Photo: via Tumblr

musicians The 30 Greatest Bassists  

Slim Jim
2.3k views 30 items

List Rules Subjects must be musicians who are mainly bassists; singers who play bass are also accepted.

Some of the greatest bass players of all time in the greatest list out there. They are ranked according to their contribution to their respective genres. Who will be #1?
Justin Chancellor is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 30 Greatest Bassists
Photo: Freebase/CC-BY

JUSTIN CHANCELLOR
Born: November 19, 1970 in Dartford, Kent, England, United Kingdom
Genres: Industrial metal, progressive metal
Known for: Tool, Peach

Notable works:
Undertow - Tool (from Undertow, 1993)  
Parabola - Tool (from Lateralus, 2001) 
Ticks & Leeches - Tool (from Lateralus, 2001) 
see more on Justin Chancellor
Eric Wilson is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 30 Greatest Bassists
Photo:  uploaded by Slim Jim

ERIC WILSON
Born: February 21, 1970 in Long Beach, California, United States
Genres: Ska punk, reggae, punk rock
Known for: Sublime, Sublime With Rome

Notable works:
Greatest Hits - Sublime (from Robbin' The Hood, 1994)    
Chica Me Tipo - Sublime (from 40oz. To Freedom, 1992)   
Under My Voodoo - Sublime (from Sublime, 1996)
see more on Eric Wilson
Nick Oliveri is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 30 Greatest Bassists
Photo:  uploaded by Slim Jim

NICK OLIVERI
Born: October 21, 1971 in Los Angeles, California, United States
Genres: Stoner rock, desert rock
Known for: Queens Of The Stone Age, Kyuss

Notable works:
Gardenia - Kyuss (from Welcome To Sky Valley, 1994)
Gonna Leave You - Queens Of The Stone Age (from Songs For The Deaf, 2002)
First It Giveth - Queens Of The Stone Age (from Songs For The Deaf, 2002)  see more on Nick Oliveri
Berry Oakley is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 30 Greatest Bassists
Photo:  uploaded by Slim Jim

BERRY OAKLEY
Born: April 4, 1948 in Chicago, Illinois, United States
Genres: Southern rock, blues rock
Known for: The Allman Brothers Band

Notable works:
In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed - The Allman Brothers Band (from Idlewild South, 1970)
Whipping Post - The Allman Brothers Band (from The Allman Brothers Band, 1969)
It's Not My Cross To Bear - The Allman Brothers Band (from The Allman Brothers Band, 1969)
  see more on Berry Oakley