Category Search - bassist (Bass guitar player)

(138 found)

Bob Babbitt
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Kreinar
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist for band The Funk Brothers. Song Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

A star at 7065 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 21 March 2012 as a member of group The Funk Brothers.

Skip Battin
musician, composer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Clyde Battin
Nickname(s):
Skip
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist. Member of The Byrds, The New Riders of the Purple Sage, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Skip & Flip. Recorded songs Cherry Pie, Alley Oop

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1991 as a member of group The Byrds.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of group The Byrds.

Walter Becker
musician, producer, bassist, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Walter Carl Becker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder, guitarist, bassist and co-songwriter of group Steely Dan

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of group Steely Dan.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group Steely Dan.

Andy Bell
musician, dj, producer, bassist, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Piran Bell
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bands Ride, Oasis, Beady Eye

Bob Birch
musician, suicide, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Wayne Birch
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bass and saxophone. Session musician, sideman, toured with band of Elton John, recorded with a large number of famous people. Badly injured and disabled years before death. Suicide by self-inflicted gunshot.

Vicki Blue
musician, producer, director, writer, photographer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Victory Tischler-Blue
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of the band The Runaways. Movie Edgeplay: A Film About the Runaways

Bob Bogle
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Lenard Bogle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74, 2 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder group The Ventures. Bassist and lead guitarist. Songs Walk, Don't Run, Perfidia and the theme song from TV show Hawaii Five-O

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of group The Ventures.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of group The Ventures.

Pat Brady
actor, sidekick, musician, western, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Patrick Aloysius O'Brady
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist for group Sons of the Pioneers. Sidekick to Roy Rogers in westerns.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group Sons of the Pioneers.

Rex Brown
bassist, musician, singer, metal

Real/Birth Name:
Rex Robert Brown
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist and backup vocals, heavy metal band Pantera. Also group Down

Jack Bruce
musician, singer, composer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
John Symon Asher Bruce
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist and lead vocals for rock group Cream. Song Sunshine of Your Love

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 2004 as a member of group Cream.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1993 as a member of group Cream.

Cliff Burton
musician, accident, metal, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Clifford Lee Burton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist with band Metallica. Albums Kill 'Em All, Ride the Lightning, Master of Puppets. Died when bus slid off the road. Used effects with the bass, in a "lead" style.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of group Metallica.

Geezer Butler
lyricist, musician, bassist, metal

Real/Birth Name:
Terence Michael Joseph Butler
Nickname(s):
Terry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist for group Black Sabbath

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 1992 as a member of group Black Sabbath.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of group Black Sabbath.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of group Black Sabbath.

Peter Cetera
singer, composer, musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Paul Cetera
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Pronounced "Seh-TERR-uh". Original member band Chicago. Singer. Song Glory of Love

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of group Chicago.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016 as a member of group Chicago.
A star at 6438 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group Chicago.

Chas Chandler
musician, composer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Bryan James Chandler
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band The Animals

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 2001 as a member of group The Animals.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994 as a member of group The Animals.

Adam Clayton
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Adam Charles Clayton
Nickname(s):
Sparky
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist for rock band U2

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of group U2.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of group U2.

Billy Club
musician, punk, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Bill Remar
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Bassist - punk group The Dickies

Stu Cook
musician, bassist, educator, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Stuart Alden Cook
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
75
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member band Creedence Clearwater Revival. Songs Bad Moon Rising, Proud Mary, Suzie Q

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

D-Roc the Executioner
musician, punk, metal, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Dennis Miles
Also Known As:
D-Roc
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age:
45 or 46

Brief Facts:

Rhythm bassist for heavy metal/punk band Body Count. Performed wearing a goalie mask. His own band Pitch Blaack also. Died of lymphoma.

Bobby Dall
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Harry Kuykendall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61, 11 days before his 62nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22

Brief Facts:

Bassist for glam rock group Poison. Song Unskinny Bop

John Deacon
musician, composer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
John Richard Deacon
Also Known As:
Deacon John
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist for rock group Queen. Wrote song Another One Bites the Dust used in movie Small Soldiers

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

London Avenue of Stars 2004 as a member of group Queen.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group Queen.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2003 as a member of group Queen.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of group Queen.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of group Queen.
A star at 6356 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group Queen.

