How To Play Tears of A Clown – for beginners

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Here’s another tune for Beginners to learn how to play.  IT’s Bob Babbitt’s bass line to Tears of A Clown by Smokey Robinson.  There are basically two parts to the tune, the verse and the pre-chorus/chorus.  And these parts then repeat.

So watch the video – make notes if you have to and learn this great tune. (One note – this song is in the key of Db, and has a C FLAT in the lines – this is the same note as B, and correct musical theory is to call the note C Flat…)

Here’s the video…

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