25 Great Bass Lines

25 Great Bass LinesBassist/author Glenn Letsch has a new book of bass transcriptions and lessons out.

25 Great Bass Lines is an 84-page book with CD set featuring notation and tab for 25 classic bass lines, lessons on how to play them, bios, equipment listings, photos and historical facts.

Full-band demos of every bass line in the book is included on the CD, which is enhanced to run on both Mac and Windows computers to adjust tempo without impacting pitch.

25 Great Bass Lines Song List:

  1. Aeroplane
  2. All My Loving
  3. All Right Now
  4. Another One Bites The Dust
  5. Bernadette
  6. Cissy Strut
  7. Cool Jerk
  8. For Once In My Life
  9. Free Ride
  10. Get Up (I Feel Like Being) A Sex Machine
  11. Good Times
  12. I’ll Take You There
  13. Love Shack
  14. Money
  15. Mustang Sally
  16. No Time
  17. Respect
  18. (I’m A) Road Runner
  19. She’s Not There
  20. Soul Man
  21. Sunshine Of Your Love
  22. Sweet Emotion
  23. Walk On The Wild Side
  24. What’s Going On
  25. Won’t Get Fooled Again

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  1. sakis

    A must-include in this list is School by Supertramp. One of the most beautiful and melodic bass lines ever!

  2. Tyrone Lyons Sr.


  3. another one bites the dust is not that good, its quite repetative. john deacon wrote many other brilliant basslines, like you’re my best friend.