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21 Struggles Only Bass Players Understand

If I hear "SLAPPA-DEE-BASS" one more time...

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1. Lugging around your amp and cab can be a pain in the ass.

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2. Building calluses on your fingers is a necessary evil.

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And you'll have to re-form them if you haven’t played in a while.

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5. Bass strings are way more expensive than guitar strings.

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Sure, you'll change them out less frequently, but 20 bucks is 20 bucks.

6. Someone will inevitably ask you to do "that Seinfeld bass thingy."

View this video on YouTube

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Btw, that "Seinfeld bass thingy" was played on a keyboard.

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11. Everyone in your band thinks this is funny. Except you.

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16. You know about Jaco Pastorius. And you wish nothing but good luck to those who wish to emulate him.

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