Need to learn a song

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Nuttboy311, Sep 8, 2002.

  1. I have a bass lesson tomorrow night at my house and I have just begun to learn to slap, and I want to improve my technique, but I cannot think of a good song to choose to learn tomorrow that would help me improve my slap technique. Any reccomendations?
  2. In other words, what songs that involved slap did you first learn?
  3. Anyone out there? Pretty please with suger on top...
  4. PollyBass

    PollyBass ******

    Jun 25, 2001
    Shreveport, LA
    Look at some Red Hot Chili Peppers stuff. And, EVERYONE knows the "higher ground" riff. learn that. just don't play it in music stores, or i will kill you.
  5. Nick man

    Nick man

    Apr 7, 2002
    Tampa Bay
    Just what I would've said.

  6. Thanx a million!!!!
  7. Qishi45


    Aug 29, 2002
    I first learned 'Take The Power Back' by Rage. Fairly simple and helps build the chops. Other than that RHCP is the place to be.
  8. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    Thank You (Falettinme Be Mice Elf Agin), from Sly and the Family Stone. A classic.
  9. Funny you say that, that was the first song that I learned. Thank you.:D
  10. kirbywrx

    kirbywrx formerly James Hetfield

    Jul 27, 2000
    Melbourne, Australia.
    I cant remeber the first song i learn that had slap in it, but if you are really struggling, just add slap to a few riffs/songs that you already know.
  11. Slater

    Slater Bye Millen! Hello?

    Apr 17, 2000
    The Great Lakes State
    Give a listen to Got To Be Real by Cheryl Lynn. IMO, it's not very difficult, it's fun to play, and it grooves :cool: ...