Michael Jackson

Smooth Criminal

Smooth Criminal by Michael Jackson Bass Tab and Video Lesson

Level: Intermediate

Genre:R&B

Instrument:4 String Bass

NOTES

How to play Smooth Criminal by Michael Jackson in Bass Guitar.

Intro and Verse

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Intro and Verse Slow

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Pre-Chorus

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