oysterhead,” “Colonel Claypool’s Bucket of Bernie Brains,” “Sausage,” “Blind Illusion,” and “Les Claypool’s Fancy Band.” He is still playing today with “Duo de Twang.” The most famous band that he has played for was “Primus,” starting in the mid-80s.
4. Geddy Lee
Legend, Geddy Lee, was born on July 29, 1953. He is known for playing in the group, “Rush.” He is one of the most famous bass players in the history of music. He is still with “Rush,” playing live today. “Rush” started back in 1968. They are all still together with having lost two members altogether, (previously one passing away in 2008.)
3. Sir Paul McCartney
Sir James Paul McCartney was born on June 18, 1942 in Liverpool, England. Paul McCartney is famous for playing in one of his founding groups: “The Beatles.” It is believed that McCartney cannot read music, and that is true. He is also another one of the most known bass players of all time. He writes all of his music by ear. He is currently playing for this band called “Paul McCartney.” He and his wife, Linda, were the founders of the, known as, “The Wings.” Paul McCartney is currently 73 years old and is still touring, but is sadly near the end of his career.
Michael Peter Balzary, better known as “Flea,” was born on October 16, 1962. He is known for playing with the band, “Red Hot Chili Peppers.” He is still together with them and they are playing live still today. The band started back in the 83 with only four members left today. (Photo: en.wikepdeia.org)
1. John Entwislte
John A. Entwistle was born on October 9, 1944. He is well known for playing for the band known as “The Who.” He is no longer with them, or us. Entwistle died on June 27, 2002 at the age of 57. He was a legend and is missed by so many. Rest In Peace, John.