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BORN: Septem­ber 29, 1963 in Rich­mond, Cal­i­for­nia. LIVES: Sonoma County, Cal­i­for­nia. BANDS: Primus, The Claypool Len­non Delir­ium, Sausage, Oys­ter­head, Les Claypool And The Holy Mack­erel. SPE­CIAL SKILLS: Elas­tic bass lines. Tons of ’em.

MOST LIKELY TO SAY:

“This song is 15/37 time. Join in ev­ery­one!”

LEAST LIKELY TO SAY:

“This bass part is easy. It’s only got three notes.” HE’S A LEG­END BE­CAUSE: For al­most 30 years now, ev­ery piece of mu­sic he has recorded has de­fied genre. Far from think­ing out­side the box, in Les Claypool’s world there are no boxes.

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