Here’s a video showing the bass guitar beginner how to play bass to Mr Pitiful by The King of Soul – Mr Otis Redding. The bass player on the original Otis recording was none other than the very great Donald Duck Dunn. This is the first of a mini series of Duck Dunn bass lessons.
Here’s the lesson for Mr Pitiful:
I’ve split the lesson down into three sections – the Intro, the verse and the horn riff. Get these sections down and you can play along to this soul classic!