Pick or pickless?

Discussion in 'Miscellaneous [BG]' started by kurva, Jun 14, 2001.

  1. Hi all, I just heard Bob Seger's (Seager's?) "DOwn on Main Street" on the radio and was trying to figure out whether the bass in that song is played with a pick or not. I'm a beginner and so I am trying to listen to lots of music and pay attention to the bass line, and listening to this song I realized that I have no clue. Is it even possible to tell just from the sound?

    Thanks in advance for the advice!
  2. Blackbassguitar84


    Apr 16, 2000
    It depends on the size and the style. If it is a felt kindof pick it will be soft. harder louder sound. If it is fingered (or thumbed) it will be soft and blured together. good luck.