Blues lesson#2

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Learn the Blues classic before you acuse me.

 Section one of this song is a standard blues intro.That can be used in many songs.remember it as it will serve you well in the future.


Section 1

   The first thing you encounter here is the slide.You want to hit the first two notes with one down stroke and let the open string ring out while you slide to the 5th fret on the second string.So you should end up with the second string ringing on the 5th fret and the first string ringing open.Click here to hear the audio example of this.Example .The rest is fairly simple the chord is based on the B7.Click here to hear an audio example of the entire section.Example.

---0----0-----0-----0-----0---0-------2-2-2-0-|
---1\-5---5-3---3-2---2-1---1-0-------0-0-0-0-|
--------------------------------------2-2-2-0-|
--------------------------------------1-------|
--------------------------------0-1-2-2-------|
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Section 2 This section is a standard blues shuffle used over and over again in the blues.It is self explanatory.So take a look at the Tab and listen to the sound file by clicking here.Example ----------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------------- ----------------------------------------------------------------- -----------------0-2-2-4-2-5-2-4-0------------------------------- --2-2-4-2-2-2-4--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-4-2-2-2-4-2-2-2-4-2-2-2-4- --0-0-0-0-0-0-0--------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
Section 3 This is basicly a repeat of the section above just a little diffrent order. So again check out the Tab and listen to the example by clicking here. Example ---------------------------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------------------------------------- ---------------------------------------------------------------------- --0-2-2-4-2-5-2-4-0-----2-2-4-2-5-2-4-0------------------------------- --0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-4-2-2-2-4-2-2-2-4-2-2-2-4- ----------------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
Section 4 This section is part of the basic shuffle the first chord shape is a B7. Notice the three open strings after the B7 chord they are put there to try to liven up the sound but are not nesecary.click here to here the example. Example -2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0---------------------------------- -0--0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0---------------------------------- -2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-0---------------------------------- -1--1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1-1----2-2-4-2-5-2-4-0----------------- -2--2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2-2----0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-2-2-4-2-2-2-4-2- -----------------------------------------0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-
Section 5 This section is a standard Blues turn around that is used time and again in the blues.Again remeber this as it will serve you well in the future. Click here to hear the audio example.Example ---2-------0-------2--2-2-0-- ---0-------0-------0--0-0-0-- ---2-------0-------2--2-2-0-- ---1---------------1--------- -2-2-2-1-0---0-1-2-2--------- -----------------------------
Section 6 This section puts it all together.You should have no problem figuring out the exact order to put the sections in.They follow in order by section until the turnaround then they are repeated.click here to hear the end result and what you should sound like at this point.Example