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8 Under Rated Bass Players

What about the bassists who are extremely successful, but not widely recognized by the general public – under-rated – for their bass playing abilities? Maybe they’re famous for other reasons or just known as part of a band vs. an individual.
Here are the links:
Gene Simmons – Kiss
Paul McCartney – The Beatles, Wings, solo
John Deacon – Queen
Christ Wolstenholme – Muse
Sting – The Police / Sting
Ross Valory – Journey
Simon Gallup – The Cure
Carol Kaye – session bassist:
bass playing 
giving a lesson to Gene Simmons 

7 Dumb Urban Legends

We all love a good urban legend. Some of us even really fall for them, believing Mr Rogers was a Navy Seal, that there’s a ghost hitchhiker on Highway 1, and that they can summon Bloody Mary just by saying her name. This video outlines seven of the dumbest urban legends ever.

  • Paul McCartney died in ’66 …or’67 –
  • Mikey from the Life Cereal commercial died from pop rocks and soda
  • Chevy Nova didn’t sell in South America – Spanish for “no go”
  • Einstein failed math
  • Walt Disney is cryogenically frozen
  • The New York City sewers are crawling with discarded pet alligators
  • Vegas kidney heists