Poll: The Better Bass Player.
PETE COMITA
JON BRANT
BOTH WERE EXCELLENT
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Pete Comita V Jon Brant
08-28-2011, 11:48 AM,
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Pete Comita V Jon Brant
Pete Comita joined Cheap Trick in 1980 replacing Tom Petersson. He played on the tracks "I'm The Man", "Born To Raise Hell", "Ohm Sweet Ohm", "Reach Out" and "I Must Be Dreamin'". He left after completing the 1980-81 "All Shook Up" World Tour.
He was replaced by Jon Brant in July 1981. Jon played on the albums "One On One", "Next Position Please", "Standing On The Edge" and "The Doctor" before himself being replaced by Tom Petersson.
Which one of these, in your opinion, was the better Bass Player ?
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08-28-2011, 09:01 PM,
#2
RE: Pete Comita V Jon Brant
I thought Pete played great at the Chicagofest show. Pete really wasn't a bassist, he was a lead guitarist, while Jon's main instrument was bass. Can't say who was better, but I like the Comita era songs better than the Brant era, although there weren't that many. Reach Out is one of my favorites.
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08-29-2011, 03:28 AM,
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RE: Pete Comita V Jon Brant
Pete could play crazy stuff but had ego problems.

Jon is a good technician, but the 12 String frightened him a little; he confessed he wasn't comfortable with this instrument.
I don't like living in this fleshy human shell
As much as I abuse it it's really gone to hell
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01-27-2012, 03:30 PM,
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RE: Pete Comita V Jon Brant
Gitta give a thumbs up for Pete!


He was like Johnny Bravo and fit the part!
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01-31-2012, 12:44 PM,
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RE: Pete Comita V Jon Brant
Gotta go with "both" , as they both played great stuff on songs I love.
( Not to say they are interchangable or not that they weren't great in their own stylings. )
"This damnedable stuff is burning a hole in the ship's carpet!"
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02-01-2012, 04:52 AM,
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RE: Pete Comita V Jon Brant
TOM !
~ "Jump in my love car - Don't have to go very far" ~

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02-01-2012, 08:04 PM,
#7
RE: Pete Comita V Jon Brant
(02-01-2012, 04:52 AM)imalondonctman Wrote: TOM !

END OF THREAD !
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02-01-2012, 09:17 PM,
#8
RE: Pete Comita V Jon Brant
Voted for Jon overall though Pete was terrific on the ASU tour.
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05-20-2015, 02:37 AM,
#9
RE: Pete Comita V Jon Brant
I think Pete was better but, they said he partied too much. Jon was too unnoticeable.
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