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    My top three female Bass Players:


    • Tina Weymouth - The Talking Heads
    • Sean Yseult - White Zombie
    • D'arcy Wretzky - The Smashing Pumpkins
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    Quote Originally Posted by The Rover View Post
    My top three female Bass Players:


    • Tina Weymouth - The Talking Heads
    • Sean Yseult - White Zombie
    • D'arcy Wretzky - The Smashing Pumpkins
    No Mona???
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    It's not even a close contest. Rhonda Smith, most known for her gigs with Prince and Jeff Beck. Saw her jamming with Jeff a couple years ago, front row at a local casino. Blew the rest of the band away. Stellar bass solo, too, and I usually can't stand those, but she had mad chops.

    She's wicked smooth and smokin' hot.


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    What about Paz Lenchantin?

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    Quote Originally Posted by The Rover View Post
    My top three female Bass Players:


    • Tina Weymouth - The Talking Heads
    • Sean Yseult - White Zombie
    • D'arcy Wretzky - The Smashing Pumpkins
    I thought D’arcy didn’t play on the albums?
     "He has a swaggering retro machismo that will give hives to the Steinem cabal" -Camille Paglia on Donald Trump

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    "My beef is people thinking Bon Jovi is good cuz they sold lots of records to housewives." -tango

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    Tal Wilkenfeld - also with Jeff Beck:


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    Quote Originally Posted by bklynboy68 View Post
    I thought D’arcy didn’t play on the albums?
    Yeah, Billy Corgan allegedly showed her how to play all of the bass parts with a video camera.

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    Id like to see Tal Wilkenfeld jam with the brothers.
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    No offense, but D'Arcy isn't that good. She was in a good band, but I wouldn't be surprised if Billy came up with the bass lines, and wouldn't be shocked if he played them on the albums.
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    If I remember correctly Corgan played everything except drums on those albums.
     "He has a swaggering retro machismo that will give hives to the Steinem cabal" -Camille Paglia on Donald Trump

    "But, fucking with Brook is like fucking with hot shit on and ax handle. You just don't get a grip"-track5

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     "He has a swaggering retro machismo that will give hives to the Steinem cabal" -Camille Paglia on Donald Trump

    "But, fucking with Brook is like fucking with hot shit on and ax handle. You just don't get a grip"-track5

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    I'm not sure which one is playing bass, but she's my favorite.



    Then Wanda from the Iron Maidens.



    Then Catherine Popper, Jack White's bassist.


 

 

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