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All About Bass: Guide to Playing Bass


All About Bass: Have you struggled through tedious lessons and boring instruction books in your desire to learn to play the bass guitar? If you wish there was a fun and engaging way to motivate you in your bass playing quest, then this is it: All About Bass is for you. Whether it's learning to read music, playing by ear, improvising, or all of the above, this enjoyable guide will help you to finally start playing your favorite songs in many different styles. Plus, learn interesting tid-bits on bass makes & models, care and maintenance, other fretted instruments, and other fun stuff about the bass. This fun-filled, easy-to-use guide includes:

• An introduction to bass

• Step-by-step music reading instruction

• How to play by ear and improvise

• Background on various styles of music, including dozens of favorite songs

• Performing tips

• CD inclues over 90 tracks for demo and play-along.

Paperback: 208 pages
Publisher: Hal Leonard (November 1, 2006)
Language: English
ISBN-10: 1423408179
ISBN-13: 978-1423408178
Product Dimensions: 8.5 x 0.5 x 11 inches

Song List:

  • Alcohol
  • All Blues
  • All I Wanna Do
  • All Shook Up (featured in ALL SHOOK UP)
  • All The Things You Are (from VERY WARM FOR MAY)
  • Amazing Grace
  • Another One Bites The Dust
  • Beast Of Burden
  • Birthday Song
  • Born Under A Bad Sign
  • Brick House
  • Cissy Strut
  • Come Together
  • Crazy
  • Crossfire
  • Dancing In The Street (from GOOD MORNING VIETNAM)
  • Footprints
  • Friends In Low Places
  • Get Up (I Feel Like Being A Sex Machine)
  • The Girl From Ipanema (Garôta De Ipanema) (from THE COLOR OF MONEY)
  • Hello Mary Lou
  • Hide Away
  • Higher Ground
  • I Can't Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)
  • I Got You (I Feel Good)
  • I Want You Back
  • In The Midnight Hour (featured in the Motion Picture THE COMMITMENTS)
  • Joshua (Fit The Battle Of Jericho)
  • Killing Floor
  • Knock On Wood
  • Love And Happiness
  • Message In A Bottle (featured in the Motion Picture SECRET POLICEMEN'S BALL)
  • Money
  • Ode To Joy
  • Paperback Writer
  • Pride And Joy
  • Satin Doll (from SOPHISTICATED LADIES)
  • Smells Like Teen Spirit
  • So What
  • Sometimes I Feel Like A Motherless Child
  • Sweet Emotion
  • Sweet Home Chicago
  • Synchronicity II
  • What's Going On
  • When The Saints Go Marching In
  • Would?
  • You Can't Hurry Love
  • Your Cheatin' Heart