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I've never seen this thread, but it's a simple one, so I would guess that it's been asked before.
What was the first song you learned?

This may be a common answer: Black Sabbath - Iron Man
"Quick to judge. Quick to anger. Slow to understand. Ignorance and prejudice and fear walk hand-in-hand."
- Rush, "Witch Hunt"
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Guns of Brixton. Cliche much. After that I learned Hysteria then Sweet Child o Mine!

Giggitty, giggitty, gig-git-ty! Alright!
"Quick to judge. Quick to anger. Slow to understand. Ignorance and prejudice and fear walk hand-in-hand."
- Rush, "Witch Hunt"
For bass (which happened first; before guitar)-The Police, Spirits in the Material World Yea, I am old. This was in 1997, I was 16. Another one was from The Wall Pink Floyd Empty Spaces/Young Lust. A year or so later on guitar was Sunshine Of your Love.
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1981 Fender Lead I Seymour Duncan humbucker, Mesa BoogieIIIRectifer, MKIIRhodes,PRS
On Bass, the first song I learned was Blitzkrieg Bop by The Ramones
If creationists made Pokemon:
"What the, Pikachu is...Congratulations, God decided your Pikachu is now a Raichu."

So what...I like Metal...sue me

"music elitists"
Mine was actually Feel Good, Inc. by Gorillaz, about 4 years before I actually started playing bass myself. My friend had a bass and he taught me it.
Until the Day I Die- Story of the Year
Time is Running Out- Muse

Bass tones are hard to find.
My Band
Mesa Boogie M-Pulse 360
Madison MAB 4x10
Warwick Thumb BO 5
The Who-Boris the Spider
Damn it! Disable can't use disable to disable Disable's disable because disable's disable has already been disabled by Disable's disable!
for whom the bell tolls by metallica
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Rump, a P-bass delivers a rump in the sound such that, similar to the rump on an African American woman, it is the highlight of the tone.
All That Remains- Six
Main Basses:
Warwick RB Corvette 5
Douglas Sculptor 825 NA Fretless 5

Main Rig:
Sansamp>GK Backline 600>2 GK BLX 210 Cabinets
Lost Wisdom - Burzum, for bass.
For guitar.. Eh.. Some sort of Johnny Cash.
buck rogers - feeder :P

i learnt it on the day i got my bass, then i think i learnt a bunch of green day songs, lol.
My Setup:
Fender Aerodyne Jazz Bass,
Fender USA Jazz Bass
Hartke LH1000,
Hartke Hydrive 410,
Sansamp BDDI,
Electro-harmonix Black Finger Compressor.
come as you are-nirvana
Give a man a fish and he'll be hungry tomorrow,but put his ass in fishnets and someone will buy him dinner-Gene Simmons
Jesus of Suburbia. By ear listening to it on my cd player over and over again I was 13. Now I realise how shit that album and new green day is in general...
USA Fender Precision w/ Badass III + SD 1/4 pounders
MIM Fender Jazz
T21 SansAmp VT Bass
Gallien Krueger MB212
Sunshine of your love- Cream

was the first line i learned, I realised lattly i dont know that many diffrent basslines mostly try to come up with own riffs and phrases
Probably Heroes by David Bowie. It was easy and the song is a classic.
"Maybe this world is another planet's hell?" - Aldous Huxley
Until it Sleeps - Metallica on Bass

Man Who Sold the World - Nirvana (David Bowie Cover) on Guitar.
Ibanez SRX-365
MIM Fender Jazz Bass
Yamaha B50-115ii
Boss CS-3
For bass, I think the first song I learned was Dance, Dance by Fall Out Boy.

And for guitar, the first song I learned was This Afternoon by Nickelback.
"You have enemies? Good. That means you've stood up for something, sometime in your life. "

"If you're going through hell, keep going."

"It is a fine thing to be honest, but it is also very important to be right."

- Sir Winston Churchill
Bob Marley - Redemption Song on my guitar
then to Deep Purple - Highway Star, and i built from there.
On bass, I think it was Black Night by aforementioned band, and from there I went straight to Anesthesia (Pulling Teeth), a couple of other Metallica songs and then to Iron Maiden.

My first non-metal song on the bass was You're The First, My Last, My Everything by Barry White
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For bass, I think the first song I learned was Dance, Dance by Fall Out Boy.

And for guitar, the first song I learned was This Afternoon by Nickelback.

Hell yeah! Lightning Wentz is awesome!

Anyways... Mine was technically Feel Good, Inc. by Gorillaz, but I had started learning Orion and Anesthesia (Pulling Teeth) on guitar (the bass part for the former though) about a month or so before I got my first bass. On guitar... I think it was some of the chords of House of the Rising Sun. And trombone - Twinkle Twinkle Little Star.
Bass - Smells Like teen spirit :P
Guitar - come as you are

Now, in 5 years, I barely know any songs, I always end up making my own riffs and songs.
i'd memorised parts of Seven Nation Army by White Stripes and Holiday in Cambodia by Dead Kennedys but i think the first full song was Helloween's cover of Judas Priest's The Hellion/Electric Eye
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When backstage and talkin to the ladies i always go with the ¨Mines is bigger than theirs¨ argument as me bro holds hes guitar and i take out my bass... It works wonders @,@

Gear list:
Squire Affinity P-Bass
Ashdown Mag300 Evo II
Boss ODB-3
The first song I remember learning was Sweet Child O Mine, not sure what was actually my first ever song though.
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First song I learnt was Holiday by Greenday
All I want is for everyone to go to hell...
...It's the last place I was seen before I lost myself

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Haha, good topic :p

The first song I learned is Asche Zu Asche of Rammstein (and also in the same time Smells Like Teen Spirit)...
it was either
For Whom the Bell Tolls - Metallica
Don't Dream it's Over - Crowded House
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
or Seasons in the Abyss - Slayer
15 years ago is too damn long ago to remember
Rage Against The Machine - Killing in The Name

Played it all night long when I first got my bass.
Dance Dance fallout boy...dint know how much of a jerk pete wentz was till later -.-
The one i love by REM i think its called. i was like 8
first song on bass was greed by nirvana a couple years after.
then i picked up the bass for real
I Believe In A Thing Called Love by The Darkness.

Great song.
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Squier Precision Bass Special in Antique Burst (LH)
Rotosound Swing 66s, 45-105

On slapping on a bass:
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pretend its a woman
i have no helpful advice

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