How To Play Bass Guitar To Start Me Up – Rolling Stones – Bill Wyman Heres the next in our mini series of how to play bass lessons on Rolling Stones tunes. This lesson looks at a bass line that will get you through the song START ME UP. There are only two sections to the tune – the verse and the chorus. But the original line has subtle variations of rhythm and approach notes all the way through. Ive simplified this so you can play something authentic – but yet appear to be playing spontaneously.