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Bass Transcriptions – Essential Cover Band Songs Volumes 1 and 2

Bass Transcriptions – Essential Cover Band Songs Volumes 1 and 2

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Bass Transcription Cover Band Songs You Need to Know…

The Essential Cover Band series Volume 1 and Volume 2 of books aims to help the working bass player through the songs that always seem to get requested at every gig. Including songs from the 60’s to the present day, it is an essential part of every bass player’s arsenal.

Written in Standard Notation and TAB.


•The Beatles – Twist and Shout
•Steppenwolf – Born to Be Wild
•Creedence Clearwater Revival – Fortunate Son
•The Doobie Brothers – Long Train Runnin’
•The Jacksons – Blame It on the Boogie
•Bryan Adams – Summer of ’69
•Bill Medley and Jennifer Warnes – (I’ve Had) The Time Of My Life
•The B-52’s – Love Shack
•Oasis – Don’t Look Back in Anger
•Third Eye Blind – Semi-Charmed Life
•Mark Ronson Featuring Amy Winehouse – Valerie

•The Monkees – I’m A Believer
•The Rolling Stones – Honky Tonk Women
•Don McLean – American Pie

•Wild Cherry – Play That Funky Music
•Kenny Loggins – Footloose
•Whitesnake – Here I Go Again ’87
•R.E.M. – The One I Love
•The Commitments – Mustang Sally
•Reef – Place Your Hands
•Green Day – American Idiot
•CeeLo Green – Forget You

Essential Cover Band Songs Volume 1 and Volume 2 are available at

About the Author
Aidan Hampson is from Southampton, UK and has been transcribing for over 20 years. Besides bass guitar, he also plays electric/acoustic guitar and piano. When not immersed in his latest book Aidan can often be found playing and teaching across the south coast of England.

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