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Fun Songs to Play on the Bass, Ranked

Updated June 6, 2019 1.6k votes 232 voters 8.5k views26 items

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Whether you are beginning to play the bass or you're a bonafide master, certain bass songs are the most fun to play. From Primus to Red Hot Chili Peppers to Rush, this list features the top fun songs to play on the bass. Some fun bass songs to learn are easy and other fun songs to play on bass take a bit more practice.

What tunes will you find on this list? “Give It Away” by Red Hot Chili Peppers has to be near the top. This Blood Sugar Sex Magik hit finds Flea at his funkiest. John Frusciante's furious guitar serves as a backdrop for Flea's infectious bassline. “Seven Nation Army” by The White Stripes is another really fun song to play on bass.

The bass is the driving force of Pink Floyd's iconic Dark Side of the Moon track “Money.” Other fun songs to play on the bass include “Under Pressure” by Queen and David Bowie and "Billie Jean" by Michael Jackson.

Do you have a favorite song to play on the bass? Give the most fun tunes a vote up and please add any songs you love to play on bass that we may have missed.

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