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Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by southernrocker, Apr 6, 2009.


  1. southernrocker

    southernrocker Banned

    Apr 4, 2009
    Time for a deep thinking question;

    What was the VERY FIRST bass riff/song you ever did learn?

    Mine was Led Zeppelin's "Dazed and Confused"

    What was your's?
     
  2. mine was the very beginning of the Allman Brothers Whipping Post
     
  3. thirtypoint87

    thirtypoint87

    Feb 9, 2004
    Manager/Repairman: Music-Go-Round
    Sweet Home Alabama (I'm not proud.....)
     
  4. Seven nation army :bag:
     
  5. Rush, The Spirit of Radio. I think the first hundred or so bass riffs/songs I learned were by Rush. :)
     
  6. Rush-2112

    Rush-2112

    Dec 14, 2008
    New York City
    Help! by The Beatles :p
     
  7. Justin89

    Justin89

    Jul 6, 2008
    the dirty
    feel god inc. - gorillaz
     
  8. Mine was a basic 12 bar blues walk in A :) I still use the same fingerings when I'm tired and not thinking... Or when I'm 'tired & emotional' and someone wants to jam on something ;)
    That was followed by Herbie Hancock's Chameleon.
     
  9. MikeBass

    MikeBass Supporting Member

    Nov 4, 2003
    Royal, Oak, MI.
    almost embarrassed to say......Rock You Like A Hurricane by the Scorpions.:bag:
     
  10. b4nny

    b4nny

    Aug 24, 2008
    Bellevue, WA, USA
    The guitar riff to Smoke on the Water, by ear! But the real first bass riff was Money by Pink Floyd (either that or Suck My Kiss... that was less than a year ago and I can hardly remember!)
     
  11. tomsewell

    tomsewell

    Feb 21, 2009
    Tupelo, MS
    The Chain by Fleetwood Mac.
     
  12. ClassicJazz

    ClassicJazz Bottom Feeders Unite!! Supporting Member

    Sep 19, 2005
    Delray Beach, Florida
    Money - Pink Floyd
     
  13. Day of the Eagle - Robin Trower
     
  14. PBASSER

    PBASSER

    Dec 11, 2008
    chicago
    party hard-Andrew W.K.
     
  15. Bass Collector

    Bass Collector

    Aug 14, 2008
    Another One Bites the Dust - Queen
     
  16. OlSkewl56

    OlSkewl56

    May 26, 2007
    South Texas
    Sunshine of Your Love... I think...
     
  17. panaran

    panaran

    Dec 1, 2008
    Hotel California.

    I played guitar for a while and my friend was like "buy a bass and learn this 40 songs and play at our show"

    I asked him when the show was and he said "23 days." haha. I was like alright, im kinda bored lets do this. Went to GC, bought a bass (drummer had a bass combo form his old band he let me borrow) and learned all 39 songs in 22 days haha. Took some serious commitment because they werent all easy songs for a beginner. hotel, sweet child of mine, wild nights, no rain (violent femmes), livin lovin made, time by floyd. Been into it ever since haha.
     
  18. mrwink

    mrwink

    Apr 30, 2000
    Los Angeles area
    I played guitar for many years before switching - but I remember spending a little time switching between playing along with Van Halen 1 and Garth Brooks' No Fences... weird mix!
     
  19. jtc_hunter

    jtc_hunter

    Feb 16, 2007
    Johnny B. Goode- various artists
     
  20. LCW

    LCW Banned

    Mar 2, 2009
    OREGON!
    CCR "Down On The Corner" , about 6 years ago when i started.
     

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