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Top 10 Cover Tune Videos Arranged for Bass – 4th Edition

One way to make a tune better is to turn it into an all-bass arrangement (or at least a bass-focused version). That may sound simple, but as you’ll see in the videos below, it often takes a remarkable combination of skill and musicianship. Sometimes going so far to seem impossible, even with the video proof.

Here are the top 10 most watched bass cover videos we’ve featured since the last time. Enjoy the greatness of bass and the bass players who play the greatest instrument in the world.

Marcelo Feldman: Jackson 5’s “I’ll Be There” Solo Bass Cover

1. Marcelo Feldman: Jackson 5’s “I’ll Be There” Solo Bass Cover

Bassist Marcelo Feldman shows incredible musicianship and technique in this all-bass version of the Jackson 5’s “I’ll Be There”. The way music should be.

Evan Marien: “Lights” Cover Tune for Solo Loop Bass

2. Evan Marien: “Lights” Cover Tune for Solo Loop Bass

Evan Marien brings the bass goodness once again with this soulful bass cover of Ellie Goulding’s “Lights”.

The Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back” Bass And Drums Cover

3. The Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back” Bass And Drums Cover

We love it when bassist work together, and this is video is a reason why. Swiss bassist Sebastiano Mereu collaborated with Jasmine from Hong Kong (AKA deppwaswho) and drummer Fabio from Switzerland (AKA PingaloBIll) to make this sweet version of the Jackson 5’s “I Want You Back”. Such a good groove.

David Devereux: “Baba O’Riley” All Bass Live Looping Cover

4. David Devereux: “Baba O’Riley” All Bass Live Looping Cover

Bassist David Devereux works his magic on this all-bass looper cover of The Who’s “Baba O’Riley”.

Adam Ben Ezra: Solo Bass Cover of Andy McKee’s “Drifting”

5. Adam Ben Ezra: Solo Bass Cover of Andy McKee’s “Drifting”

I can’t remember when I first discovered Adam Ben Ezra on Youtube, just that I was completely blown away. Browsing through videos today, I decided to go back and look at Adam’s older work. Then I stumbled upon Adam’s cover of the Andy McKee tune, “Drifting”. And once again: mind blown…

Jake Bolton: “Chameleon” All-Bass Loop Cover (Featured Reader Video Week)

6. Jake Bolton: “Chameleon” All-Bass Loop Cover (Featured Reader Video Week)

Bassist Jake Bolton responded to our call for videos with his all-bass cover of Herbie Hancock’s tune, “Chameleon”. Turns out, this is the first video Jake has shared. He says tab is available on request…

Viaceslav Svedov: “Look Around” All Bass Cover

7. Viaceslav Svedov: “Look Around” All Bass Cover

Viaceslav Svedov is back with a new all-bass cover. This time, the versatile bassist takes on Red Hot Chili Peppers’ “Look Around”. Complete with the classic Viaceslav bass faces.

Steve Metcalf: All-Bass cover of the Chili Peppers’ “Don’t Forget Me”

8. Steve Metcalf: All-Bass cover of the Chili Peppers’ “Don’t Forget Me”

Steve Metcalf has just shared the latest in his epic collection of all-bass covers. And this one came by request. “Someone suggested I cover ‘Don’t Forget Me’ in another RHCP video. Well, I did it,” he said. The timelapse photography makes this video look as great as it sounds…

Aaron Gibson: “Lost in Forever” All Bass P.O.D. Cover

9. Aaron Gibson: “Lost in Forever” All Bass P.O.D. Cover

Aaron Gibson always blows me away with each new video he shares. Here’s Aaron performing his solo bass version of P.O.D.’s “Lost in Forever”. Also, the t-shirt looks pretty cool. But that’s not why we’re sharing. Really.

Simon Fitzpatrick: Solo Bass Cover of “Stairway to Heaven”

10. Simon Fitzpatrick: Solo Bass Cover of “Stairway to Heaven”

Bass whiz Simon Fitzpatrick has done it again with a jaw-dropping version of Led Zeppelin’s “Stairway to Heaven”. Simon even covers the guitar solo with one handed tapping while keeping the bass line going…

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