Video: 100 of the Best Bass Lines Ever Played in One Shot

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Give it up for Davie504, a bassist who lives in Italy and recently posted this video of himself playing through 100 of the all-time greatest bass lines in one epic sitting. "Money," "Californication," "Orion," "Roundabout," "Iron Man," "Come As You Are" and 94 others make up this incredible 13-minute bass-playing bonanza.


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