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Old 2003-10-22, 23:25
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Most impressive Les Claypool or Primus song

Well lets face, Les Claypool is probally the best bassist around, if you you think different I'm sorry. If you agree, then what is the most impressive song you've ever heard by Primus or Les Claypool and the Frog Brigade?
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Old 2003-10-23, 02:13
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That poll could have been from f_b_s.
It's "pudding time" in my opinion. Although i don't have all his songs in my brain. Need to listen to them again.
If you mentioned Primus and Fearless Flying Frog Parade, you shouldn't forget "Sausage", "Holy Mackarel" and "Oysterhead".
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Old 2003-10-23, 13:46
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yeh cool topic

erm yeh...

Primus - tommy the cat, thats a cool song and prety complicated, played ona fretless 6 string

and les claypools - the awakening, its a cool song harmonics and slaped stuff yeh
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Old 2004-03-20, 23:16
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tommy the cat is pretty fucking cool.
I like the bass in jerry was a race car driver and wynona's big brown beaver.
But for some reason i can't get the sound right in wynona's big brown beaver. Does anyone know how to play this and can give me tips?
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Old 2004-03-22, 10:34
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Tommy the cat is alright but its not exactly great music
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Old 2004-03-22, 22:24
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yeah, i wouldn't really call it great music. Right fucked up music is more the term i was looking for. Weird shit...
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Old 2004-03-23, 19:33
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Christ, the best bass song would probably be Tommy the Cat or Jerry was a Racecar driver. But im kind of partial to Fish On (Chapter III). Sailing the Seas of Cheese is a great album anyway.
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Old 2004-03-23, 20:43
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jerry was a racecar driver is a pretty sweet tune.
I haven't really heard much off of sailing the seas.
A favorite album of mine is tales from the punchbowl. Southbound pacyderm is a nice mellow song.
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Old 2004-03-23, 22:59
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Ok, he's talented. He's not the best though. He's pretty much doing what Jaco Pastorious and even Bootsy Collins were doing years ago and getting the glory for it.

I guess it would be Jerry Was A Racecar Driver if anything.
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dunno all the name to his song exactly, but "Is it luck" is a scorcing tune
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Old 2004-04-09, 15:23
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Tommy the cat is alright but its not exactly great music


the music is pretty great actually.. the lyrics r weird.. but the bass guitar and drums sound fucking perfect.

and its got a nice bass solo.. with some great technique in it.
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Old 2004-04-15, 00:19
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I'd have to say Tommy the Cat. It's a great song, and it still floors me every time I listen to it. I could watch the video for hours on end. The solo on the Frizzle Fry version is damn impressive as well.

Another great song is Toys Go Winding Down. It's not the hardest song note-wise, but the majority of the song is triplets.

I also love the Frog Brigade's "Ding Dang."

To be perfectly honest, as a bassist, I worship the ground Les Claypool walks upon.
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Old 2004-04-17, 02:22
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im actually doing a My Name Is mud remix....its gonna be breakbeat...its a very funky bassline!!

And yes....les is the man....i have seen Primus 4 times..
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Old 2004-04-17, 15:13
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Old 2004-04-17, 15:22
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i hate songs that are supposed to be funny. this band makes my skin crawl, something about them are creepy. to each his own, i could never get into ween or mr bungle or anything like that

jerry was a race car driver is pretty much the same line though isnt it?
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Tommy the Cat.

Les = crazy.
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Old 2004-04-19, 11:25
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Tommy the cat is crazy, Love the Golden Boy bass line
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Old 2004-04-19, 12:24
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i have this primus mp3 were they play master of puppets, and les is slapping these guitar riffs like its nothing man. he really is the best bassist around
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Old 2004-04-20, 13:06
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yeh ive got that.. its not hard slapping metallicas guitar lines.. but he is a fuckin good bassist, and writes some insane slap lines
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