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chronological list of yo la tengo bassists

Stephan Wichnewski, 11/1987

Between the Advance Reading Copies and the final edition of Big Day Coming, the bassist list in the book’s appendix was switched from chronological order to alphabetical. Here is the correct version.

Terry Karydes (A Worrying Thing, 1982-1983)
also played with: the Schramms

Dave Schramm (Georgia & Those Guys, 1983)
also played with: the Schramms; YLT guitarist 1985-1986

1. Dave Rick (1984-1985)
also played with: Phantom Tollbooth, Bongwater; occasional YLT guitarist 1986-1987

2. Mike Lewis (1985-1986)
also played with: Lyres, the A-Bones

3. Clint Conley (1986)
also played with: Mission of Burma

4. Steve Michener (1986)
also played with: Volcano Sons

5. Stephan Wichnewski (1986-1989)

6. Chris Stamey (1986)
also played with: the dB’s

7. Wolf Knapp (1988)
also played with: Antietam

8. Tony Maimone (1988)
also played with: Pere Ubu, They Might Be Giants

9. Robert Vickers (1989)
also played with: the Go-Betweens

10. Al Greller (1990-1991)
also played with: Peter Stampfel, The Schramms

11. Gene Holder (1990)
also played with: the dB’s

12. Wilbo Wright (1990)
also played with: Marc Ribot, Ui

13. Janet Wygal (1990)
also played with: the Individuals, the Wygals

14. Tim Harris (1991)
also played with: Antietam, Babylon Dance Band

15. James.McNew (1991-present)
also played with: the Maynards, Christmas

 

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