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Duran Duran's John Taylor explains the evolution of the Girls On Film bassline

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It's one of Duran Duran's biggest songs with one of their funkiest bass guitar (opens in new tab) grooves, and in his latest Stone Love Bass Odyssey lockdown series below, John Taylor breaks down 1981's Girls On Film.  

Again his LinnDrum machine makes a guest appearance to full in for DD's sticksman Roger Taylor.

John's clearly loving these tutorials and so are we. Check out his previous episode on the song Planet Earth here (opens in new tab)

Rob Laing
Rob Laing

I'm the Guitars Editor for MusicRadar, handling news, reviews, features, tuition, advice for the strings side of the site and everything in between. Before MusicRadar I worked on guitar magazines for 15 years, including Editor of Total Guitar. I've currently set aside any pipe dreams of getting anywhere with my own songs and I am enjoying playing covers in function bands.