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Old 12-09-2012, 08:03 PM
kydave kydave is offline
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Originally Posted by Howard Emerson View Post
You should be able to this, to start, without the guitar in your hands. If you are hearing a groove or beat in your head, that right there is the basis of the bass line. Shuffle, straight 4, waltz, etc makes no difference. You know the chords, you know the bass notes. Work from there.
Howard's got it. For most popular music, a bass line isn't rocket science. It is there to be the musical drum.
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