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Artist:Brad Paisley Bassist:Kevin "Swine" Grantt Free Download About the song: This is such a clever song lyrically - I never noticed that sonically there is a clever little trick, two different instruments with different EQs, attack etc. This is used to great effect to switch between intro and full band sections. There are some sexy … Continue reading Ticks

Any Man Of Mine

Artist:Shania Twain Bassist:David Hungate Free Download About the song: Canadian songstress, Shania Twain wrote this song with then husband, Robert John "Mutt" Lange and released it on 1995s The Woman In Me album. Mutts unmistakable production is part of what makes this an absolute gem of a song. Hungates tight playing dovetails with this well … Continue reading Any Man Of Mine

Me and My Gang

Artist:Rascal Flatts Bassist:Jay DeMarcus Free Download About the song: Jay Demarcus strikes again with a bassline that has it all; double stops, 8th notes, unisons, chromaticism, funky lines and drop tuning! Lonnie Wilson is the perfect rhythmic counterpart on drums. Me and My Gang was the second single from the album of the same name. … Continue reading Me and My Gang

Crazy Town

Artist:Jason Aldean Bassist:Tully Kennedy Free Download About the song: "Crazy Town" was written by Brett Jones and Rodney Clawson about the Nashville scene and the struggles artists face when moving from elsewhere. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qwFGzfjTii4&feature=youtu.be&t=1132 Tully Kennedy uses the same white P/J Sadowsky bass on all tracks in the studio. His tone is distinctive and growly. The … Continue reading Crazy Town

Love Story

Artist:Taylor Swift Bassist:Tim Marks Free Download About the song: Tim Marks is a master of the bass who always knows what to play and what to leave out. The entire song is a study in the discipline of thinking of the song, album, artist and producer. The closest thing to a fill is the two … Continue reading Love Story

All I Want To Do

Artist:Sugarland Bassist:Paul Bushnell Free Download About the song: "a simple song about not having to accomplish anything because it's already accomplished. All you have to do is lay around and enjoy each other."Bobby Pinson (Co-writer with Jennifer Nettles and Kristian Bush) This songs rhythm section features Paul Bushnell on bass along with drummer Matt Chamberlain. … Continue reading All I Want To Do

What Was I Thinking

Artist:Dierks Bentley Bassist:Jimmy Carter Free Download About the song: Jimmy Carter for president! Seriously though, groove and tone and fills and… everything is simply superb on this track by Dierks Bentley. Jimmy Carter and Steve Brewster are the rhythm section on a few of Dierks Bentleys records and I can see why; the energy of … Continue reading What Was I Thinking

I Love You

Artist:Martina McBride Bassist:Joe Chemay Free Download About the song: "I Love You", written by Keith Follesé, Adrienne Follesé and Tammy Hyler, was originally recorded by Martina McBride for the film soundtrack for Runaway Bride. The 1999 number one was McBride's biggest country hit to date, due in part to being featured in the Julia Roberts/Richard … Continue reading I Love You

Goodbye Town

Artist:Lady A Bassist:Michael Rhodes Free Download About the song: Goodbye Town was released in 2013, as the second single from Lady A's (then Lady Antebellum), album Golden. Co-writer Josh Kear brought the idea for the song to Hillary Scott, Charles Kelley, and Dave Haywood during a writing session, drawing experience from a girlfriend with whom … Continue reading Goodbye Town

She’s Country

Artist:Jason Aldean Bassist:Tully Kennedy Free Download About the song: According to Country Weekly magazine, songwriter Bridgette Tatum got together with fellow songwriter Danny Myrick after thinking of a groove "that she didn't want to forget." Tully Kennedy uses the same white P/J Sadowsky bass on all tracks in the studio. The tone on this track … Continue reading She’s Country