Bass Songs for Beginners – Beat It – Michael Jackson –> This is one of the most recognizable and popular songs of all time. It was released in November 1982 as a part of Michael Jackson’s Thriller Album. “Beat It” peaked at number one on the Billboard Hot 100, staying there for three weeks. It features Eddie Van Halen on guitar.
The bass line on this song is very simple and easy to play. The main riff and the chorus is same. During the break and solo you are playing root notes in basic 4/4 time.
*Important* – The bass in “Beat It” is tuned down 1/2 step – Eb, Ab, Db, Gb,
Here is florainbass with a bass cover of “Beat It”. It includes notation and play along bass tab:
Here is the Isolated Bass & Drums Only track for Beat It – to help you ascertain and learn the song:
Bass Songs for Beginners – Beat It – Michael Jackson