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What Song Is This Bassline From?

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Bryan R. Tyler, Dec 31, 2012.


  1. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002

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    Quick dumb question- was watching a Damian Erskine vid and he played a bit of a line that I know but can't remember what song it comes from and it's bugging me. The link starts at the right point.
    http://youtu.be/BQVo0Ddxodc?t=6m44s
     
  2. jongor

    jongor Supporting Member

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    So Close, so far away by Derek Trucks Band?
     
  3. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002

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    Nah- he plays it pretty point on to what it sounds like. For some reason I was thinking Stevie Wonder but couldn't find one that matched so I'm probably wrong :)
     
  4. Meremortal

    Meremortal Banned

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    Lots of things. The first one I thought of was "Footprints" by Wayne Shorter.
     
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  6. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002

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    Not that one- the line has the regular half step up/down movement between phrases.
     
  7. JimK

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    Stevie Wonder's "I Can't Help It"?

    From MJ's Off The Wall album...
     
  8. DWBass

    DWBass The Funkfather Supporting Member

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    What JimK said.
     
  9. Bryan R. Tyler

    Bryan R. Tyler TalkBass: Usurping My Practice Time Since 2002

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    Ah- the Michael Jackson one is it! Thanks JimK/DW.
     

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