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davoomac
04-21-2008, 02:45 AM
Anyone know of any good funky bass riffs? I'm borrowing friend's bass guitar right now and I want to learn something really cool. :D

Any bass resources? Tabs?

SMillette92
04-21-2008, 06:21 AM
Anyone know of any good funky bass riffs? I'm borrowing friend's bass guitar right now and I want to learn something really cool. :D

Any bass resources? Tabs?


Check out bassplaya.net it's a good tab site. Also look for the song The Chicken. It's a funky bass line by one of the greatest bass players ever, Jaco.

Kateri
04-21-2008, 12:19 PM
If you listen to Incubus, they have some crazy funky bass lines. Sample the song "Battlestar Scralatchtica."

russ_buss
04-21-2008, 12:50 PM
try:

"Groove is in the heart" Deee-lite

"My city was gone" The Pretenders

anything by Rush or Red Hot Chili Peppers

studentaccount1
04-21-2008, 01:33 PM
There is a really good bass forum here (TalkBass.com) (http://www.talkbass.com)

Neil Cursed Diamond
04-21-2008, 06:24 PM
^ TalkBass is awesome.

I like the early Santana lines, particularly Soul Sacrifice I think is really nice, not too difficult either.

Jmic
04-21-2008, 06:34 PM
Subscribe to "MarloweDK" on YouTube. That guy is amazing. Also go check out his website http://www.playbassnow.com

Learn the bass lines by Chic, namely, from the songs "Freak Out" and "Good Times".

seth
04-22-2008, 09:06 AM
Anything from the funk bands of the 70's.

Neil Cursed Diamond
04-27-2008, 11:33 AM
Anything from the funk bands of the 70's.

Yeah, Larry Graham of Sly and the Family Stone, Bootsy Collins of P-Funk, Rocco Prestia of Tower of Power, James Jamerson, Duck Dunn, etc.

All great players and very funky.

Theonlychristus
09-20-2010, 01:42 PM
Try "i get high one you" by sly and the family stone. its wicked cool sounding, mega funky, and pretty easy to play