This month’s video will teach you how to play a reggae ‘bass line’ on the guitar. The bass guitar in reggae is great because it actually provides most of the melody behind a chord progression. This lesson will teach you how to double a bass line on your guitar, which is a very common trick in many reggae songs. Click below to enlarge the tablature
This lesson will show you a phrase that you can incorporate over the A7 chord. You can do a lot with this - apply it to a blues progression, or any time you encounter an A7 chord. You can also take this idea and elaborate to build your own line. Hope this one gets you thinking! Check out the video below: click on the tablature directly below for a larger image.