Bass Lines of Willie, Van, Brandi, Sturgill, & Lukas

Tomorrow brings a really cool opportunity.  I'm playing with The Commonheart for the Outlaw Music Festival in Pittsburgh, PA.  The line up is pretty insane: Willie Nelson, Van Morrison, Brandi Carlile, Sturgill Simpson, & Lukas Nelson and Promise of The Real.  Willie Nelson is 85 years old and Van Morrison hasn't performed in Pittsburgh since the early 70s so even being in attendance seems surreal.  In preparation for the gig I decided to dig into all of their music and chart out the bass lines from a few of my favorite songs.  Check out the PDF links below.  I've also included a Spotify playlist. 

1.  "High Times" by Lukas Nelson and Promise Of The Real
    Bassist: Corey McCormick

2.  "The Story" by Brandi Carlile
     Bassist: Phil Hanseroth (he also wrote the song)

3.  "Keep It Between The Lines" by Sturgill Simpson
      Bassist: Dave Roe

4.  "What Do You Want Me To Do?" by Willie Nelson
     * I haven't found personnel info for this one.  If anyone knows please email me

5.  "Jackie Wilson Said (I'm In Heaven When You Smile)" by Van Morrison
     Bassist: Bill Church

 

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