Zap - Roscoe Beck?

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  1. kirkdickinson

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    I wondered if anybody has seen tabs or sheet music for the bass line in the Eric Johnson song ZAP?

    Roscoe Beck really tore that up. I started learning that years ago, but never finished, and now can't even remember any of it.

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    Kirk
     
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    It was in a guitar magazine way, way, way, way back in the late 80's or early 90's. I can't remember for sure. I used to play it about 20 years ago with my bro-in-law on guitar. Fun song. I can't remember which magazine it was. I think there were only a couple back then anyway. I thought Kyle Brock played bass on that one.
     
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    Guitar for the practicing musician was the magazine. Dec 1988 Tom Keifer of Cinderella was on the cover. Maybe someone has it and can help you out.
     
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    Roscoe Beck talks about working on that solo on his blog. Thanks, I will have to search for that magazine.
     
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    You think the transcription has the bass line? I found a back issue for sale.
     
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    I found that back issue for sale as well and sent him an email to verify if the bass line is included. I talked to my bro-in-law last night and he said we learned from the tones complete score book. Which is no longer available. But Amazon has two used for $400.???? Anyway, if the guy gets back to me I will let you know.

    I know that Roscoe played the song with Eric, but I thought Kyle did the recording. I could be wrong though. It was a long time ago and my memory is hazy at best. Although, I still remember the main riff. But that's about it.
     
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    The seller just replied that there is not a bass line in that issue. Maybe I can get my bro to send me a copy somehow. I'm not counting on it though as he is very lazy. But I will try.
     
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    I'm in the same boat. I have been obsessed with this bass solo since I first heard it, in 1990. Never found tab, so....

    I've been learning it by trying to slow it down. Not too crazy.

    Roscoe is a blues master!

    Good luck, I don't think any tab exists. I'll try to post when I'm done.
     

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