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Basic Blues Shuffle

Jim Burger (4613) · [archive]
Style: Blues · Level: Beginner · Tempo: 90
Pages: 1 2 3 4

This one has only a couple of differences from the previous one. First of all, the strumming on the low strings is evenly spaced. Secondly, the second measure stays at E instead of going to A. The main addition is the little thingy in the fourth note of each bar -- it's a good chance to practice hammering and pulling.

There's a couple of fancy things in the 8th through 10th measures to play around with -- it's all taken directly from the blues scale, so it's not rocket science but you might want to skip it if it's too tough. The move down from B7 to Bb7 to A7 at the end of the 9th measure is useful and easy to learn. You gotta love the bend from 5th to 7th fret on the high E string in bar 10. If you wanna play blues, you'll have to learn that one sometime!
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