This page features over 150 free bass transcriptions in standard notation.

If you’re looking for bass TABs, then click HERE.

These free bass transcriptions are provided for educational use only (click on the transcription title to view and download the pdf).

These have all been done for gigs/personal research or requests from private students. Most are note-for-note transcriptions of bass parts, some are chord charts and others are a combination of the two.

Transcriptions are filed alphabetically by first name.

A
ABBA – Chiquitita
ABBA – Dancing Queen
ABBA – Does Your Mother Know
ABBA – Fernando
ABBA – Gimme Gimme Gimme
ABBA – Honey Honey
ABBA – Knowing Me, Knowing You
ABBA – Lay All Your Love On Me
ABBA – Mamma Mia
ABBA – Money Money Money
ABBA – SOS
ABBA – Thank You For The Music
ABBA – The Winner Takes It All
ABBA – Voulez Vous
ABBA – Waterloo
Al Green – Let’s Stay Together
Andy Williams – Can’t Take My Eyes Off You
Arctic Monkeys – Fluorescent Adolescent
Arctic Monkeys – I Bet You Look Good On The Dancefloor
Arctic Monkeys – Teddy Picker
Aretha Franklin – I Say A Little Prayer

B
The Beatles – Help
The Beatles – I Saw Her Standing There
Ben E King – Stand By Me
Beyoncé – Deja Vu
Blink 182 – All The Small Things
Blink 182 – First Date
Bombay Bicycle Club – Always Like This
Bon Jovi – Livin’ On A Prayer
Bruno Mars – Locked Out Of Heaven
Bruno Mars – Runaway Baby

C
Candi Staton – Young Hearts Run Free
Cee Lo Green – Forget You
Chaka Khan – Our Love’s In Danger
Chaka Khan – So Naughty
The Clash – I Fought The Law
Clean Bandit – Rather Be Youtube Playalong
Coldplay – In My Place
Coldplay – Yellow
Corinne Bailey Rae – Put Your Records On
Crowded House – Weather With You

D
D’Angelo – Send It On (live)
David Gray – Babylon
Diana Ross – I’m Coming Out
Dire Straits – Sultans of Swing
Dolly Parton – 9 to 5
Donny Hathaway – Love Love Love
Donny Hathaway – What’s Going On
Duffy – Warwick Avenue

E
Erykah Badu – Rimshot (Intro)
Everything Everything – Cough Cough

F
Fall Out Boy – Dance, Dance
Fall Out Boy – Sugar, We’re Goin Down
Fall Out Boy – This Ain’t a Scene, It’s an Arms Race
The Fearless Flyers – Ace of Aces
The Feeling – Never be Lonely
Fleetwood Mac – Don t Stop
Fontella Bass – Rescue Me
Foo Fighters – Best Of You
Foo Fighters – Learn To Fly
Foo Fighters – No Way Back
Foo Fighters – Times Like These
Frankie Valli – December 1963 (Oh What A Night!)
Franz Ferdinand – Take Me Out
Fratellis – Chelsea Dagger
The Fray – How to Save a Life

G
Gary Numan – Music for Chameleons
Green Day – 21 Guns
Green Day – Basket Case
Green Day – Longview
Green Day – Minority
Green Day – Warning

H
Harvey Mason – Phantazia
Huey Lewis and The News – The Power of Love

J
Jackson 5 – I’ll Be There
The Jam – Start!
James Bay – Hold Back The River
Jamiroquai – Runaway
Jet – Are You Gonna Be My Girl

K
Kaiser Chiefs – I Predict a Riot
Kenny Loggins – Footloose
Killers – All These Things That I Have Done
Killers – Mr Brightside
Killers – Somebody Told Me
Kings Of Leon – Manhattan
Kings Of Leon – Revelry
Kings of Leon – Sex on Fire
Kings of Leon – Use Somebody
The Kooks – Naive
Kool & The Gang – Celebration

L
LaBelle – Lady Marmalade
Lenny Kravitz – Stop Draggin’ Around
Limp Bizkit – My Way
Lionel Richie – All Night Long
Lionel Richie – Dancing On The Ceiling
Little Beaver – I Can Dig It Baby
Luther Vandross – She’s A Super Lady
Lynyrd Skynyrd – Sweet Home Alabama

M
Madness – Baggy Trousers
Madness – My Girl
Maroon 5 – Harder To Breathe
Maroon 5 – This Love
Martha Reeves – Dancing In The Street
Me’shell Ndegeocello – I’m Diggin’ You (Like An Old Soul Record)
Me’shell Ndegeocello – Shoot n Up And Gett n High
Michael Jackson – Billie Jean
Michael Jackson – Burn This Disco Out
Michael Jackson – Get On The Floor
Michael Jackson – Thriller
Michael McDonald – I Keep Forgettin’ (Every Time You’re Near)Youtube Playalong
Monkees – Daydream Believer
Mumford and Sons – The Cave
Muse – Muscle Museum
Muse – Supermassive Black Hole
Muse – Time Is Running Out
Mystery Jets – Hideaway
Mystery Jets – Young Love

N
No Doubt – Don’t Speak

O
The O’Jays – Back Stabbers
Otis Redding – Dock of the Bay

P
Paramore – Fences
Paramore – That’s What You Get
Pat Metheny – Bright Size Life
Paul Simon – Graceland
Philip Bailey – Easy Lover
Police – Message In a Bottle
Police – Roxanne

Q
Queen – Crazy Little Thing Called Love
Queen – Don’t Stop Me Now  Youtube Playalong
Queen – I Want to Break Free
Queen – Killer Queen
Queen – We Are The Champions

R
The Raconteurs – Steady As She Goes
Rage Against The Machine – Calm Like A Bomb
Rage Against The Machine – People Of The Sun
Rascal Flatts – Bless The Broken Road
Razorlight – America
Razorlight – Golden Touch
Razorlight – In The Morning
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Around the World
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Californication
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Can’t Stop
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Dani California
Red Hot Chili Peppers – Snow (Hey Oh)
Rihanna – Umbrella
Robbie Williams – Angels

S
Sade – Smooth Operator
Shawn Mendes – Stitches
The Smiths – Heaven Knows I’m Miserable Now
Stereophonics – Dakota
Sting – It’s Probably Me
The Strokes – Juicebox
The Strokes – Reptilia

T
The Temptations – My Girl
Tom Misch – South of the River
Tool – Vicarious

V
Vulfpeck – Dean Town

W
Wham! – Wake Me Up Before You Go-Go
Whitney Houston – I Wanna Dance With Somebody

Holiday Specials
Brenda Lee – Rockin’ Around The Christmas Tree
Donny Hathaway – This Christmas
Mariah Carey – All I Want For Christmas is You
Shakin’ Stevens – Merry Christmas Everyone
Slade – Merry Xmas Everybody