Kim Deal
singer, composer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Kimberly Ann Deal
Also Known As:
Mrs. John Murphy
Tammy Ampersand
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Groups Pixies, The Breeders, The Amps. Albums Last Splash, All Nerve

Robert DeLeo
musician, singer, bassist, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Emile DeLeo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
54
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Dean DeLeo by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Bassist and harmony vocalist for band Stone Temple Pilots

Jay DeMarcus
singer, musician, composer, producer, country, bassist, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Stanley Wayne DeMarcus Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Bassist and harmony vocals, group Rascal Flatts

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Member of Grand Ole Opry as a member of group Rascal Flatts.
Music City Walk of Fame 2010 as a member of group Rascal Flatts.
A star at 6664 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 17 September 2012 as a member of group Rascal Flatts.

Michael Dempsey
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Stephen Dempsey
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist. Member of goth rock band The Cure

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 2004 as a member of group The Cure.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 as a member of group The Cure.

Mike Dirnt
musician, punk, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Ryan Pritchard
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist. Group Green Day. Albums Kerplunk, Dookie

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2015 as a member of group Green Day.

Willie Dixon
composer, blues, singer, musician, boxing, criminal, producer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
William James Dixon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Imprisoned as a conscientious objector. Won Illinois Golden Gloves. Songs I'm Your Hoochie Coochie Man, You Can't Judge a Book by Its Cover recorded by others.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

John Doe
musician, singer, poet, composer, actor, punk, bassist, unusual name

Real/Birth Name:
John Nommensen Duchac
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Exene Cervenka by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Founder and front man and bassist for punk rock band X. Also in groups The Flesh Eaters, The Blasters. TV series Roswell. Movies Great Balls of Fire!, Wuthering Heights, The Darwin Awards, Ten Inch Hero, Vanishing Point, The Good Girl

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 2002 as a member of group X.

Lee Dorman
bassist, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Lee Dorman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist, band Iron Butterfly

Andrew Dost
musician, bassist, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Paul Dost
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
37
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bass guitar and keyboards. Band Fun. Songs Carry On, We Are Young

Nokie Edwards
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Nole Floyd Edwards
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member group The Ventures. Bassist and lead guitarist. Songs Walk, Don't Run, Perfidia and theme song from TV show Hawaii Five-O

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of group The Ventures.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of group The Ventures.

John Entwistle
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
John Alec Entwistle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
57
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist for band The Who

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of group The Who.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of group The Who.

Richard Fairbrass
musician, singer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Peter John Fairbrass
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67, 30 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Fred Fairbrass by 10 years.

Brief Facts:

Lead vocalist for band Righht Said Fred. Song I'm Too Sexy

Shug Fisher
singer, musician, actor, composer, western, comedy, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
George Clinton Fisher Jr.
Nickname(s):
Shug
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

"Shug" is short for "sugar". Member of Sons of the Pioneers. TV series The Beverly Hillbillies, Gunsmoke. Movie Mister Roberts

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group Sons of the Pioneers.

Flea
musician, actor, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Peter Balzary
Also Known As:
Mike B. The Flea
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
58, 6 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist for band Red Hot Chili Peppers. Voice actor in cartoon TV show The Wild Thornberries. Movies Boy Erased, The Big Lebowski, Back to the Future Part II, Back to the Future Part III, The Chase, My Own Private Idaho

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Klaus Flouride
musician, bassist, punk, singer, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Geoffrey Lyall
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist and backing vocals with punk band Dead Kennedys

Simon Gallup
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Simon Jonothan Gallup
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist. Member of goth rock band The Cure

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 2004 as a member of group The Cure.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 as a member of group The Cure.

Bud Gaugh
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Floyd Gaugh
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Bassist and drummer for band Sublime

Gidget Gein
musician, overdose, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Bradley Stewart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
39, 28 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of the band Marilyn Manson. Bassist. Died of a heroin overdose.

Marcus Giamatti
actor, musician, singer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Marcus Giamatti
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59, 19 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

son of
older brother of
Older than Paul Giamatti by 5 years.
son of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Bass guitarist. TV series Judging Amy in role of Peter Gray. Movies Necessary Roughness, The Business of Strangers

Maurice Gibb
singer, musician, composer, actor, writer, producer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Maurice Ernest Gibb
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
53, 21 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Andy Gibb by 8 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Barry Gibb by 3 years.
ex-husband of
Younger than Lulu by 1 year.
twin brother of
The same age as Robin Gibb.

Brief Facts:

First name pronounced like "Morris." Member of group The Bee Gees. Bassist. CBE awarded 2001. Song Stayin' Alive. Movie Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

ARIA Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of group The Bee Gees.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of group The Bee Gees.
London Avenue of Stars 2004 as a member of group The Bee Gees.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of group The Bee Gees.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group The Bee Gees.
A star at 6845 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group The Bee Gees.

