RHCP Bassist Flea Reveals His Top Three Favorite Basslines

Ever wonder what kind of basslines inspire a world-class musician like Flea? Well, you’re in luck, as the Red Hot Chili Peppers‘ bassist recently shared his top three favorites in response to a fan’s tweet.

It’s no secret that Flea has a deep passion for bass guitar. The bassist is known not only for his energetic stage presence but also for his genuine love for music. He often takes the time to interact with fans on Twitter, sharing honest opinions and discussing his musical tastes.

Just recently, Flea stumbled upon a fan’s tweet asking their followers about their top three favorite basslines. Without missing a beat, Flea chimed in, revealing that his personal favorites are heard in Pfunk’s ‘Flashlight,‘ Led Zeppelin’s ‘Ramble On,‘ and Alice Coltrane’s ‘Journey To Satchidananda.

Flea’s tweet read:

“Pfunk – ‘Flashlight,’ Led Zeppelin – ‘Ramble On,’ Alice Coltrane – ‘Journey To Satchidananda.'”

Flea’s picks truly highlight the diversity of his musical taste. Ranging from the groovy funk of Pfunk to the iconic rock sound of Led Zeppelin and, finally, the transcendent jazz of Alice Coltrane, it’s clear that Flea finds inspiration in a wide array of genres. So, the next time you listen to some RHCP tunes, remember that Flea’s iconic basslines are fueled by rich and eclectic influences.