Give me songs to learn too!

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by ashacado, Aug 26, 2009.


  1. ashacado

    ashacado

    Mar 24, 2009
    I've been playing for a few months. I practice a lot and have already gigged a bit.

    I need some songs that are a bit beyond beginner. I want something that is challenging but still manageable.
     
  2. onlyclave

    onlyclave

    Oct 28, 2005
    Seattle
    How's your notation reading these days?

    There you go.
     
  3. ashacado

    ashacado

    Mar 24, 2009
    I can read notation just fine. I took music theory all through school. I'm looking more for some suggestions of some fun songs to learn. Stylistically, I'm into Blues, Funk, Reggae more than anything else.
     
  4. Check out some Cream with Jack Bruce...Bob Marley is always a good bet for reggae...Funk-look at Earth Wind & Fire, James Brown...

    Can't think of any specific songs off the top of my head (drawing a complete blank) but check these bands out...They have some good songs ranging from beginner to advanced...
     
  5. PBass101

    PBass101

    Jul 3, 2008
    Illinois
    Learn Entwistle's basslines from The Who. The notes are simple enough but trying to get that advanced level of technique down - his live stuff - is more than a challenge and could help you strengthen your playing chops.
     
  6. 1dgbass

    1dgbass

    Jul 24, 2009
    Staten Island
    Alot of U2 and green day helped me a ton.
    Even though it's not your forte, I highly recomend it.
     
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