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SWEET HOME ALABAMA BASS LESSON

“Sweet Home Alabama” has one of the most famous intros of any rock song.  Could you name it in four notes or less? For me, I can’t help but feel good when I listen to it. People love to sing along and it’s so well-known you should incorporate it into your repertoire.SONG HISTORYFirst a little trivia […]

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BORN TO BE WILD BASS LESSON

IF I HAD A NICKEL FOR EVERY TIME… ​Ever heard a song played and thought, “Man, if I had written that song, I’d be a wealthy dude.”? This would be one of those songs. It’s been used countless (well maybe the publisher can count them) times in movies and on TV, as well as being played […]

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HONKY TONK WOMAN BASS LESSON

TO PLAY or NOT TO PLAY, THAT IS THE QUESTIONThis is a classic song to add to your repertoire or setlist. Most people love it. Written in 1969 by Mick Jagger and Keith Richards while on vacation in Brazil. Keith said he was inspired to write a country tune and it later morphed into a rocker […]

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