George Hawkins Jr.

A composer, producer, singer, and solo recording artist, George Hawkins Jr. is the go to bassist on stage and on record for several high-profile artists including Kenny Loggins and Jim Messina, Christine McVie, Mick Fleetwood’s Zoo, Lindsey Buckingham, The Monkees, John Fogerty, Jimmy Webb, Delbert McClinton, Richard Marx, Boz Scaggs, Steve Perry, Al Jarreau, Dave Mason, Roger McGuinn, and Stevie Nicks to cite a select few.

Dig George’s funky slap bass break on “Junkanoo Holiday Fallin’ Flyin” from Kenny Loggins’ 1980 Alive twofer.