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Songs that truly make use of 6 string basses

Discussion in 'Recordings [BG]' started by Kwesi, Feb 18, 2008.

  1. what's out there? Genre really doesn't matter to me so gimmie whatcha got^^
  2. I couldn't tell you specific songs, but lots of chordal action can happen on a six string bass.
  3. try some dream theater stuff, Lifting Shadows of a Dream, and Lie
  4. TFunkadelic


    Apr 9, 2006
    Bass extremes with steve bailey and vic.
  5. Some Primus stuff, maybe?
  6. tripb19

    tripb19 Camel - Camel

    Jun 18, 2005
    Melbourne, Aus
    The album Awake by Dream Theater, idk what the hell happened to John Myung but there's some awesome stuff on there.
  7. Big Hungry

    Big Hungry

    Jun 27, 2007
    Orem, Ut
    Good question. When I first started playing, like a lemming I had decided that the next bass I was going to buy had to have 5 strings soley because many of my favorite bassists played 5 ers. Then I picked up a mudvayne music book and found that 98 percent of the songs could be played on a four string at the right tuning. Plus I have small hands.

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