Duran Duran – “Rio” Bass Cover/Play Along [TAB/Notation]

One of the best ways to learn bass is to actually learn amazing real-life bass lines.

In this video, I'm covering Duran Duran's "Rio". I provide TAB/notation along with the video so that you can follow along and play along with the song. 

It's by no means an easy song but it is a great bass line!

The play along software I'm using in the video below is the excellent Tomplay. Use this link for a free trial. It's well worth it and I consider it an excellent practice tool.

I can't, unfortunately, provide you with the TAB/notation that Tomplay generates (or the backing track for that matter) but, if you're interested, you can get it over at Tomplay.

If you want to know how to play this bass line, here's the tutorial.


Rio (Duran Duran) - John Taylor Bass Line


Learn This AMAZING Bass Line [Rio - Duran Duran/John Taylor]

Here's my tutorial.


More Great Bass Guitar Songs!

In case you missed it, I have loads more songs to learn on this site. Most are much easier than Rio so if that was a bit tough for you, check these ones out.

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