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Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 2
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Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 2

Part 2 of Tim Fletcher’s and Troy Hughes’ project, “Kansas: Leftoverture – The Complete Basslines”, features Dave Hope’s excellent bassline for “The Wall.” This includes a full transcription (with tab), analysis, playing hints, and playthrough video.

Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 1
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Kansas – “Leftoverture”: The Complete Basslines, Part 1

Tim Fletcher is back with a new and exciting project. After the enormous popularity of his bass transcription for Kansas’ “Carry on Wayward Son,” he teamed up with Troy Hughes to create a complete set for the Kansas album “Leftoverture.” Here’s Part 1.

Bass Transcription: Rutger Gunnarsson’s Bass Line on “Dancing Queen” by ABBA
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Bass Transcription: Rutger Gunnarsson’s Bass Line on “Dancing Queen” by ABBA

“Dancing Queen” was the first single from ABBA’s 1976 Arrival album, topping the charts in 15 countries and remaining one of ABBA’s best-known songs. Check out this transcription and analysis by our newest contributor, Tom Kenrick!

Bass Transcription: “Don’t Start Now” by Dua Lipa, As Played By Juliaplaysgroove
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Bass Transcription: “Don’t Start Now” by Dua Lipa, As Played By Juliaplaysgroove

We are all used to seeing younger bassists playing amazing technical things on bass. Tim Fletcher returns with a new transcription focusing on Juliaplaysgroove’s impressive cover of Dua Lipa’s "Don’t Start Now."

Best of 2019: The Top 10 Bass Lessons & Transcriptions
Best of 2019

Best of 2019: The Top 10 Bass Lessons & Transcriptions

Our bass lessons and transcriptions get a lot of views, which means you all are staying busy. And that’s awesome. Here are the top 10 reader favorite lessons and transcriptions we shared over the course of 2019.

Bass Transcription: Tracy Wormworth’s Bass Line on “Christmas Wrapping” by The Waitresses
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Bass Transcription: Tracy Wormworth’s Bass Line on “Christmas Wrapping” by The Waitresses

This is the twelfth (and final) entry of the “Unsung U.S. Bassists” series is here, and this one is just in time for the holidays. Check out Tim Fletcher’s transcription and analysis for the bass line on “Christmas Wrapping” by The Waitresses.

Bass Transcription: Bass Arrangement of Victor Jara’s “El Derecho de Vivir en Paz”
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Bass Transcription: Bass Arrangement of Victor Jara’s “El Derecho de Vivir en Paz”

The recent protests in Chile inspired Marcelo Cordova to take on “El Derecho de Vivir en Paz” (“The Right to Live in Peace”), a hymn composed by Víctor Jara that Marcelo says “unites all Chileans.” Marcelo turned it into a solo bass piece. Here’s his transcription.

Bass Transcription: Greg T. Walker’s Bass Line on “Highway Song” by Blackfoot
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Bass Transcription: Greg T. Walker’s Bass Line on “Highway Song” by Blackfoot

Tim Fletcher’s eleventh entry of the “Unsung U.S. Bassists” series includes his transcription and analysis of Greg T. Walker's bass line on "Highway Song" by Blackfoot.

Bass Transcription: Kasim Sulton’s Bass Line on “You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth” by Meat Loaf
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Bass Transcription: Kasim Sulton’s Bass Line on “You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth” by Meat Loaf

Tim Fletcher’s tenth entry of the “Unsung U.S. Bassists” series is here. Check out his thorough background, analysis, and transcription of Kasim Sulton's bass line on "You Took the Words Right Out of My Mouth" by Meat Loaf.

Bass Transcription: Deon Estus’ Bass Line on “Club Tropicana” by Wham!
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Bass Transcription: Deon Estus’ Bass Line on “Club Tropicana” by Wham!

Tim Fletcher’s ninth transcription of his “Unsung U.S. Bassists” offers an excellent analysis of Deon Estus’ bass line on “Club Tropicana” by Wham!

Bass Transcription: Dennis Dunaway’s Bass Line on “No More Mr Nice Guy” by Alice Cooper
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Bass Transcription: Dennis Dunaway’s Bass Line on “No More Mr Nice Guy” by Alice Cooper

Tim Fletcher’s eighth transcription of his “Unsung U.S. Bassists” offers an excellent analysis of Dennis Dunaway's bass line on "No More Mr Nice Guy" by Alice Cooper.

Bass Transcription: Ronnie Baker’s Bass Line on “Bad Luck” by Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes
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Bass Transcription: Ronnie Baker’s Bass Line on “Bad Luck” by Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes

Tim Fletcher is back with his seventh entry of the “Unsung U.S. Bassists” series. Check out his bass transcription and analysis for Ronnie Baker's line on "Bad Luck" by Harold Melvin and the Bluenotes