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DBD5
1. DBD5 (#5742)
by David Devine (211)
Root,3rd,5th,3rd.Universal patterns.
Blues · Beginner · 21222 Hits · 4.87/5 (15 ratings) · Last modified: 1/9/2002
 
Streaming
Just love this type of chicago blues- another piece in the style of one of my favorite bands.
Blues · Intermediate · 7347 Hits · 4.88/5 (16 ratings) · Last modified: 9/28/2005
 
Lil` Ole Blues
A line I like to play to get the old fingers working. :)
Blues · Beginner · 4362 Hits · 4.86/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 12/6/2002
 
Modified Blues Scale
Take the blues scale, and modify it into a cool bass line
Blues · Beginner · 17077 Hits · 4.85/5 (26 ratings) · Last modified: 4/12/2003
 
All That F Blues
F blues as it is, with some Parker's and Coltrane's changes to spice it up... *UPDATED* There's even some blues'story!! Please, Rate it... and make me know what you think about this lesson.
Blues · Beginner · 32803 Hits · 4.82/5 (85 ratings) · Last modified: 9/13/2004
 
Unusual Blues Shuffle
A fairly easy 12 bar blues in A which is swung a fair bit. It is unusual in the repeating open string, which some players believe should not be used. Try it and see what you think.
Blues · Intermediate · 5345 Hits · 4.81/5 (16 ratings) · Last modified: 5/26/2005
 
!Improving The Blues!
This is the next lesson in learning the blues. The biggest points in the blues genre is the feeling. Feeling is brought about by many things you can do with your bass.
Blues · Intermediate · 7376 Hits · 4.80/5 (10 ratings) · Last modified: 3/15/2009
 
Soloing In A Basic Blues Progression
An excerpt of a melodic bass solo from an original tune.
Blues · Advanced · 9878 Hits · 4.80/5 (25 ratings) · Last modified: 12/29/2002
 
60's British Style 12 Bar Blues
Blues in the style of Led Zep's John Paul Jones Added new page.
Blues · Intermediate · 30768 Hits · 4.78/5 (120 ratings) · Last modified: 8/7/2005
 
Motown-type Blues
This is a blues line in G in the style of Motown. It's pretty cool sounding.
Blues · Beginner · 7980 Hits · 4.78/5 (18 ratings) · Last modified: 8/7/2002
 
My Favorite Blues Substitutions
Just a walking bass line thru an F Blues with some of my favorite Blues substitutions. This will work in any key as well. You won't be able to use the open strings in other keys so you will have to puzzle it out.
Blues · Beginner · 6447 Hits · 4.78/5 (18 ratings) · Last modified: 9/19/2005
 
Easy Blues Line
I'm 16 yrs old, and I JUST learned how to play bass guitar. I've only had my bass for 4 weeks, and if I can play this anyone can. Just like anything else, it takes time.
Blues · Beginner · 3246 Hits · 4.78/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 1/10/2005
 
Blues In F
12 bars in f, note the simple turnaround at the end leading back to the F, using a downward pattern to the A note then Bb then C. A much more true to pattern 12 bar blues
Blues · Beginner · 8870 Hits · 4.76/5 (25 ratings) · Last modified: 1/15/2004
 
Little Funky Groove
It's quite simple, but it's a good practice for beginners :-)
Blues · Beginner · 8105 Hits · 4.75/5 (28 ratings) · Last modified: 2/6/2002
 
12 Bar Blues Walk For Beginners
Cool and easy 12 bar Blues walk for beginners!
Blues · Beginner · 5038 Hits · 4.75/5 (16 ratings) · Last modified: 12/26/2006
 
Blues Shuffle
Quick little jam i came up with earlier. Double it up with a lightly distorted guitar and it sounds pretty cool.
Blues · Intermediate · 4139 Hits · 4.75/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 3/28/2004
 
Slow Boogie
A slower boogie line using a blues progression and "swung" 8th notes.
Blues · Intermediate · 3990 Hits · 4.75/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 6/27/2006
 
Slow Blues
An A minor blues line from when I was learning bass- very cool.
Blues · Advanced · 3263 Hits · 4.75/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 6/24/2005
 
Dotted 8' Clapton
This is a small bass sample from Eric Clapton's bassist/ road dog Carl Radle. The Bassline shows how Carl Radle molds his bass lines into quickstepping rhythmic precision.
Blues · Intermediate · 3155 Hits · 4.75/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 8/31/2006
 
