Mud On The Tires

Artist:Brad Paisley Bassist:Kevin "Swine" Grantt Free Download About the song: 2003 saw the release of Brad Paisleys third album, Mud on the Tires. The title track was co-written by Brad and Chris DuBois. The rhythm section of Kevin "Swine" Grantt and Ben Sesar take the tune through the different feel changes and the signature groove … Continue reading Mud On The Tires

I Told You So

Artist:Keith Urban Bassist:Jimmie Lee Sloas Free Download About the song: Dude! Jimmie Lee Sloas kills on this Keith Urban tune from 2006s Love, Pain & the Whole Crazy Thing. Jimmies signature crossover fills in bars 29, 63/64, 87/88 are as epic as his solid groove throughout the song. The transcription: https://open.spotify.com/track/4UTcJuLaHwsPPP1bNnTRDt More from this Artist … Continue reading I Told You So

Ring Of Fire

Artist:Johnny Cash Bassist:Marshall Grant Free Download About the song: Ring of Fire was written by June Carter Cash and Merle Kilgore about Johnny Cash and Junes experience falling in love. It was originally recorded and released by Anita Carter in 1963. After hearing Anita's version, Cash claimed he had a dream where he heard the … Continue reading Ring Of Fire

Ticks

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

Suds In The Bucket

Artist:Sara Evans Bassist:Michael Rhodes Free Download About the song: Suds in the Bucket was written by Billy Montana and Tammy Wagoner and released on the 2003 album, Restless by Sara Evans. Bass legend Michael Rhodes is responsible for this grooving bassline, featuring a slippery bluesy fill and tone for days. The transcription: https://open.spotify.com/track/6NhpIdjYoufuNNlBsgOztc More from … Continue reading Suds In The Bucket

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

Man Of Me

Artist:Gary Allan Bassist:Michael Rhodes Free Download About the song: "Man of Me" features the talents of the legendary bassist, Michael Rhodes and Chad Cromwell on drums. It was written by Rivers Rutherford and George Teren for Gary Allans fourth album. The tone on this track consists of a distorted, detuned bass. The distortion is most … Continue reading Man Of Me

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

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