Paul McCartney and John Entwistle are among the top bass players in a new poll that finds John Taylor of Duran Duran at number-one. Entwistle came in at number-seven with Macca at 10. They were joined in the Top 10 by Geddy Lee of Rush at two and John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin at nine.

Here is the complete Top 20:

  1. John Taylor – Duran Duran
  2. Geddy Lee – Rush
  3. Simon Gallup – The Cure
  4. Mark King – Level 42
  5. Jaco Pastorius – Weather Report
  6. Flea – Red Hot Chilli Peppers
  7. John Entwistle – The Who
  8. Victor Wooten
  9. John Paul Jones – Led Zeppelin
  10. Paul McCartney – The Beatles
  11. James Jamerson – The Funk Brothers
  12. Les Claypool – Primus
  13. Cliff Burton – Metallica
  14. Bernard Edwards – Chic
  15. John Myung – Dream Theater
  16. Steve Harris – Iron Maiden
  17. Tony Levin
  18. Mick Karn – Japan
  19. Billy Sheehan – Mr Big
  20. Chris Squire – Yes