Easy Blues
A nice blues riff, you can further develop if you want. I used to play this when warming up for practice, it is easy to jam, you know add a few notes in etc...
Blues · Beginner · 1852 Hits · 4.75/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 2/8/2008
 
Easiest Blues Bass Line
A simple, yet groovy bass line.
Blues · Beginner · 11048 Hits · 4.74/5 (39 ratings) · Last modified: 11/23/2007
 
Nice Bass Line
This line can be played over and over i think it has a great feel,this bass line is a simplified version of the one Willie Weeks plays on everything is everything
Blues · Beginner · 5038 Hits · 4.75/5 (12 ratings) · Last modified: 5/24/2002
 
!Introduction To The Blues!
This lesson will show you the blues scale and how to work it to let your audience "feel" the music!
Blues · Beginner · 9049 Hits · 4.73/5 (22 ratings) · Last modified: 3/8/2009
 
Blues Bass Solo
Blues Bass Solo (Standard A to D Progression)
Blues · Intermediate · 6401 Hits · 4.71/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 5/4/2005
 
Simple Bass Line
Just something i found out when i wasplaying around
Blues · Beginner · 3529 Hits · 4.71/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 5/3/2003
 
Variations On A Basic Blues Line (E)
This is a simple variation on a basic blues line in E
Blues · Intermediate · 8785 Hits · 4.71/5 (35 ratings) · Last modified: 3/31/2002
 
Falling Far From The Blues Tree
Fun & easy blues in E minor
Blues · Intermediate · 3612 Hits · 4.71/5 (17 ratings) · Last modified: 12/19/2009
 
Shuffle It
28. Shuffle It (#18785)
by Dan Gable (7936)
A shuffle Bassline using all Dotted 8th and 16th notes.
Blues · Intermediate · 3680 Hits · 4.71/5 (17 ratings) · Last modified: 10/6/2010
 
Creepy Crawlees
Creepy tune with a slow beat. Enjoy!
Blues · Intermediate · 6104 Hits · 4.70/5 (10 ratings) · Last modified: 6/25/2002
 
Got Blues?
A couple fun things to do when you've got the blues.
Blues · Intermediate · 12351 Hits · 4.69/5 (13 ratings) · Last modified: 10/28/2003
 
Syncopate My Love ...in A Bottle
12bar G .....syncopated...then syncopate the progression...maddness you say ??????
Blues · Advanced · 3226 Hits · 4.69/5 (13 ratings) · Last modified: 12/30/2004
 
BeGiNnErS-BlUeS
This is a nice simple line that is really fun to play.
Blues · Beginner · 8179 Hits · 4.68/5 (31 ratings) · Last modified: 4/17/2005
 
G Blues For All Bars & Taverns
A good blues for you and your band, brother
Blues · Advanced · 3902 Hits · 4.67/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 11/24/2002
 
Slow Blue Groove
This is just a simple 1-4-5 / A-D-E progression. This is just a simple lick that I have been using in differrent variations over the years and I thought I'd share it with my fellow ABers.
Blues · Intermediate · 1754 Hits · 4.67/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 8/6/2007
 
Little Something
Something i thought sounded cool
Blues · Beginner · 2026 Hits · 4.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 9/19/2002
 
Blues Boogies In F
4 pages of chugging boogie lines in a key a bit more difficult than open E!
Blues · Beginner · 9756 Hits · 4.67/5 (21 ratings) · Last modified: 3/30/2007
 
Leaving Space (Teeney Weeney Bit)
The space between the notes is every bit as important musically as the notes themselves. It isn't necessary to play 32 notes / measure, especially in blues. This lesson is about leaving space. It uses Teeney Weeney Bit as the example.
Blues · Intermediate · 5876 Hits · 4.67/5 (21 ratings) · Last modified: 10/30/2000
 
12Bar:For Beginners
This is another 12 bar you want to get under your belt. Start out slow and let the sound of the bass line guide you to the next note. Remember, speed is not important here, accuracy is your best friend.
Blues · Beginner · 3356 Hits · 4.67/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 11/14/2005
 
4 Finger Walking Line In E
Bread & butter walk with a chromatic turnaround. keep your hand in position and use all 4 fingers start with your pinky on the E at the 7th fret of the A string, Index is 4th fret, etc. Remember to give it some swing and loop it once for effect.
Blues · Intermediate · 3405 Hits · 4.67/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 6/16/2006
 
Blues
Playing during solo guitar
Blues · Intermediate · 4824 Hits · 4.67/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 4/14/2002