Single White Female

Artist:Chely Wright Bassist:Glenn Worf Free Download About the song: This song wasn't on my radar until just recently and was actually a suggestion from fellow TalkBass member Seanmo. Of course when I heard it, I loved it because Glenn Worf has such a gnarly tone that sits so well in the track. There are some … Continue reading Single White Female

Stand By Your Man

Artist:Tammy Wynette Bassist:Bob Moore Free Download About the song: This is a classic and controversial Country hit from 1968 that features the talent of A Team studio session legend, Bob Moore. While mostly 'meat and potatoes' Double Bass playing, it does feature interesting unison lines, slash chords and a variety of runs. As is typical … Continue reading Stand By Your Man

You’re My Better Half

Artist:Keith Urban Bassist:Jimmie Lee Sloas Free Download About the song: This song has always captured my interest. Whether its the beautiful melodic fills in bars 5, the breakdown in bars 90-94 or just the subtle variations, JLS is the man. In true session musician style, he also played on The System Has Failed album by … Continue reading You’re My Better Half

Whippoorwill River

Artist:Vince Gill Bassist:Willie Weeks Free Download About the song: This song by Vince Gill carries a beautiful sentiment and is supported by some serious craft. It varies tempo between the verses and choruses and each has distinct sonic characteristics, but the bit that blew me away was the the rhythms that Willie Weeks pulled out … Continue reading Whippoorwill River

Cry Pretty

Artist:Carrie Underwood Bassist:Jimmie Lee Sloas Free Download About the song: This is such a great song, underpinned by a driving and sometimes unexpected bassline. In particular, check out the fills in bars 14/15 (a superb crossover fill), 32 and 70 (straight 16th note melodic fills). There is also a magic moment (bars 83 and 91) … Continue reading Cry Pretty