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History and development of the synth bass

1975 - "JiveTalkin'", Bee Gees, player: Blue Weaver

Examples of the Synthesizer Bass 1975 - 2012 (year, artist and player)

1975 - "Boogie On Reggae Woman", Stevie Wonder, player: Stevie Wonder (Moog Modular)

1977 - "I Feel Love", Donna Summer, player/programming: Giorgio Moroder  (Moog Modular)

1977 - "Flashlight",        Parliament, player: Bernie Worell (Minimoog)

1980 - "More Bounce To The Ounce", Zapp, player: Roger Troutman

1981 - "And The Melody Still Lingers On", Chaka Khan, player: David Foster

1981 - "We Can Work It Out", Chaka Khan, player: Greg Phillinganes

1981 - "Let's Groove", Earth, Wind & Fire, player: Larry Dunn

1981 - "You Are A Winner", Earth, Wind & Fire, player: Larry Dunn

1982 - "Let It Whip", Dazz Band, player: unknown

1982 - "Best In The West", Chaka Khan, player: Robbie Buchanan

1982 - "(If It) Hurts Just A Little", Donna Summer, player: Greg Phillinganes

1982 - "Baby Be Mine", Michael Jackson, player: Greg Phillinganes

1982 - "Dance Floor", Zapp, player: Roger Troutman

1982 - "Cuty Pie", One Way, player: unknown

1984 - "High Crime", Al Jarreau, player: unknown

1987 - "I Wanna Dance With Somebody",Whitney Houston, player (probably): Narada Michael Walden

1988 - "Never Gonna Give You Up", Rick Astley, player: unknown

1989 - "Going Through The Motions", Diana Ross, player: unknown

1993 - "Rhythm Is a Dancer", Snap!, player: Snap

1997 - "Say You'll Be There", Spice Girls, player: Joe Moskowitz

1998 - "Everybody (Backstreet's Back)", Backstreet Boys, player: unknown

2000 - "Try Again", Aaliyah, player: unknown

2010 - "Father Said", Skrillex, player: Skrillex

2011 - "Get Up!", Korn, feat. Skrillex, player: Skrillex

2012 - "Scrooges Revenge", Skream, player: Skream

2012 - "Inhumane", Skream, player: Skream

1987 - "Acid Tracks", Phuture, player: Phuture (TB 303 Bassline)