Legendary Bass Guitar Songs (Bass Tab). For Bass. Bass. Hardcover. Guitar tablature. 256 pages. Music Sales #AM999933. Published by Music Sales (HL.14037732).
ISBN 1849384665. With guitar tablature. 9.75x12.75 inches.
This lavishly produced volume is the ultimate collection of songs for bass guitarists. Carefully selected, meticulously edited and beautifully presented, these 39 titles document some of the greatest performances by the great bass guitarists. The compilation features studio giants such as Motown legend James Jamerson (The Four Tops: “Bernadette”) and Carol Kaye (The Beach Boys: “Good Vibrations”); classic rock tracks by Jack Bruce (Cream: “Sunshine of Your Love”), John Paul Jones (Led Zeppelin: “The Lemon Song”), Paul McCartney (The Beatles: “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds”) and John Entwistle (The Who: “My Generation”); Jazz Fusion virtuosity from Jaco Pastorius (“Portrait of Tracy”) and Stanley Clarke (“School Days”), funk from James Brown and Sly and the Family Stone, and other great songs by AC/DC, the Clash, the Police, Iron Maiden, Stevie Wonder and many, many more.
All of the songs are presented in standard notation and bass tablature, with full lyrics and chord symbols. Many of the songs also feature specially commissioned text and photo sections, making this much more than a standard music book.
Individually numbered, luxuriously bound with a unique, faux-leather embroidered design and an exquisite presentation box, Legendary Bass Guitar Songs will be treasured for years to come as a book to play from, read and re-read.