5 Beginner Bass Lines to Show Off With (+How to Play ‘Em Right)

Are you butchering these beginner bass lines? These iconic lines are legit impressive - but only if you nail the crucial details.

0:37 - #1: Another One Bites The Dust by Queen
3:25 - Play-along
4:43 - #2: London Calling by The Clash
6:58 - Play-along
7:53 - #3: Seven Nation Army by The White Stripes
10:47 - Play-along
11:52 - #4: Walking On The Moon by The Police
13:41 - Play-along
14:56 - #5: Killing In The Name by Rage Against The Machine
17:00 - Play-along

If you’re doing the Beginner to Badass course, you’ll be able to handle some of these bass lines by around Module 8, and by the end of the course I’m guessing you’ll nail all five. (even though we don’t cover 16th notes in detail in B2B)

All the Beginner Bass Lines

Here are all the lines from the video in Noteflight, so you can slow them down and loop it as much as needed:

Let me know how these go! I hope you all got as into the Rage Against The machine as Noob Josh did at the end. :nerd:

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Is this a new YouTube video @JoshFossgreen ? just released?

I can do 2 of them without watching.
The First and last.

I will watch that after I complete Module 9 later today.

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Yep. We got some brand new content! Thanks, Josh. :grinning: :+1:

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Hot off the presses! :newspaper_roll: :newspaper_roll: :newspaper_roll:

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Ok that one has the best Noob Josh outro yet.

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Thanks @howard, I had fun with that one. Many giggles were had.

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Added links to BassBuzz YouTube Video Guide.

  • Some of those who work Hammer Ons
  • Are the same who play Hammer Ons
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Thanks, @JoshFossgreen . . . lot of good pointers! The rhythm and syncopation are things that challenge me the most.

Liked, saved, and favorited . . . and also left you a thumbs up on the Tube :wink:

All best, Joe

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