Billy Sheehan

Billy Sheehan

Billy Sheehan

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Top Songs

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Bass Solo (Buffalo 1994)
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Toss It on the Flame
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Mighty Quinn [Bonus Track]
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Clean Up Crew / Do a Little Dirty Work
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The Trees

Albums

  • Cosmic Troubadour

    May 2018 • 15 songs

  • Compression

    Apr 2018 • 11 songs

  • Prime Cuts

    Aug 2006 • 10 songs

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Billy Sheehan

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Often called "the Eddie Van Halen of the bass," Billy Sheehan just happened to catch his big break playing with former Van Halen frontman David Lee Roth. Although Eddie Van Halen gets the lion's share of credit for popularizing the two- handed tapping technique on guitar, it's been rumored that Sheehan began utilizing the same technique around the same time, albeit on his bass, resulting in a debate during the '80s (among guitar geeks, at least) as to who was the true originator. Hailing from the chilly locale of Buffalo, New York, Sheehan spent much of the '70s and early '80s...
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