I’m A Sucker For These Beatles Stems

This rhythm section kicked major ass, and Mr. McCartney was obviously paying close attention to James Jamerson by Rubber Soul.

Best YouTube comment:

The craziest part about Paul’s basslines is that, at least on Rubber Soul and before, he was playing and singing this LIVE with no monitors.

3 Replies to “I’m A Sucker For These Beatles Stems”

  1. He’s acknowledged Jamerson’s influence, but I think they both shared an important innate gift: they knew when to hold a note and anchor the song, and when they could throw in something more interesting. With them it was always about the song, not about showing off.

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