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Robert DeLeo

Postby Eejif » Mon Jul 03, 2006 11:54 am

He knows exactly where he needs to be, always layin' it down. STP would not be at all the same without him.
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Postby Jerry » Tue Jul 04, 2006 7:48 pm

I dig his writing too, great player! [smilie=cool-smiley-027.gif]
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Postby Monkeyboy » Wed Jul 05, 2006 10:39 am

I had a debate once at a concert down at Shoreline with a friend of a friend. Who's the better bass player: Flea or Robert.

It was tough because both of us are fanboys of each band and they both were playing that night at shoreline.

I still feel Flea comes out on top...barely!

I didn't realize he was more of the main songwriter of that group!!! The later albums don't hold as much magic but STP's 2nd album is a MUST HAVE!!! Serously great songwriting and SOLID bass playing throughout!

I hope to someday be as successful as this guy in songwriting/musicianship as well as showmanship onstage. He's a total package!
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Postby Jerry » Wed Jul 05, 2006 6:45 pm

Chops are cool, but at the end of the day I think great songwriting is a a gift I wouldn't mind having.
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Postby Mike Childree » Thu Jul 06, 2006 7:11 am

Great tone, too. I dig this guy, and the older STP stuff. Freakin' Weiland, man.....another example of one guy's mental weakness screwing up a really good package.
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Postby Monkeyboy » Thu Jul 06, 2006 8:58 am

First 2 albums, specifically the 2nd album. After that...it was a downhill slide into suckville!
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Postby Eejif » Fri Jul 07, 2006 8:00 am

The first album, to me, is the least characteristic one. Don't get me wrong, it's great, but they seemed to still be in the process of finding their sound. The next two were their defining pieces, and the stuff after is a little more exploratory. That's why I love it, because they didn't ever really "settle." Great writing all around, for sure.
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Re: Robert DeLeo

Postby fourstringgirl » Fri Jul 08, 2011 9:32 am

Bought a Robert DeLeo Schecter Model T back in 2003. Its my main bass still today. Love his bass lines, always so much fun to play. Plush is my favorite - fantastic groove on that one.
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Re: Robert DeLeo

Postby shamus1963 » Thu Sep 22, 2011 12:30 pm

Robert is definitely the man when it comes to modern (or fairly-recent, anyway) rock bass!

His blend of classic rock and Motown-influenced (Jamerson/Babbit) bass lines make for a far-from-predictable foundation, yet solid!

He is a HUGE part of what makes STP tick, but is not one of the first players that come to mind when the subject of rock bassists comes up.

And, yes, I am also the proud owner of a Model-T Bass! [smilie=cool-smiley-027.gif]
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Re: Robert DeLeo

Postby Eejif » Sat Mar 17, 2012 11:36 am

Anyone else catch their 2010 album?
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Postby Rob Francis » Sun Mar 18, 2012 11:12 am

Jerry wrote:Chops are cool, but at the end of the day I think great songwriting is a a gift I wouldn't mind having.

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