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Les Claypool

Les Claypool

Real/full name:
Leslie Edward Claypool
60 (born Sep 29th, 1963)
Place of birth:
United States (Richmond, California)


Claypool was born in Richmond, California, but was raised in El Sobrante, California in a working class family with a history of working as auto mechanics. A close family friend, Rhys Hickman, taught him the basics of the slap bass technique, which he shortly mastered throughout his educational period. His early education included Collins Elementary School and De Anza High School, where he was a ...


Not to be confused with Lester Claypool.

Colonel Les Claypool's Fearless Flying Frog Brigade

Bass, Vocals, Percussion (2000-2004, 2022-present)

Duo de Twang

Guitars (2012-present)


Bass, Vocals (2000-2001, 2006, 2019-present)


Vocals (lead), Bass (1984-2000, 2003-present)

The Claypool Lennon Delirium

Vocals, Bass, Upright bass, Mellotron, Drums (2015-present)

Blind Illusion

Bass (1978-1979, 1980-1982, 1986-1988)

1980 Demo 1980 (Demo) Bass
1988 The Sane Asylum Bass

Colonel Claypool's Bucket of Bernie Brains

Vocals, Bass (2002-2004)

Les Claypool and the Holy Mackerel

Everything (1996)

Les Claypool's Fancy Band

Bass (2005-2008)


Bass (1994)


1999 Monsters and Robots Bass (tracks 2, 3, 5, 10, 12, 13), Vocals (track 3)

Hank Williams III

2011 Ghost to a Ghost / Gutter Town Bass (disc 1, track 11; disc 2, track 19)

Jerry Cantrell

1998 Boggy Depot Bass (tracks 11, 12)


1998 Garage Inc. Banjo (CD1 track 10)

Ozzy Osbourne

2005 Prince of Darkness (Compilation) Vocals, Bass (disc 3, track 2)

August Redmoon

2015 Heavy Metal U.S.A. (Compilation) Engineering (assistant) (tracks 1-4 & 13) (as "Lester Claypool")
Added by: Napero Modified by: KingSpooky
Added on: 2011-04-09 16:02:28 Last modified on: 2023-04-26 15:28:52
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