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You better, You bet

Discussion in 'General Instruction [BG]' started by Matt Till, Jul 9, 2003.


  1. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA
    At the beginning of "You Better, You Bet" by The Who, is that Entwhistle playing that thing... the thing?

    If you know the song, you know what I'm talking about. It kinda sounds like tapping. Is there any transcriptions for it? It sounds hella cool regardless. :cool:
     
  2. NJL

    NJL

    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    before you go any more, can you just please explain your avatar?:eek:
     
  3. 20db pad

    20db pad

    Feb 11, 2003
    I been everywhere, man...
    None. At all.
    I haven't seen a TAB of the tune that has the part you mean, but I don't go looking for them.

    IIRC, the figure is a sequenced riff that changes with the implied chords - one five one octave on high C four times, and the same figure starting an F and then G with only two reps for each.
     
  4. Dondi

    Dondi

    May 3, 2003
    NYC
    Why does anyone think that the opening bass figure in that song is sequenced? Its just a neat computer-like riff that you have to play evenly so it sounds good when played with the other parts. Its great practice. For a simillar workout play the riff from "Steppin' Out" by Joe Jackson.
     
  5. Matt Till

    Matt Till

    Jun 1, 2002
    Edinboro, PA

    I suppose.

    It's Sam Walton, of Walmart fame. I work for walmart as some of you know and I'm getting screwdider and screwdider as my employement period goes on. They trample all over those who do their jobs, and those who barely do anything and are supported by those who do are considered great. That among many other problems. Walmart walsucks! :spit:
     
  6. NJL

    NJL

    Apr 12, 2002
    San Antonio
    thanks, you have a pm

    :)
     
  7. 20db pad

    20db pad

    Feb 11, 2003
    I been everywhere, man...
    None. At all.
    Sequenced as in playing a figure repeatedly, not a device doing the sequencing in the digital realm;)