Our interview with Billy Sherwood explores how the bassist is paying tribute to Chris Squire with a Yes-related tribute LP featuring Todd Rundgren and Toto’s Steve Porcaro.
After spontaneously picking up a Fender Bass, she became an indispensable member of the legendary Wrecking Crew. You can hear Carol Kaye’s distinct sound on classics by everyone from Glen Campbell to Tina Turner.
From tribal drums to tubas to booty-shaking drops, the bass has come a long way. Here’s a brief history over the last century.