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He captures Ramone and his second wife, Barbara, together in the studio in one photo, him on bass, her on guitar.‘All Good Cretins Go to Heaven’: Dee Dee Ramone’s Twisted Punk Paintings|Melissa Leon|December 15, 2014|DAILY BEAST
I watch football, basketball, and hockey on TV and sometimes “The Bass Pros” on Outdoor Channel.Up to a Point: They Made Me Write About Lena Dunham|P. J. O’Rourke|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
Very bass-y house, if I was in my element and playing what I like to play.Idris Elba on Eric Garner, ‘Mi Mandela,’ and Selling Weed to Dave Chappelle|Marlow Stern|December 6, 2014|DAILY BEAST
The drumbeat and synth bass are as insistent as they are ominous.
The result was a thorough shellacking of the Democratic party from top to bottom.
It was a difficulty foreseen long ago in Socialist discussions, but never completely met by the thorough-paced Communist.The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
The cultivation, though not always judicious, is generally thorough, there being no lack of hands nor of good will.
Tony's stool was nearer to the bass keys of the piano, while the sofa Lettice lay upon had certainly been drawn up towards him.The Wave|Algernon Blackwood
He told her he would probably spend the next day in bed for a thorough rest, and she agreed that that would be a very good idea.Uncanny Tales|Various
English Agriculture has a thorough and cleanly aspect which I have rarely observed elsewhere.
British Dictionary definitions for thorough bass
- Also called: basso continuo, continuo (esp during the baroque period) a bass part underlying a piece of concerted music. It is played on a keyboard instrument, usually supported by a cello, viola da gamba, etcSee also figured bass
- (as modifier)a thorough-bass part