The next in the series of song tutorials for members of How To Play Bass (which is free) is The Weight by The Band.
The bass player for The Band was of course the great and underappreciated Rick Danko. Rick Danko is one of those players whose work is grossly under represented in bass literature. He had a unique bass style and his bass lines are well worth learning for a host of reasons. See also gems like Up On Cripple Creek, Stage Fright, the Night They Drove Old Dixie down and so on. (See ‘The Band Collection’ at the foot of the post for more info).
1.Intro And Verse 1
If you like The Band, don’t forget to check out The Band Collection – 12 songs from their catalogue with videos, notation and tab, interactive soundslices and downloadable PDF. Click the image here for more details: