Mike Watt (bassist of Minutemen, fIREHOSE, etc.)

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Born: Michael David Watt

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Michael David "Mike" Watt (born December 20, 1957) is an American bassist, singer and songwriter.

He is best known for co-founding the rock bands Minutemen, Dos, and Firehose; as of 2003, he is also the bassist for the reunited Stooges and a member of the art rock/jazz/punk/improv group Banyan as well as many other post-Minutemen projects.

CMJ New Music called Watt a "seminal post-punk bass player." In November 2008, Watt received the Bass Player Magazine lifetime achievement award, presented by Flea.

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Year Title RatingReleases
1995 Ball-Hog or Tugboat? 5 1
1997 Contemplating the Engine Room 1
2004 The Secondman's Middle Stand 1
2011 Hyphenated-man 1

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Year Title RatingReleases
Big Train 1

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