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Using a bass to write a song

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Has anyone tried to or been successful, writing a song using only the bass.  I'm new to bass (a guitar convert), i'm keen to explore the options of using just the bass to write with.  Thoughts or advice?

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I believe Geddy Lee (Rush) used to write on the bass, and Royal Blood only have a bassist and a drummer so their writing options are even more constrained.

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