It’s not just about the big 80’s perms - the bass line to Bon Jovi’s “Livin’ On A Prayer” is full of tasty riffs and runs.
0:56 - Pedal Point Riff
2:30 - Melodic Runs
4:11 - Playing Over the Bar Line
6:33 - Solid Structure / Following Song Intensity
If you’re doing the Beginner to Badass course, you could watch this video any ol’ time, but actually playing the song will be feasible around Module 10 or so, besides the occasional 16th note runs that are more advanced.
Livin On A Prayer Bass Tab + Sheet Music
Here’s the link to the full song:
Feel free to post covers below if you feel inspired! You don’t have to play it with a pick if that’s not in your wheelhouse. It’s not really in mine either, I just went for it!