By Jared Shade Reynolds July 17, 2012 5:15 pm -
Motown bass player and original 'Funk Brother' Bob Babbitt <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/entertainment/music/bob-babbitt-funk-brothers-bassist-for-motown-dies-at-74/2012/07/17/gJQAxu41rW_story.html">died of brain cancer yesterday at the age of 74</a>. As far as musicians go, he was as influential as it gets. Here's one of the many legendary tracks he played on. R.I.P.