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New Book, THE 100 GREATEST ROCK BASSISTS, Counts Down And Analyzes The Best Of The Bass

By Larry Petro, News Monkey
Wednesday, August 22, 2018 @ 12:24 AM


By Author Greg Prato

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There have been seemingly countless “Greatest Rock Guitarists” lists assembled over the years - for articles or books. But...what about bassists? In The 100 Greatest Rock Bassists, author/journalist Greg Prato courageously attempts to level the playing field, single-handedly. In addition to counting them down from the bottom to the top, each entry contains info on each player - including background data, standout tracks, similar players, preferred makes/models, etc.

And that’s not all! Also featured are ten all-new interviews for this book, with some of the greatest rock bassists of all-time (Billy Sheehan, Les Claypool, John Myung, Mike Watt, Doug Wimbish, Doug Pinnick, David Ellefson, Glenn Hughes, Glen Matlock, and Cris Kirkwood), as well as vintage/rarely-seen photos of many of the top names. So...put down your bass for a bit, pick up this book, and discover just who are The 100 Greatest Rock Bassists.

Greg Prato is a Long Island, New York-based journalist, who has written for Rolling Stone, Classic Rock, and Vintage Guitar, and has authored such books as Shredders!: The Oral History Of Speed Guitar (And More), The Yacht Rock Book: The Oral History of the Soft, Smooth Sounds of the 70s and 80s, and Grunge Is Dead: The Oral History of Seattle Rock Music. The 100 Greatest Rock Bassists is his 24th book overall.

The 100 Greatest Rock Bassists is available as a paperback version [258 pages, $14.99], a Kindle download [$9.99], and a Nook download [$9.99].

Read excerpts HERE and HERE.

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