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Rita meter maid

Discussion in 'Tablature and Notation [BG]' started by Keiji***, Mar 10, 2006.

  1. Keiji***


    Jun 9, 2005
    I jsut can't get that bouncy type of bass that Paul has during the chorus. It sounds like slides but there is something wrong with my my attack and the decay of my notes. Frustrating. any pointers would be appreciated.

  2. plexibass


    Jun 30, 2005
    ric 4001 and flatwounds are all i have to offer, and get paul to show you what he was doing:D
  3. Keiji***


    Jun 9, 2005
    well thats not going to happen anytime soon! I guess I will have to suffer.

    Thank you
  4. Alvaro Martín Gómez A.

    Alvaro Martín Gómez A. TalkBass' resident Bongo + cowbell player

    IMO, it doesn't have to be a Ric as long as you use flats, a pick and palm-mute the strings (or use the Ric's bridge mute). This is another example of things that Sir Paul did which are pretty easy to play if you're concerned about the notes alone, but giving them that character isn't an easy task. Here is an example I've posted here lots of times which I think perfectly demonstrates what I'm trying to say: The notes are easy to figure out and play, but can you make them sound like that?
  5. Keiji***


    Jun 9, 2005
    I concur
    thanks for the pointers, I have been wanting to give flatwounds a try.


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