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James Alley Blues

Mike Oppenheim (931) · [archive]
Style: Blues · Level: Intermediate · Tempo: 120
Pages: 1 2 3

James Alley Blues is a classic 12 bar blues in its most basic form. The progression is as follows:

| D | D | D | D |

| G | G | D | D |

| A | A | D | D ||

The version of the tune taught here is as played by Roger McGuinn. This lesson consists the introduction and one iteration of the verse.

In this version of the blues form there is no turnaround.
James Alley Blues
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Mike Oppenheim (931) wrote:
Nov 25 2012
An mp3 of me playing this version of James Alley Blues is now available: http://www.wholenote.com/mp130--James-Alley-Blues
Mike Oppenheim (931) wrote:
Jan 24 2013
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