Greg Ginn
musician, punk, metal, bassist, producer

Real/Birth Name:
Gregory Regis Ginn
Also Known As:
Dale Nixon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
66
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Raymond Pettibon by 3 years.

Brief Facts:

Group Black Flag premiere hardcore punk in the 80s. Other musicians also use the name Dale Nixon

Roger Glover
bassist, producer, composer, painter, metal

Real/Birth Name:
Roger David Glover
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Deep Purpleas bassist. Song Smoke on the Water

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016 as a member of group Deep Purple.

Kim Gordon
musician, singer, composer, bassist, producer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Kim Althea Gordon
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-wife of
Older than Thurston Moore by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Band Sonic Youth

Laura Jane Grace
musician, transgender, punk, bassist, singer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas James Gabel
Gender:
Female (changed from) Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
39, 17 days before her 40th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitar, bass, harmonica, vocals. Bands Against Me!, Laura Jane Grace & The Devouring Mothers. Came out as transgender woman 2012.

Larry Graham
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Larry Graham Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Inventor of the slapping technique for bass guitar. Member of group Sly & The Family Stone. Founder and frontman for band Graham Central Station

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Paul Gray
musician, metal, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Dedrick Gray
Also Known As:
#2
The Pig
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist of the Grammy Award-winning Nu-metal rock band Slipknot. Wore a black mask. Noted for using altered tunings on his bass.

Colin Greenwood
musician, composer, bassist, photographer

Real/Birth Name:
Colin Charles Greenwood
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Jonny Greenwood by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Rock group Radiohead

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 as a member of group Radiohead.

Greg K.
musician, punk, singer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Gregory David Kriesel
Also Known As:
Greg Kriesel
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist and singer with punk band The Offspring

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Tom Hamilton (musician)
musician, bassist, composer, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas William Hamilton
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
68
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist for bands Aerosmith, Thin Lizzy. Songs Sweet Emotion, Janie's Got a Gun, Love in an Elevator

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 1990 as a member of group Aerosmith.
Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of group Aerosmith.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group Aerosmith.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of group Aerosmith.
A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 22 2222 as a member of group Aerosmith.

Nick Harmer
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Nicholas Harmer
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
45
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist for band Death Cab for Cutie

Moose Harris
musician, punk, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Jason James Harris
Also Known As:
Moose
Gender:
Male
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

British punk band The Damned. Bassist. Changed name legally to Moose, June 2001.

Steve Harris
musician, composer, bassist, metal

Real/Birth Name:
Stephen Percy Harris
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder of band Iron Maiden. Albums Seventh Son of a Seventh Son, A Matter of Life and Death. Bassist and primary composer.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Richard Hell
musician, singer, actor, writer, poet, punk, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Richard Myers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71, 20 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Punk group Richard Hell and the Voidoids bassist. Movie Smithereens

Hernán Hernández
musician, singer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Hernán Hernández
Also Known As:
Hernan Hernandez
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Jorge Hernández by 4 years.

Brief Facts:

Vocals and bass guitar, band Los Tigres del Norte

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

A star at 7060 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 21 June 2014 as a member of group Los Tigres del Norte.
A star at MGM Hotel, ceremony date: 7 November 2007 as a member of group Los Tigres del Norte.

Dusty Hill
musician, singer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Joseph Michael Hill
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Rocky Hill by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Bassist with band ZZ Top

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 1994 as a member of group ZZ Top.
Memphis Music Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of group ZZ Top.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of group ZZ Top.

Lester Holt
news, actor, musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Lester Don Holt Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

News anchor TV shows Weekend Today, NBC Nightly News, Dateline NBC. Movie Miracle on 34th Street (1994)

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Doug Hopkins
musician, composer, bassist, suicide

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Owen Hopkins
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
32
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder, group Gin Blossom. Group The Chimeras. Guitar, bass guitar. Song Hey Jealousy. Suicide by gunshot to the head. Depression and alcoholism.

Hub
musician, rapper, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Leonard Hubbard
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Bassist for Philadelphia group The Roots

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Marvin Isley
singer, R&B, musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Marvin Isley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Ernie Isley by 1 year.
younger brother of
Younger than Kelly Isley by 15 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Ron Isley by 12 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Rudolph Isley by 14 years.

