Weekly Basslines #189: Fools In Love (Joe Jackson)

A while ago I posted a series of transcriptions from my personal bassheroes. Joe Jackson's longtime bassplayer Graham Maby is definitely one of my big idols in his creativity of building interesting basslines while always supporting the song. So of course in the past years I transcribed a lot of his basslines to analyse his playing. Now I combined 14 of his basslines to form my first bass-transcription book called "The Joe Jackson Bass Collection", which is available as pdf-book here:


This weeks bassline is a kind of a bonus, because it's not included in the book. "Fools In Love" from the debut album "Look Sharp" (1979):

Here's an interesting cover version of that song, recorded by Inara George for the TV series "Grey's anatomy":