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Electric Bass Lessons: Major and Minor 10ths

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[MUSIC]
This
next iconic bass line is in the key of
A-flat, [SOUND] and among other things,
this line is a direct reflection of our
study of major and minor 10ths.
Remember that, [SOUND] major and minor.
And so, we, we talked about those in the
chord progression section.
And again, this bass line is actually the
hook of the song, and
in this instance, the writer wrote the
lyrics to the melody to the bass line.
[MUSIC]
Soon as you hear those notes,
you know exactly what the song says
[LAUGH] and
I just think it's amazing, and the way
they use the major tenths.
We have two major tenths in a row, [SOUND]
and then two minors in a row.
[SOUND] Then two more majors.
[MUSIC]
Two more minors [SOUND] and then a major.
[SOUND] Absolutely genius to come up with
a song using that.
And, as a special treat, today, to play
this song with us,
is the drummer JR, John Robinson,
who's in the band that actually recorded
that song.
So here you go.
Check it out.
[MUSIC]
[MUSIC]