Speed + Strength + Stamina Bass Guitar Exercise

I was watching Roundabout by Yes on YouTube the other day.

Chris Squire's iconic bass line is amazing and also quite technically difficult. It got me thinking about a bass guitar exercise to get the fingers moving and the hands coordinated.

In the end, it's probably more influenced by the guitar solo in Roundabout than by the bass line but, anyhow, here it is..

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