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80’s Rock Bass Transcriptions

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The sounds were big and driving, from Springsteen to The Police, Van Halen to Bon Jovi, Guns N’ Roses to Aerosmith. Here are the bass lines for 16 songs of the times.

Written in Standard Notation and TAB. 61 pages. Transcribed by Aidan Hampson.


• Tom Sawyer – Rush
• Jessie’s Girl – Rick Springfield
• Don’t Stop Believin’ – Journey
• Eye of the Tiger – Survivor
• Every Breath You Take – The Police
• Jump – Van Halen
• Born in the U.S.A. – Bruce Springsteen
• The Final Countdown – Europe
• Livin’ on a Prayer – Bon Jovi
• I Still Haven’t Found What I’m Looking For – U2
• Here I Go Again ’87 – Whitesnake
• Just Like Heaven – The Cure
• Girls, Girls, Girls – Mötley Crüe
• Welcome to the Jungle – Guns N’ Roses
• Every Rose Has Its Thorn – Poison
• Love in an Elevator – Aerosmith

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