Awful Beautiful Life

Artist:Darryl Worley Bassist:Kevin "Swine"Grantt Free Download About the song: Awful Bautiful Life was cowritten by Darryl Worley and Harley Allen and released in 2004. Kevin "Swine" Grantt always has killer tone and note choice, particularly with variations throughout the song. The lines he plays in the outro are proof that a root and fifth bassline … Continue reading Awful Beautiful Life

Chattahoochee

Artist:Alan Jackson Bassist:Glenn Worf Free Download About the song: This is such a 90s classic, who can forget AJ waterskiing in hat and boots! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JW5UEW2kYvc "Jim McBride and I were trying to write an up-tempo song and Jim came in with the line 'way down yonder on the Chattahoochee'. It kind of went from there. … Continue reading Chattahoochee

Gunpowder and Lead

Artist:Miranda Lambert Bassist:Glenn Worf Free Download About the song: Gunpowder and Lead was cowritten by Miranda Lambert and Heather Little and appeared on the Crazy Ex Girlfriend record in 2007. "Some people are like, "Ugh! I can't believe she's singing that!" And it's meant to be taken lighthearted in some aspects, but [this song is] … Continue reading Gunpowder and Lead

Mama Tried

Artist:Merle Haggard Bassist:Jerry Ward Free Download About the song: In "Mama Tried", Merle Haggard focuses on the pain and suffering he caused his own mother by being incarcerated in 1957 in San Quentin Haggard ultimately served three years on a robbery conviction. Jerry Ward plays a solid meat and potatoes bassline with some tasty variations. What a … Continue reading Mama Tried

Forget About The World

Artist:Isaac Kennedy Bassist:Sonic Edwards Free Download About the song: The reason for choosing this song is a little different and possibly self-indulgent. Usually, I choose bassplayers I respect and pinpoint the exact lines and fills I would love to incorporate into my own playing. This one is different in that Isaac is a mate and … Continue reading Forget About The World

On The Road Again

Artist:Willie Nelson Bassist:Chris Etheridge Free Download About the song: This transcription was taken from a live version and features a nice range of variations on a 2/4 root and fifth bassline by Chris Etheridge. The transcription: https://open.spotify.com/track/2GyH5rvdnfkjzsTFaWrrov More from this Artist More from this Bassist Free Download

Last Hard Bible

Artist:Kasey Chambers Bassist:Jeff McCormack Free Download About the song: Last Hard Bible, written by Kasey Chambers for her debut album, The Captain. Released in 1999, it featured the talents of Jeff McCormack on Bass and BJ Barker on Drums. At first, this appears to be straight forward two feel with a standard root and fifth … Continue reading Last Hard Bible

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