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    Bassest Joe Osborn - RIP

    Joe passed last Friday Dec. 14 at 81. You know you heard his work.....years with The Wrecking Crew before heading to Nashville. Another icon gone
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    RIP.....Oh boy look at this body of work, with a beautiful bass tone and impeccable style:

    "Travelin' Man" (Ricky Nelson)
    "Memphis" (Johnny Rivers)
    "California Dreamin'" (The Mamas & the Papas)
    "Windy" (The Association)
    "MacArthur Park" (Richard Harris)
    "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In" (The 5th Dimension)
    "The Only Living Boy in New York" (Simon & Garfunkel)
    "For All We Know" (The Carpenters)
    "Bridge over Troubled Water" (Simon & Garfunkel)
    "Midnight Confessions" (The Grass Roots)
    "Ventura Highway" (America)

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    also played on a handful of Monkees albums as many of The Wrecking Crew did.

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    He was also the bassist on one of my favorite albums, Save for a Rainy Day by Jan & Dean. What a great sound he had.
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    Quote Originally Posted by chescorph View Post
    RIP.....Oh boy look at this body of work, with a beautiful bass tone and impeccable style:

    "Travelin' Man" (Ricky Nelson)
    "Memphis" (Johnny Rivers)
    "California Dreamin'" (The Mamas & the Papas)
    "Windy" (The Association)
    "MacArthur Park" (Richard Harris)
    "Aquarius/Let the Sunshine In" (The 5th Dimension)
    "The Only Living Boy in New York" (Simon & Garfunkel)
    "For All We Know" (The Carpenters)
    "Bridge over Troubled Water" (Simon & Garfunkel)
    "Midnight Confessions" (The Grass Roots)
    "Ventura Highway" (America)
    i thought "Midnight Confessions" was Carol Kaye?
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