What’s the song with the best bass line ever? Check out the RouteNote team’s picks of the greatest bass lines of all time.

Many famous songs would be nothing without their iconic bass. But, which track has the best bass line?

Get your bass face on and get inspiration for your own producing by listening to some of the coolest bass songs ever.

From funk classics to synth stompers, wobbly DnB to big fat bass guitar riffs – see if your favourite has made the RouteNote team’s list of the top 20 best basslines of all time.

War – Low Rider

Roots Manuva – Witness (1 Hope)

Lou Reed – Take a Walk on the Wild Side

Mac Miller – What’s The Use?

The Jackson 5 – I Want You Back

Anderson .Paak – Come Down

Robin S – Show Me Love

Roni Size, Reprazent – Brown Paper Bag

Jaco Pastorius – Portrait of Tracy

Sly & The Family Stone – Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin)

Aphex Twin – Phonatacid

The Jam – Town Called Malice

Deee-Lite – Groove is in the Heart

Renegade – Terrorist

Donna Summer – I Feel Love

Yes – Roundabout

Steely Dan – Peg

The Notorious B.I.G. – Juicy

Patrice Rushen – Forget Me Nots

Mr Oizo – Flat Beat

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What did we miss? Let us know your own favourite bass line of all time in the comments!

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