This week we’re looking at The Beatles and the bass lines of the legendary Paul McCartney. Paul McCartney is usually seen as a great songwriter and, because of his massive impact in that area, it’s easy to overlook his skills as a bass player. His bass writing and beautiful tone has influenced pretty much bass player that followed. So today I’m going to break down 5 bass riffs that give a good representation of his approach and style. Enjoy!

Come Together

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Everybody’s Got Something To Hide Except For Me And My Monkey

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Riff #1

Variation #1

Variation #2

I Want You (She’s So Heavy)

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Rain

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Taxman

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Main Riffs

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