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Who is the best bassist of 2021?

Best in guitars 2021
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BEST IN GUITARS 2021: The bass guitar provides an essential foundation for most of our favourite music. Without the bass, the majority of music just wouldn’t feel the same.  

Bass players come in many forms, just take a look at the nominee list below for proof. The question is, which low-end legend has created the backbone for your favourite music this year?

Voting closes at midnight on 28 November.

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