Bob Seger

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by dahess, Mar 1, 2002.

  1. dahess


    Feb 12, 2002
    Do any of you salty bassist have tabliture for Bob Segers 'Old Time rock and Roll'?
  2. Showdown

    Showdown Supporting Member

    Jan 21, 2002
    Honolulu, Hawaii
    This is an extremely simple bass line, and it would be a great place to start learning to play by ear. I'll give you a few hints to get you started. The bass plays 1/8 notes, staying on the root pretty much the whole time. It is a standard I-IV-V pattern, in the key of F#. In other words, the first chord is F#, so you would play the root note(F#, 4th string, second fret), playing 1/8 notes. If you know any theory at all I have already given you the rest. If you don't, then USE YOUR EARS! It is a very easy song. Good luck....

    P.S. Try to figure it out first, and then if you are still having problems maybe I'll give you another hint...