Here’s a tutorial on a James Jamerson played bassline that will help bass guitar beginners learn how to play bass to some cool, real world bass lines. This video lesson is Back In My Arms Again by The Supremes.
Although the song is mostly 8th note based, there are a couple of cool little 16th note sections where you can see Jamerson starting to develop his 16th note concept that he used to devasting effect later on in his Motown career.
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