hey yall, ive had this on my mind for almost 2 years now...i startedplaying bass 3 1/2 years ago. anyways. i already have a good view of what these answeres will look and sound like. but im asking to A)prove somone wrong, B) to help me out 1: do you HAVE to know how to read notes or is tablature ok? ive been doing it that way for years now, we cant aford a teacher so i learned tab. will i be ok with that? 2:is it ok that i cant slap...but still wanna play motown and the funky stuff? thanks.