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Favorite McCartney Beatle Bass Song!
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14 March 2011
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paulsbass said:

Paulrus said:

Yeah, but it was composed in 1962. He wasn't the greatest bass player in the world at that point. He was just Paul.

The Beach Boys stole a whole riff and song from Chuck Berry for "Surfin USA"!

And Got sued for it.

As if it matters how a man falls down.'

'When the fall's all that's left, it matters a great deal.

14 March 2011
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I remember George saying 'Blimey, he's always talking about “Yesterday”, you'd think he was Beethoven or somebody' - Paul McCartney

14 March 2011
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I really like the bass line in Dear Prudence. I didn't realize how good of a bass line it was until I heard the song on the radio. Only adds how amazing the song is.

Well we all shine on like the moon, the stars, and the sun.
14 March 2011
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PennyLane said:

I really like the bass line in Dear Prudence. I didn't realize how good of a bass line it was until I heard the song on the radio. Only adds how amazing the song is.

Radio stations play Dear Prudence?

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'When the fall's all that's left, it matters a great deal.

14 March 2011
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The two radio stations in NY that I listen to tend to play more album songs than singles. Once I heard Rocky Raccoon and Martha My Dear on the radio.

Well, these stations are the Classic Rock and Oldies stations who designate certain times to the Beatles. They are cool to do so.

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15 March 2011
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Back in the early '90s, CHUM-AM in Toronto advertised an upcoming "Beatle Weekend" during which they'd play "every" Beatles track in alphabetical order. "Wow!" I thought, imagining an AM station playing "Revolution 9" and "Why Don't We Do It In the Road" and whatnot. But it turned out they were LYING, and only played the "famous" songs. Jerks!

I remember George saying 'Blimey, he's always talking about “Yesterday”, you'd think he was Beethoven or somebody' - Paul McCartney

15 March 2011
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17 March 2011
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Any bass line Paul plays is the best bass line in the universe.

 

I love Lucy in the sky and Lady Madonna, Rain...too many..my girlfriend learns them all and I am constantly amazed at the simplexity of them all.

 

Paul is God as far as bass lines go - every bass player should learn every Paul bass line as part of their education.

 

Me I play guitar....heart

18 March 2011
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I like his bass in Baby you're a rich man.

 

But again, he's Paul McCartney. heart

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Paul McCartney=AWESOME!

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18 March 2011
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mr. Sun king coming together said:

Paul McCartney=AWESOME!

Awesome=Amazing. 

😀 

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19 March 2011
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MeanMrs.Mustard said:

mr. Sun king coming together said:

Paul McCartney=AWESOME!

Awesome=Amazing. 

😀 

So, Paul McCartney= AMAZINGLY AWESOME

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19 March 2011
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vonbontee said:

Hahaha, I already singled out "Nowhere Man" as being underappreciated!

 

I absolutely agree with you guys, this is a period when Paul starts playing another instrument than what we usually call "bass guitar"... I posted this in another "favorite bassline" subject but no one seemed to care (forums a-hard-days-night-john-2) :

 

'Nowhere Man' is one that no dude here has taken notice of ! Yet to think of 23-year-old Paul building it up is still pretty unbelievable to me. Being a guitar and bass player myself, I've always been intrigued by that bass line and I once put it down, realizing that Paul hardly ever plays QUITE the same thing from verse to verse. He really invented the walking rock bass line in 'Nowhere Man', like jazz players swing when they 'walk' ! He does it here in a clear gentle way that fits John's song perfectly. Just try to think how as a bass player you could underline John's melody, hearing the song for the first time… Now imagine yourself in the mid-60s hearing what you hear from the pop charts with no one even paying attention to bass guitars, then you come up with THAT… Purely amazing.

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My favourites have to be Hey Bulldog! and A Day In The Life.

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