That you think as a bass player I a) Ought to know and b) Make a statement of "Yes - he can play bass" Think 70's/80's - or 60's if at least a rocking rocker. Sort of 5 distinctively bass tunes that everyone also knows and loves. Things that would typically be in the band reptoire where they would want to be sure the bass player could do it. Possible Example: All Right Now by Free - cool bass breakdown you might expect a bass player to know. Non-Example: Roundabout by Yes - not looking for the virtuoso tunes yet! what are some "must know" Bass "Basics"