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The Beatles: Something (Paul McCartney’s Isolated Bass)

For today’s isolated bass track, we’re treated to some great bass by Paul McCartney on the George Harrison tune, “Something”. The tune appeared on the Beatles’ Abbey Road, and was “the only song written by him to top the US charts while he was in the band,” according to the Wikipedia article on the song.

As with several of McCartney’s isolated tracks, there is some disagreement on the bass he’s playing. While most say it is his 1964 Hofner 500/1 bass, many others insist it is his Rickenbacker.