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#666209 - 07/29/21 03:37 PM [Woodshedding - Learning to Play!] Playing simple and repetitive
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#666212 - 07/29/21 03:43 PM [Woodshedding - Learning to Play!] Re: Playing simple and repetitive [Re: pghboemike]
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Most excellent.

That is why most lead guitarist are lousy bass players, to many notes with no repeating patterns. Been there - done that.
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#667621 - 08/08/21 09:15 PM [Woodshedding - Learning to Play!] Re: Playing simple and repetitive [Re: pghboemike]
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Excellent song, I love your music
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#672474 - 09/10/21 08:20 PM [Woodshedding - Learning to Play!] Re: Playing simple and repetitive [Re: pghboemike]
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Simple and repetitive seems to be the key to most popular songs, not just bass playing. How many popular songs use the same few chords over and over in the same song? It's a lot. One good example of this is "Can't You See" by the Marshall Tucker Band. Another example is "Free Fallin" by Tom Petty.


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#672513 - 09/11/21 06:36 AM [Woodshedding - Learning to Play!] Re: Playing simple and repetitive [Re: jptjptjpt]
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Originally Posted By: jptjptjpt
Simple and repetitive seems to be the key to most popular songs, not just bass playing. How many popular songs use the same few chords over and over in the same song? It's a lot. One good example of this is "Can't You See" by the Marshall Tucker Band. Another example is "Free Fallin" by Tom Petty.


Don't forget "Land of 1000 Dances" and its one chord throughout the song.
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#672730 - 09/12/21 05:34 PM [Woodshedding - Learning to Play!] Re: Playing simple and repetitive [Re: pghboemike]
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Or the two bars of cowbell on Honky Tonk Woman. It is thought of as the intro, but, unless my ears deceive, it plays all through the song.
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