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Slapping Songs II

Discussion in 'Technique [BG]' started by Sascrotch, Jun 30, 2001.


  1. Sascrotch

    Sascrotch

    Feb 18, 2001
    Costa Mesa, CA
    Well, i made a thread and left it unattended for a day its closed. Oh well, Anyways can someone tell me some songs that have a good slapping part in them. Pacman, sorry, I really meant to say lines that are impressive rather than ones to show off to people.
     
  2. Lovebown

    Lovebown

    Jan 6, 2001
    Sweden
    You could try and learn the theme for Seinfeld that was why I wanted to start playing slap bass.
    Actually, believe it or not, that made me want to start play bass in the first place. (And yes i know its made thru a keyboard).

    /lovebown
     
  3. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    Off the top of my head:

    Slam The Clown -Alain Caron

    Stu Hamm's King's of Sleep album

    Level 42 stuff

    Gary Grainger on John Scofield's Pick Hits Live album

    I probably have more and better ones later when I'm offline :D
     
  4. air_leech

    air_leech

    Sep 1, 2000
    Israel
    RHCP- Aeroplane

    Level 42- Lessons in Love

    I don't know if they are impressive but they work great in the context of the song (with Aeroplane having lots of non-slapped stuff which are impressive either).
     
  5. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    Ok, guys, didn't he say he's just starting out on this slap thing? Lovebrown's got a good one, everyone asks if you can play Sienfeld's theme. RHCP's version of Higher Ground sounds cool and is pretty easy, too.
     
  6. JMX

    JMX Vorsprung durch Technik

    Sep 4, 2000
    Cologne, Germany
    He didn't - at least not in this thread.
     
  7. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    very well then. sorry. :)
     
  8. Lovebown

    Lovebown

    Jan 6, 2001
    Sweden
    It's LOVEBOWN not LOVEBROWN, PACKMAN.

    :)

    /lovebown
     
  9. RHCP-Stone Cold Bush
    311-This Too Shall Pass
    anything by Mark king, and les claypool does some interesting slaps too.
     
  10. Pacman

    Pacman Layin' Down Time Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Apr 1, 2000
    Omaha, Nebraska
    Endorsing Artist: Roscoe Guitars, DR Strings, Aguilar Amplification
    It's just too easy to get a rise out of you. :D