Brief Facts:

R&B group The Isley Brothers. Song Shout

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jermaine Jackson
singer, musician, producer, R&B, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Jermaine LaJuane Jackson
Also Known As:
Jacksun
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Brandon Jackson by 2 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Jackie Jackson by 3 years.
older brother of
Older than Janet Jackson by 11 years.
son of
older brother of
Older than La Toya Jackson by 1 year.
older brother of
Older than Marlon Jackson by 2 years.
older brother of
Older than Michael Jackson by 3 years.
uncle of
uncle of
uncle of
older brother of
Older than Randy Jackson by 1 year.
younger brother of
Younger than Rebbie Jackson by 4 years.
uncle of
uncle of
younger brother of
Younger than Tito Jackson by 1 year.
uncle of

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Group The Jackson 5, The Jacksons. Bassist. Name changed to Jacksun February 22, 2013.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of group The Jackson 5.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of group The Jackson 5.
SoulMusic Hall of Fame as a member of group The Jackson 5.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of group The Jackson 5.
A star at 1500 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group The Jacksons.

Randy Jackson (TV host)
producer, singer, musician, tv, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Randall Darius Jackson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Judge on TV show American Idol. Bassist.

John Paul Jones
musician, bassist, metal

Real/Birth Name:
John Baldwin
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Led Zeppelin. Bassist, mandolinist, keyboards.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kennedy Center Honors 2012 as a member of group Led Zeppelin.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1995 as a member of group Led Zeppelin.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of group Led Zeppelin.

Mick Karn
musician, sculptor, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Anthony Michaelides
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
62
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21

Brief Facts:

Former bassist with band Japan

Alex Katunich
musician, bassist, singer, metal

Real/Birth Name:
George Alex Katunich
Also Known As:
Dirk Lance
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former bassist and vocalist with the band Incubus

Carol Kaye
musician, bassist, educator, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Carol Smith
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
85
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Session musician, group The Wrecking Crew

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Ed King
musician, composer, singer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Edward Calhoun King
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
68, 23 days before his 69th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitar and bass. Co-composer of the song Sweet Home Alabama. Group Lynyrd Skynyrd from 1972 to 1975 and again from 1987 to 1996. Founding member of group Strawberry Alarm Clock. Successful heart transplant in 2011, died of cancer.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of group Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of group Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Steve Kmak
musician, bassist, metal

Real/Birth Name:
Steven Kmak
Nickname(s):
Fuzz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23

Brief Facts:

Former member of heavy metal band Disturbed. Albums The Sickness, Believe. Left in 2003.

Fred LaBour
musician, bassist, comedy

Real/Birth Name:
Frederick LaBour
Also Known As:
Too Slim
Nickname(s):
The Man of a Thousand Hats
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Riders in the Sky. Bassist. Movie Toy Story 2. TV series Hee Haw

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Royston Langdon
singer, musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Royston William Langdon
Nickname(s):
Roy
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Liv Tyler by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Bass guitar. Group Spacehog. Album Resident Alien

Blackie Lawless
musician, metal, bassist, actor, singer, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Steven Edward Duren
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heavy metal bands W.A.S.P., Sister

Geddy Lee
singer, musician, composer, bassist, metal

Real/Birth Name:
Gary Lee Weinrib
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocalist, bassist, keyboardist. Member of band Rush. Songs Tom Sawyer, Limelight, The Spirit of Radio. Awarded Officer of the Order of Canada 1996. Bass guitar and keyboards.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Canada's Walk of Fame 1999 as a member of group Rush.
Canadian Music Hall of Fame 1994 as a member of group Rush.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2013 as a member of group Rush.
A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 25 June 2010 as a member of group Rush.

Lemmy
musician, singer, bassist, metal

Real/Birth Name:
Ian Fraser Kilmister
Also Known As:
Lemmy Kilmister
Ian Fraser Willis
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
70, 4 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founder of heavy metal band Motörhead. Member of band Hawkwind

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 2003 as a member of group Motörhead.

Phil Lesh
musician, singer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Chapman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
80
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Group Grateful Dead. Bassist.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1994 as a member of group Grateful Dead.

Jeff Magnum
musician, punk, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Jeff Halmagy
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Bassist with punk rock band The Dead Boys

Nick Massi
singer, musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Nicholas Macioci
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocalist and bass guitar for group The Four Seasons and was responsible for most of the vocal arrangements.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of group The Four Seasons.
New Jersey Hall of Fame 2017 as a member of group The Four Seasons.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1990 as a member of group The Four Seasons.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 1999 as a member of group The Four Seasons.

Joe B. Mauldin
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Joe Benson Mauldin Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist for the band The Cricketswth Buddy Holly

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of group The Crickets.
Music City Walk of Fame 2007 as a member of group The Crickets.
Musicians Hall of Fame and Museum 2008 as a member of group The Crickets.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of group The Crickets.
West Texas Walk of Fame 1986 as a member of group The Crickets.

