Monday, August 06, 2012

Motown bass player Bob Babbitt dies at age 74


At Motown Records in the late ’60s, Babbitt’s thick, fluid bass lines drove the groove on songs by the Temptations (“Ball of Confusion”), Stevie Wonder (“Signed Sealed Delivered I’m Yours),” Rare Earth (“Losing You”), Smokey Robinson & the Miracles (“The Tears of a Clown”) and many others.  

READ MORE by Brian McCollum, Free Press Music Columnist

You may never have heard the name Bob Babbitt before today, and you may not recognize his face… but we can guarantee you've heard his music.

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