Billy Sheehan

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William "Billy" Sheehan (born March 19, 1953) is an American bassist known for his work with Talas, Steve Vai, David Lee Roth, Mr. Big, Niacin, and The Winery Dogs. Sheehan has won the "Best Rock Bass Player" readers' poll from Guitar Player magazine five times for his "lead bass" playing style. Sheehan's repertoire includes the use of chording, two-handed tapping, right-hand "three-finger picking" technique and controlled feedback.

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Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2002 Nine Short Films Terry Bozzio & Billy Sheehan 5 1
2005 Cosmic Troubadour Billy Sheehan 4 1
2009 Holy Cow! Billy Sheehan 5 1
Compression Billy Sheehan 1

Album + Compilation

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
1989 The Talas Years Billy Sheehan 1

Album + Live

Year Title Artist RatingReleases
2013 Live in Tokyo Portnoy Sheehan MacAlpine Sherinian 1


Year Title Artist RatingReleases
All Mixed Up Billy Sheehan 1

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