Paul McCartney
actor, singer, accused, writer, knighted, painter, poet, activist, kids, bassist, composer

Real/Birth Name:
James Paul McCartney
Also Known As:
Sir James Paul McCartney
Nickname(s):
Macca
Sir Paul
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
78
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Heather Mills by 25 years.
father of
son of
husband of
Linda McCartney, until her death.
Younger than Linda McCartney by less than 1 year.
son of
older brother of
Older than Mike McGear by 1 year.
father of

Ancestors:

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Movies Help, A Hard Day's Night, Yellow Submarine, Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band. After rock group The Beatles he founded group Wings. Album Wings over America. Songs Yesterday, Michelle, Eleanor Rigby, With a Little Help from My Friends, I Saw Her Standing There, All My Loving. Spent a few days in jail in Japan for marijuana possession. Knighted. Children's book High in the Clouds: An Urban Furry Tale. Order of the Companion of Honour 2017.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of group The Beatles.
London Avenue of Stars 2007 as a member of group The Beatles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of group The Beatles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of group The Beatles.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of group The Beatles.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 1750 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 9 February 2012
A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group The Beatles.

Duff McKagan
musician, bassist, columnist, metal

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Andrew McKagan
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
56
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band Guns N' Roses

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of group Guns N' Roses.

Ben McKee
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Arthur McKee
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist. Group Imagine Dragons, Songs Radioactive, Demons

John McVie
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
John Graham McVie
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74, 35 days before his 75th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Younger than Christine McVie by 2 years.

Brief Facts:

Bassist for band Fleetwood Mac

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of group Fleetwood Mac.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of group Fleetwood Mac.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2005 as a member of group Fleetwood Mac.
A star at 6608 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group Fleetwood Mac.

Randy Meisner
musician, composer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Randy Herman Meisner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
74
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Member of band The Eagles

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of group The Eagles.
Kennedy Center Honors 2016 as a member of group The Eagles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1998 as a member of group The Eagles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2001 as a member of group The Eagles.

Mark Mendoza
musician, metal, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Mark Glickman
Nickname(s):
The Animal
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Heavy metal band Twisted Sister

Jim Messina
musician, singer, composer, producer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
James Messina
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist. Member of groups Buffalo Springfield, Poco, Loggins and Messina

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1997 as a member of group Buffalo Springfield.

Fat Mike
musician, punk, bassist, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Michael John Burkett
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
53
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Vocalist and bassist for punk rock band NOFX

Jean Millington
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Jean Yolanda Millington
Also Known As:
Jean Millington Adamian
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
71
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger sister of
Younger than June Millington by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Bassist. Groups Fanny. The first female rock group to release an album on a major label.

Mike Mills
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Edward Mills
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Bassist for band R.E.M.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of group R.E.M..
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of group R.E.M..

Mooseman
musician, murdered, bassist, metal

Real/Birth Name:
Lloyd Roberts III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
38
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist - group Body Count. Toured with Iggy Pop. Killed in a driveby shooting, not the target.

Patricia Morrison
musician, punk, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Patricia Rainone
Gender:
Female

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

British punk band The Damned. Bassist - formerly in bands Sisters of Mercy, The Gun Club

Me'Shell NdegéOcello
singer, reggae music, rapper, musician, actor, composer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Mary Johnson
Also Known As:
Meshell
Meshell Ndegeocello
Meshell Suihailia Bashir Shakur
Michelle Johnson
Gender:
Female
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Birth name Mary Johnson. Neo-soul singer and bassist. Music incorporates also hip-hop and reggae elements. Albums Bitter, Comfort Woman, Peace Beyond Passion. Last name is Swahili for "free like a bird" - her name is pronounced "MEE-shell n-duh-GAY-o-chel-o."

Olivia Newton-Bundy
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Brian Tutunick
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Member of the band Marilyn Manson. Bassist. See also Marilyn Manson

Berry Oakley
musician, accident, bassist, vehicle crash

Real/Birth Name:
Raymond Berry Oakley III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
24
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist for band The Allman Brothers Band. Died of injuries in a motorcycle accident in Macon, Georgia when he hit a city bus.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Jerry Only
musician, punk, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Gerald Caiafa
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Doyle Wolfgang Von Frankenstein by 5 years.

Brief Facts:

Bassist for band The Misfits. Wears hair in a style he calls Devilock.

Ben Orr
singer, musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Benjamin Orzechowski
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Bassist. Group The Cars. Song Just What I Needed

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2018 as a member of group The Cars.

Merrill Osmond
singer, producer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Merrill Davis Osmond
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Alan Osmond by 3 years.
older brother of
Older than Donny Osmond by 4 years.
older brother of
Older than Jay Osmond by 1 year.
older brother of
Older than Jimmy Osmond by 9 years.
older brother of
Older than Marie Osmond by 6 years.
younger brother of
Younger than Wayne Osmond by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Lead singer and bassist in the family group The Osmonds

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group The Osmonds.

