Jan
14

Ozark Resonator Bass

I was looking around the Internet and I stumbled across this cool 4 string resonator bass.  It’s constructed of nickel plated steel with a lipstick pickup and a biscuit resonator.  After seeing the videos and hearing the tone of […]

Jun
24

The Fab Faux: Abbey Road Medley

Bassist Will Lee founded a group called The Fab Faux.  They cover The Beatles songbook note for note.  There are many Beatles cover bands, but these guys dissect the tracks and recreate the songs exactly as recorded.  I keep coming back to their […]

Jan
5

“While My Guitar Gently Weeps” by The Beatles

Today we have another Classic Bass Line from Paul McCartney. “While My Guitar Gently Weeps” is from The Beatles White Album and was written by George Harrison.  This line has everything – double stops, slides, wide ranging scales and arpeggios […]

May
17

“Savoy Truffle” by The Beatles

Paul McCartney is regarded as a innovative and legendary bass player for some very good reasons.  His playing is highly melodic, and often more complex than it sounds. His bass lines set the foundation of the harmony and the groove, […]

Apr
24

“Rain” by the Beatles

Today’s Classic Bass Line is “Rain” by The Beatles.  Paul McCartney is one of the pioneers of melodic bass lines.  “Rain” is a early example of his use of the upper range of the bass […]