Songbook for Beginner Bassists Offers Wide Variety

First 50 Songs You Should Play On BassSometimes it’s hard to know where to start, especially if you’re new to playing bass.

Hal Leonard Corp.’s First 50 Songs You Should Play On Bass aims to help. The book features easy arrangements (tab) of songs bassists often want to play.

Check out the song list:

  1. American Girl
  2. Billie Jean
  3. Black Dog
  4. Blister In The Sun
  5. Blitzkrieg Bop
  6. Born Under A Bad Sign
  7. The Chain
  8. Come As You Are
  9. Creep
  10. Crossfire
  11. Down On The Corner
  12. Feel Good Inc
  13. Here Comes Your Man
  14. Hey Joe
  15. Honky Tonk Women
  16. Hysteria
  17. I Got You (I Feel Good)
  18. I’m Your Hoochie Coochie Man
  19. If You Want Me To Stay
  20. Jeremy
  21. Livin’ On A Prayer
  22. Longview
  23. Low Rider
  24. Man On The Moon
  25. Money
  26. Monkey Wrench
  27. Moondance
  28. My Generation
  29. Paranoid
  30. Peter Gunn
  31. The Pink Panther
  32. Plush
  33. Roxanne
  34. Sanford And Son Theme
  35. Santeria
  36. Should I Stay Or Should I Go
  37. Signed, Sealed, Delivered I’m Yours
  38. Spiderwebs
  39. Stir It Up
  40. Sweet Emotion
  41. Taxman
  42. Treasure
  43. Under Pressure
  44. Under The Bridge
  45. Uptown Funk
  46. Walk On The Wild Side
  47. What’s Going On
  48. White Room
  49. With Or Without You
  50. Yellow

First 50 Songs You Should Play On Bass is available here.

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  1. FMo

    I wish it came with a backing cd, but I think it’s a great idea. I wish I’d had this when I started out.