P-Nut
musician, producer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Aaron Charles Wills
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
46
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist. Band 311

Chuck Panozzo
musician, bassist, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Charles Salvatore Panozzo
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
72, 32 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

twin brother of
The same age as John Panozzo.

Brief Facts:

Hard rock band Styx. Bass guitar. Activist for HIV causes.

Jaco Pastorius
jazz, musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
John Francis Anthony Pastorius III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
35
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist. Member of group Weather Report

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Reid Perry
bassist, singer, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Reid Hogan Perry
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
31, 26 days before his 32nd birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Kimberly Perry by 5 years.
older brother of
Older than Neil Perry (drummer) by 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Bassist and vocals, group The Band Perry. Songs If I Die Young, Better Dig Two, Done, All Your Life

Tom Petersson
bassist, musician

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas John Peterson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

12 string bass guitar. Band Cheap Trick

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 1998 as a member of group Cheap Trick.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2016 as a member of group Cheap Trick.

Suzi Quatro
actor, singer, bassist, model

Real/Birth Name:
Susan Kay Quatro
Also Known As:
Suzy Quatro
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
70
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:
Height:
5 feet 0 inches (152.4 cm)

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Role as Leather Tuscadero on TV series Happy Days. Songs Can the Can, Devil Gate Drive

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Twiggy Ramirez
musician, singer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Jeordie Osbourne White
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
49
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Former member of the band Marilyn Manson. Bassist. Bands Goon Moon, A Perfect Circle, Nine Inch Nails (on tour.)

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2020 as a member of group Nine Inch Nails.

C.J. Ramone
musician, punk, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Joseph Ward
Also Known As:
C-Jay Ramone
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55, 14 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

The bassist for punk rock group Ramones from 1989 to 1996.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002 as a member of group Ramones.

Dee Dee Ramone
musician, overdose, punk, bassist, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Glenn Colvin
Also Known As:
Dee Dee King
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
50
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist with punk rock group Ramones. Song I Wanna be Sedated. Died of suspected drug overdose.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002 as a member of group Ramones.

Lee Rocker
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Leon Drucker
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band Stray Cats

Robb Royer
composer, singer, musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Wilson Royer
Also Known As:
Robb Wilson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
77
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band Bread. Song Make It with You

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of group Bread.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of group Bread.

Will Shatter
singer, musician, overdose, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Russell Wilkinson
Gender:
Male

Brief Facts:

Bassist. Group Flipper. Accidental drug overdose (heroin.)

Paul Simonon
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Paul Gustave Simonon
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist, group The Clash

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2003 as a member of group The Clash.

Gary Sinise
actor, director, musician, activist, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Gary Alan Sinise
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
65
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Forrest Gump in role of Lt. Dan Taylor. Movies Of Mice and Men, Apollo 13, Reindeer Games, Snake Eyes, Ransom, Mission to Mars, The Stand, The Green Mile. Movie for television George Wallace. TV series CSI: NY. Bass guitarist for group Lt. Dan Band which he has taken to military sites on USO tours.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6664 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the television industry, ceremony date: 17 April 2017

Nikki Sixx
musician, metal, composer, photographer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Frank Carlton Serafino Feranna Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
61
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Sagittarius ♐ - the Archer or Centaur - people born November 23 through December 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist for group Mötley Crüe. Bands Sister, London. Albums Decade of Decadence, Girls, Girls, Girls, Shout at the Devil, Theatre of Pain, Dr. Feelgood

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 1997 as a member of group Mötley Crüe.
A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 25 January 2006 as a member of group Mötley Crüe.

Putter Smith
actor, bassist, musician, jazz, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Patrick Verne Smith
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
79
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Movie Diamonds Are Forever

Snowy Shaw
musician, metal, bassist, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Tommie Helgesson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
52
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Session member of Norwegian symphonic black metal band Dimmu Borgir, Bass, drummer, vocals (2010.)

Chris Squire
musician, bassist, composer

Real/Birth Name:
Christopher Russell Edward Squire
Nickname(s):
Fish
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
67
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band Yes. Song Owner of a Lonely Heart

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 1994 as a member of group Yes.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2017 as a member of group Yes.

