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Motown Bass, Bass Signature Licks

Motown Bass, Bass Signature Licks

Motown Bass, Bass Signature Licks

Here’s a step-by-step breakdown of the styles and techniques of Motown bass. Not surprisingly, the emphasis is on the work of the legendary James Jamerson, “the bassman in demand.” Fifteen mid-’60s to early-’70s classic hits are analyzed, with the accompanying CD providing full-band and slow-demo audio tracks. It’s everything you need to develop mastery of the Motown sound.

Written in standard notation and TAB. 64 pages.

Song List:

Ain’t Too Proud To Beg (featured in THE BIG CHILL)
Dancing In The Street (featured in GOOD MORNING VIETNAM)
For Once In My Life
Get Ready
I Can’t Help Myself (Sugar Pie, Honey Bunch)
I Heard It Through The Grapevine (from MOTOWN THE MUSICAL)
I Second That Emotion
It’s The Same Old Song
My Girl (featured in the Motion Picture MY GIRL)
My Guy
Reach Out And I’ll Be There
Stop! In The Name Of Love
What’s Going On
You Keep Me Hangin’ On

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