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Paul never really tried the "slap bass" style in any records?
3 December 2017
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We all know how great of a bassist Paul is, and how he liked to experiment (famous example, the "fuzz bass" on Rubber Soul ), but it occurred to me that I've never heard Paul try out the "slap bass" technique.  For those who don't know what I mean, they can listen to, for example, how Larry Graham used it when he was with Sly and the Family Stone, or Paul Jackson in Herbie Hancock's band, or...  the Seinfeld theme (and the musical segues between scenes on every episode).

P.S.: On that last note, I learned to my disappointment that the Seinfeld snappy bass was really done on a keyboard.

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I've never heard Paul slap, but a lot of other bassists don't either.  I'll just leave this here though:

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Was that you playing, ewe2?  Pretty cool.

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Was that you playing, ewe2?  Pretty cool.  

Um no lol I wish 😀 He's very good, check out the other videos, he's got a great sound, makes it look easy!

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Pineapple Records said
We all know how great of a bassist Paul is, and how he liked to experiment (famous example, the "fuzz bass" on Rubber Soul ), but it occurred to me that I've never heard Paul try out the "slap bass" technique.  For those who don't know what I mean, they can listen to, for example, how Larry Graham used it when he was with Sly and the Family Stone, or Paul Jackson in Herbie Hancock's band, or...  the Seinfeld theme (and the musical segues between scenes on every episode).

P.S.: On that last note, I learned to my disappointment that the Seinfeld snappy bass was really done on a keyboard.  

 

He did, although on few occasions. 

1. Pretty Little Head

2. Sweetest Little Show

3. No More Lonely Nights (intro, it should be him, but I'm not 100% sure)

4. Good Times Coming

 

Other tracks like Hey Hey, Keep Under Cover have Stanley Clarke doing it, and Silly Love Songs (Broad Street version) has Louis Johnson.

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Not sure about the bass at the start of goodnight tonight....possibly could be plectrumed (just invented a word i think there...).

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....and it probably should have 2 m's....

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