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Les Claypool

Les Claypool
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Leslie Edward "Les" Claypool (born September 29, 1963) is an American musician, singer, songwriter, composer, author, and actor best known as the bassist and lead vocalist of the band Primus. Claypool's playing style on the electric bass mixes tapping, flamenco-like strumming, whammy bar bends, and slapping.
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Releases on file (6)
The Claypool Lennon Delirium — Monolith of Phobos The Claypool Lennon Delirium — Monolith of Phobos
(ATO0308, 2016, CD)
Les Claypool — Of Fungi and Foe Les Claypool — Of Fungi and Foe
(Prawn Song PSR-0014-2, 2009, CD)
Bernie Worrell — Stranger: Bernie Worrell on Earth Bernie Worrell — Stranger: Bernie Worrell on Earth
(MVDV4618, 2007, DVD)
Les Claypool — Of Whales and Woe Les Claypool — Of Whales and Woe
(Prawn Song PSR-0011-2, 2006, CD)
Adrian Belew — Side Three Adrian Belew — Side Three
(Sanctuary Records 06076-84777-2, 2006, CD)
Buckethead  — Monsters and Robots Buckethead — Monsters and Robots
(CyberOctave COCD 47499, 1999, CD)

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