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Blues Turnarounds 1

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Blues guitar turnarounds, yes there are many of those. They tend to be all fairly similar though, and here is a simple one, here played in the key of A.

I know quite a few turnarounds and also variations on them. If you are interested in learning a few more, let me know, I will make a few more of these blues turnarounds.

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luigi said...


Comment added on November 03, 2012
Daniel Chatelain said...

The PDF file was as played, but the GP5 file sounded right, but was only showing one string displayed on my GP6 mobile. It shows the same way on Tab Toolkit.
Great turnaround, though. I have just the song to use it on. I always love your lessons, as they are clear and concise.

Comment added on November 02, 2012
Mark said...

Good Stuff as usual Robert. Thanks;.always good to have an arsenal.

Comment added on January 20, 2012
hillbilly joe said...

Thanks for the lesson Robert

Was able to get the triplets feeling down with a reasonable sense of rhythm at 85 bpm on the metronome. Hope to see a lot more of these blues lessons.

hillbilly joe

Comment added on August 06, 2009
greg estes said...

Thanks for all the hard work you do on all the lessons. I work 14-16 hours a day and have limeted time to squeeze in my guitar and your lessons help with that, Keep up the good work.

Comment added on July 06, 2009
John Asher said...

Way to go Robert! Slow and easy does it every time.I like the no talking direct approach.

Comment added on July 06, 2009
bryan Holets said...

Great lesson Robert. Please post some other turnarounds!

Comment added on July 05, 2009
Joe said...

Hi Robert!

I cannot thank you enough,for the awesome job you are doing.I enjoy your guitar lessons very much,you try and make the lessons as simple as possible,I love it,especially playing my favorite guitar songs.Can you send me a video of Scuttle Buttin,I have learned the main riff,I would like to learn the guitar solo,I love the the tune.
Thank you once again.
Keep on rocking.

Comment added on July 04, 2009
Paul Williams said...

This is very nice, Robert. For me, your usual verbal description is always most helpful given the level at which I am playing right now.

Comment added on July 04, 2009
Stefan said...

Robert, once again you have shown what a good guitarteacher you are!! More of these + a Roberts ultimate 25 licks DVD?????

Thanks for being an inspiration to all of us guitarplayers!


Comment added on July 04, 2009
Gary L Green said...

There wasn't much to it so no, no verbal instruction needed. Tab and .gp5 file always appreciated.

Thank you.

Comment added on July 04, 2009

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New Course - Comping with Triads -

Learn 6 common chord progressions.
"You are simply the best teacher on the internet. Always cool, explain things well, and relevant stuff for beginners to advanced players. Even my kids are into your lessons now!"

I was chosen as the 2013 Next Top Guitar Instructor at Truefire!