Stan Stammers
musician, punk, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Andrew Stammers
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
59
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist. British bands Theatre of Hate, Epileptics, The Straps, Spear of Destiny, Plastic Eaters

Pete Staples
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Lawrence Staples
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
76
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Taurus ♉ - the Bull - people born April 21 through May 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Founding member and bassist, group The Troggs. Song Wild Thing

Mike Starr
bassist, musician, overdose, metal

Real/Birth Name:
Michael Christopher Starr
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44, 27 days before his 45th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aries ♈ - the Ram - people born March 21 through April 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Original bassist in grunge band Alice in Chains. Albums Facelift, Dirt. Friend of Layne Staley who also died of an overdose.

David Steele
musician, bassist, producer, singer

Real/Birth Name:
David Steele
Nickname(s):
Shuffle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bands The Beat, Fine Young Cannibals. Album The Raw and the Cooked

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Peter Steele
singer, musician, composer, model, actor, metal, bassist, criminal

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Thomas Ratajczyk
Also Known As:
Green Man
The Ogre Salami
Ladder Rung
Jolly Green Giant
Lord Petrus
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
48
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:
Height:
6 feet 7 inches (200.66 cm)

Brief Facts:

Member of bands Type O Negative, Fallout. Album Life is Killing Me. Lead vocalist, bassist, and composer. Rock, gothic metal, heavy metal styles. Centerfold model in magazine Playgirl. A deep bass voice.

Slam Stewart
jazz, bassist, singer

Real/Birth Name:
Leroy Eliot Stewart
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

String bass.

Sting
actor, singer, composer, bassist, activist

Real/Birth Name:
Gordon Matthew Thomas Sumner
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69, 20 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Commander of the British Empire (CBE.) Formerly of group The Police. Albums Sacred Love, All This Time. Movie Dune

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2003 as a member of group The Police.
Hollywood Walk of Fame A star at 6834 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 8 December 2000

Stuart Sutcliffe
musician, bassist, painter

Real/Birth Name:
Stuart Fergusson Victor Sutcliffe
Nickname(s):
Stu
the Fifth Beatle
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
21
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Cancer ♋ - the Crab - people born June 22 through July 22
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist. Invented the group's name: The Beatles. Left the band; died soon after.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of group The Beatles.
London Avenue of Stars 2007 as a member of group The Beatles.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1988 as a member of group The Beatles.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of group The Beatles.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of group The Beatles.
A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group The Beatles.

Robby Takac
musician, singer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Robert Carl Takac Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
56, 22 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Co-founder and bassist and former lead vocalist for group Goo Goo Dolls. Songs Name, Iris

John Taylor
singer, musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Nigel John Taylor
Nickname(s):
J.T.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Original member of band Duran Duran

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

A star at 1770 Vine Street for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group Duran Duran.

Thelma Terry
jazz, bandleader, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Thelma Combes
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
64
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bands in Chicago.

Hughie Thomasson
musician, composer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Hugh Edward Thomasson Jr.
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
55, 27 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist. Member of bands Outlaws, Lynyrd Skynyrd. Songs Hurry Sundown, There Goes Another Love Song, Green Grass and High Tides for Outlaws.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Georgia Music Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of group Lynyrd Skynyrd.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2006 as a member of group Lynyrd Skynyrd.

Phil Thornalley
producer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Philip Carden Thornalley
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
60
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Filled in as bassist. Member of goth rock band The Cure

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 2004 as a member of group The Cure.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2019 as a member of group The Cure.

Wayman Tisdale
basketball, jazz, musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Wayman Lawrence Tisdale
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44, 25 days before his 45th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Power forward. Teams University of Oklahoma, Indiana Pacers, Sacramento Kings, Phoenix Suns. Album Power Forward

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Peter Tork
singer, actor, director, writer, producer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Halsten Thorkelson
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
77, 8 days after his birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Aquarius ♒ - the Water-Carrier - people born January 21 through February 19
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bass guitar and keyboards. Band The Monkees and TV series The Monkees

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Hit Parade Hall of Fame 2008 as a member of group The Monkees.
The Vocal Group Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of group The Monkees.
A star at 6675 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry as a member of group The Monkees.

Robert Trujillo
musician, metal, bassist, actor

Real/Birth Name:
Roberto Agustín Miguel Santiago Samuel Trujillo Veracruz
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
55, 1 day before his 56th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Band Metallica

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2009 as a member of group Metallica.

Wolfgang Van Halen
musician, singer, bassist, metal

Real/Birth Name:
Wolfgang William Van Halen
Nickname(s):
Wolfie
Wolf
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
29
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Pisces ♓ - the Fish - people born February 20 through March 20
Birth Place:

Relationships:

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Bassist and vocals for band Van Halen

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 1996 as a member of group Van Halen.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2007 as a member of group Van Halen.

