What Motown songs did Bob Babbitt play on?

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What Motown songs did Bob Babbitt play on?

Babbitt is featured on Motown biggest selling album Marvin Gaye’s “What’s Goin’ On” album. As part of the Philadelphia soul scene in the 1970s Babbitt played on the Spinners hits “Then Came You” and “Rubberband Man”. Working in New York he was heard on Gloria Gaynor’s “Never Can Say Goodbye”.

Who was Marvin Gaye’s bassist?

James Jamerson

James Jamerson
Occupation(s) Session musician
Instruments Bass guitar, double bass
Years active 1956–1983
Labels Motown, and others

Who is the greatest bass player of all time?

Rolling Stone Readers Pick the Top Ten Bassists of All Time

  • Jack Bruce.
  • Jaco Pastorius.
  • John Paul Jones.
  • Les Claypool.
  • Geddy Lee.
  • Paul McCartney.
  • Flea.
  • John Entwistle. The clear winner in our poll was John Entwistle of The Who.

What bass did Bob Babbitt use?

Fender Precision
Phil Collins Purchases Famed 1968 Fender Precision Used By Bob Babbitt. As one of the most prolific and influential bass players, Bob Babbitt was best known for the countless recordings he did as part of the Funk Brothers during the heights of Motown in the 60’s and 70’s.

Who was the bass player for cream?

Jack Bruce

Who is the bass guitarist?

John Entwistle
The Who/Bassists

John Entwistle, The Who’s original bass guitarist, was born in Chiswick in West London on October 9, 1944, and his natural talent as a musician formed the backbone to many of The Who’s most memorable recordings.

Are the Funk Brothers still alive?

While Motown recordings utilized many musicians, the film focused on 13 players, of whom five were already dead. Just four Funk Brothers are alive now. Jones is survived by his wife, June, and three children. Funeral services are pending.

What happened to James Jamersons bass?

His 1983 death was attributed to liver failure, resultant from alcoholism. On his Fender Precision bass, Jamerson favored La Bella heavy-guage flatwound strings (. 052 – . 110).

Is Jack Bruce of Cream still alive?

Deceased (1943–2014)
Jack Bruce/Living or Deceased

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