Cliff Burton

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Cliff Burton

Born

2/10/1962, Castro Valley, California

Died

9/27/1986

Birth Name

Clifford Lee Burton

Gender

Male
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Clifford Burton was born in Castro Valley,California in 1962. He started playing piano when he was six years old. When he was 14, Cliff picked up a bass guitar and started taking lessons from a local music teacher. According to his parents he would spend four to six…more

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  • The gratest bass player of all times

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    The greatest bass player of all times. A four stringer with talent! He´s crazy and talented. A complete genius! Imagine Metallica with him now: Long haired, loco people. Jason Newsted was a great compositor, but Cliff is the best player Metallica could´ve had. Any fan of Metallica should love him, or better written, need and have to love him. Cliff's bass technique shows the talent he was born with. His wah pedal, his fingers, and his bass are the best thing that could have happened to Metallica. Cliff and Jason are very alike in the brain: They're both geniuses. But Cliff definitely rocks!moreless