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    by Published on 02-08-2012 01:00 AM  Number of Views: 682 
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    Further to our discussion on the best songs for a bass player to know, Lane on Bass has stepped things up a bit with his take on the subject.

    The Most Important Songs for Bassists to Learn
    © 2012 By Lane on Bass
    Re-printed with permission

    You see them all the time: The Top Ten Thousand Love Songs of All Time. The Top 100 Hits of the Last Three Hours. Boxcar Willie’s Top 500 Hits Box(car) Set. The Top One Hundred Top Songs for Bassists to Learn.
    by Published on 02-07-2012 08:25 PM  Number of Views: 281 
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    In the interest of longer string life and 'like-new' string sound, our friends at Roto Sound think you should know about their new Bass String Cleaner. Here's their press release. If you get one (and who wouldn't!) write and ...
    by Published on 02-05-2012 08:45 PM  Number of Views: 460 
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    I had a chance to see this monster on display in the music store this past week. The place was rather busy with customers so I couldn't get anyone to fire it up for me, but it sure looks like it could shake the rafters.

    (click on the images to see full-sized)

    by Published on 02-01-2012 06:30 PM  Number of Views: 346 

    There's a new interview with Roy on the Bass Musician Magazine Website.

    Here's an excerpt:


    ...In the weeks ahead, several full-time bassists will share their stories with us. They come from a variety of backgrounds and performance venues. While each will bring a unique insight, I challenge you to look for the common themes in their advice and to consciously apply their collective wisdom to your own skill set.

    Without further fanfare, let’s start the series with Roy Vogt…

    by Published on 02-01-2012 06:00 PM  Number of Views: 234 
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    Fellow Thunder Row Musicians!

    During a recent van theft in Houston, Texas, some valuable instruments were lost. The owners are worried and would be very grateful if other musicians would keep ...
    by Published on 01-31-2012 11:30 AM  Number of Views: 552 

    Just bringing this around again. The links feature some great visual aids to learning your notes.

    Here's a nice little test program to help you learn to read notes at a glance! (Submitted by one of our ever-helpful members). As always when accessing a third-party site, please be sure your antivirus program is on and operational!


    by Published on 01-30-2012 10:40 PM  Number of Views: 199 

    For those of you among the Twitterati, how about giving TMBG a shot in the arm by Tweeting one (or all) of these Super Bowl-related posts. (Just copy and paste in your Twitter window). Thanks!

    Tom #Brady in CONFLICT: ...
    by Published on 01-30-2012 08:15 PM  Number of Views: 224 
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    The Guardian Website
    is featuring streaming audio of Paul McCartney's new album, Kisses On The Bottom.

    Grab yourself a listen. The Bassman Cometh!! ...
    by Published on 01-30-2012 07:20 PM  Number of Views: 227 
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    We always like to hear what members of our community have to say about basses, and bass - related equipment. Here's our own Stanton Lawrence's (www.bassramblings.com ...
    by Published on 01-30-2012 10:00 AM  Number of Views: 185 

    A look at Lane and his experience at the 2012 NAMM show in Anaheim.

    ...and when you're done viewing, check out what Lane has written on ...

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