How To Play Bass Guitar To Sultans Of Swing - Dire Straits

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Discuss Start a forum discussion about this video Here's a how to play bass guitar lesson for the Sultans of Swing by Dire Straits. This is slightly simplified so that it's easier for beginners - there is a roadmap on the Sultans of Swing page on my website. (Will edit and post link later).
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Charles Kear (12) wrote:
Sep 5 2012
Clear and concise, very good explanation of actual notes. Well done!

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