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1st Bassline

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by SLiGhTLy_STooPiD, Jun 13, 2000.


  1. What's everybody's first bassline you learned??
     
  2. rojo412

    rojo412 MARK IT ZERO! Supporting Member

    Feb 26, 2000
    Cleveland, OH.
    Jeremy by Pearl Jam
    That was the one I learned at my 1st lesson. I knew a few bits of songs before then, but that was the 1st whole song.

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    "I'm no hero. I just like to hit people on the head." - Nelson
     
  3. dynis

    dynis

    May 3, 2000
    Sunshine of your Love...
     
  4. "Smoke on the Water"

    I am embarassed by this admission.
     
  5. Come Together

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    sitting on a castle, on the floor with Ezmeralda, waiting for the geezer, captain crunch to come around. felling suicidal 'cos of certain situations, hanging from the stairs too long, i think i'm coming down....it's time to CRASH!!!
     
  6. Blackbird

    Blackbird Moderator Staff Member Supporting Member

    Mar 18, 2000
    California
    I learned the bass line to about a thousand songs at once. You know which one, that generic I-IV-V progression you hear on "Good Golly, Miss Molly", "Johnny B. Goode", "Dizzy Miss Lizzy", "Boys", "Long Tall Sally", "Blue Suede Shoes"; you get the idea. And if you played it real slow, you were playing the blues! [​IMG]

    Will C. [​IMG]

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    You can't hold no groove if you ain't got no pocket!

     
  7. Smoke on the Water
    and
    I IV V patterns and thats all I needed to know for a very long time!
     
  8. dirk

    dirk

    Apr 6, 2000
    Memphis, TN
    Hard To Handle by the Black Crowes
     
  9. merlijn

    merlijn

    Apr 30, 2000
    Was "White Room" from Cream.

    I only had it on lp, and am still proud that I
    found then out wat he was playing.
    I had just started playing in a coverband.
    Unfortunatelly, our drummer quit so I
    never played it on stage.

    Ooops : first thing I really ever found out
    was Bro Hymn from Pennywise.

    [This message has been edited by merlijn (edited June 16, 2000).]
     
  10. ~Loxley~

    ~Loxley~ Guest

    Apr 9, 2000
    "Smells Like Teen Spirit" by Nirvana

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    Never trust a man who doesn't drink - Winston Churchill

     
  11. embellisher

    embellisher Holy Ghost filled Bass Player Staff Member Supporting Member

    I started in church, so's it was 99% that I-IV-V thing.. went straight to originals with buddies, then learned my first cover at 14 or 15 - 'You Really Got Me' - the Van Halen version..

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    the fabric of reality is woven from the threads of our dreams...
    bill longshort


     
  12. msaygilar

    msaygilar Guest

    Apr 18, 2000
    Istanbul
    Smoke On The Water - Deep Purple... [​IMG]
     
  13. I started learning bass lines off a practice book. The first thing I ever learned was something similar to "Smoke on the Water."

    But the first professional, "real" song I learned how to play note for note was a Guns'n'Roses tune called "My Michelle." It actually went up to like the 11th fret on the G string. I thought I was so badass when I learned that. [​IMG]
     
  14. Biski2Dope

    Biski2Dope

    Mar 26, 2000
    "Badfish" by Sublime...

    I don't think i'll ever forget how to play that.

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    My mother sez i'm speshul...


     
  15. awh no kidding? thats what i learned first too...rock on
     
  16. Peatroosio

    Peatroosio

    Apr 24, 2000
    "Guerilla Radio" By Rage Against the Machine. I started playing RIGHT when it came out. It wasn't the song that made me start though. That honor belongs to "around the world" By Red Hot Chili Peppers (whyymust their name be so long?) Still getting the hang of it, but its' fun

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    High Lord Peatroosio has spoken.
     
  17. Jason Brown

    Jason Brown Supporting Member

    May 1, 2000
    SLC, UT
    "Stardog Champion" -- Mother Love Bone
     
  18. SlapDaddy

    SlapDaddy

    Mar 28, 2000
    "Hang on Sloopy ( I'm old)
     
  19. SlapDaddy

    SlapDaddy

    Mar 28, 2000
    "Hang on Sloopy ( I'm old)
     
  20. SlapDaddy

    SlapDaddy

    Mar 28, 2000