Mikey Way
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Michael James Way
Gender:
Male

Relationships:

Brief Facts:

Bass guitarist for band My Chemical Romance. Album Three Cheers for Sweet Revenge. He suggested the name from a book and with his brother was co-founder.

Pete Wentz
musician, lyricist, singer, writer, business, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Peter Lewis Kingston Wentz III
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
41
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Ashlee Simpson by 5 years.
father of

Descendants:

Brief Facts:

Bassist, backup singer, Chicago are band Fall Out Boy. Album Fall Out Boy's Evening Out with Your Girlfriend. Book The Boy with the Thorn in His Side

Tina Weymouth
musician, bassist, punk, writer

Real/Birth Name:
Martina Michčle Weymouth
Gender:
Female
Birth Date:
Age today:
69, 31 days before her 70th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

wife of
Older than Chris Frantz by less than 1 year.

Brief Facts:

Founding member and bassist, band Talking Heads

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2002 as a member of group Talking Heads.

Verdine White
R&B, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Verdine White
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
69
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Leo ♌ - the Lion - people born July 23 through August 21
Birth Place:

Relationships:

younger brother of
Younger than Maurice White by 9 years.

Brief Facts:

Group Earth, Wind & Fire. Soul, gospel, jazz, pop, R&B and funk.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Kennedy Center Honors 2019 as a member of group Earth, Wind & Fire.
NAACP Image Awards Hall of Fame 1994 as a member of group Earth, Wind & Fire.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2010 as a member of group Earth, Wind & Fire.
A star at 7080 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 14 September 1995 as a member of group Earth, Wind & Fire.

T-Bone Wolk
musician, bassist, columnist

Real/Birth Name:
Thomas Wolk
Also Known As:
Tom "T-Bone" Wolk
Nickname(s):
Tom
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
58
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Capricorn ♑ - the Sea-Goat - people born December 23 through January 20
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Bassist with group Hall & Oates

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Guitar Center RockWalk 2003 as a member of group Hall & Oates.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2014 as a member of group Hall & Oates.
Songwriters Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of group Hall & Oates.
A star at 6752 Hollywood Boulevard for contributions to the recording industry, ceremony date: 2 September 2016 as a member of group Hall & Oates.

Ronnie Wood
musician, singer, painter, actor, producer, composer, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Ronald David Wood
Also Known As:
Ron Wood
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
73
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Gemini ♊ - the Twins - people born May 22 through June 21
Birth Place:

Brief Facts:

Guitarist and bassist with bands The Rolling Stones, Small Faces/Faces. A respected painter as well.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

London Avenue of Stars 2009 as a member of group The Rolling Stones.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 2012 as a member of group Small Faces/Faces.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1989 as a member of group The Rolling Stones.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of group The Rolling Stones.

Allen Woody
musician, bassist

Real/Birth Name:
Douglas Allen Woody
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Death Date:
Age at Death:
44
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Libra ♎ - the Scales - people born September 24 through October 23

Brief Facts:

Bassist for bands The Allman Brothers Band, Gov't Mule

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

Bill Wyman
musician, bassist, singer, producer, writer

Real/Birth Name:
William George Perks Jr.
Also Known As:
Lee Wyman
William George Wyman
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
83, 2 days before his 84th birthday
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Scorpio ♏ - the Scorpion - people born October 24 through November 22
Birth Place:

Relationships:

ex-husband of
Older than Mandy Smith by 33 years.

Brief Facts:

Group The Rolling Stones. Bassist. Album Bill Wyman and the Rhythm Kings. 1989 marriage - Mandy Smith was 13˝ when they first dated. Legally changed his surname to Wyman in August 1964. Appointed CBE.

Halls of Fame, Awards, etc.

London Avenue of Stars 2009 as a member of group The Rolling Stones.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame 1989 as a member of group The Rolling Stones.
UK Music Hall of Fame 2004 as a member of group The Rolling Stones.

Dweezil Zappa
actor, musician, bassist, cook, unusual name

Real/Birth Name:
Ian Donald Calvin Euclid Zappa
Gender:
Male
Birth Date:
Age today:
51
Traditional Zodiac Sign:
Virgo ♍ - the Virgin - people born August 22 through September 23
Birth Place:

Relationships:

older brother of
Older than Ahmet Zappa by 4 years.
older brother of
Older than Diva Zappa by 9 years.
son of
son of
cousin of
younger brother of
Younger than Moon Zappa by 1 year.

Ancestors:

Brief Facts:

Name officially changed about age 5 to Dweezil. Movie Pretty in Pink. Rock guitarist, bassist. Host of a Food TV network show Dweezil & Lisa
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