This list was created by averaging 21 lists (see sources at bottom of page). Groups or performers most associated with the bassist are listed in parentheses.
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1. Geddy Lee (Rush)
11. Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath)
21. John Deacon (Queen)
31. Marcus Miller (Miles Davis)
41. George Porter, Jr. (Meters)
51. Paul Simonon (The Clash)
61. Bill Black (Elvis Presley)
71. Noel Redding (The Jimi Hendrix Experience)
81. Verdine White (Earth, Wind & Fire)
91. Gary “Mani” Mounfield (Stone Roses)
First posted 7/29/2010; last updated 1/25/2022.