Learn to play the bass players part for A Horse With No Name by America. This lesson accompanies our easy guitar lessons for the same song.
Bass for Beginners
A bass player doesn’t have to be flashy or loud, but a band won’t survive long with a weak bass. The bass player and drummer will determine whether your band is mediocre, good, or great.
Did you think Guitar Noise was only for guitars? Our lead editor, David Hodge, wrote The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Playing Bass Guitar, so you know you’re in good hands.
This beginner bass lesson analyzes and discusses a few fun basslines and riffs found in rock music.
How do you know what to play when you only know the chords? This lesson shows you some ways to come up with basslines that sound close enough to the original.
This lesson explains two tools bass players can use to get off the root chord without being too risky. They are known as the Box and the Walk.
The most important and most difficult aspect of playing bass is keeping time. This beginner lesson teaches the basics of keeping time.
A band can’t survive for very long with a weak bass. This is our first in a series of lessons on the fundamentals of playing bass guitar.