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Blues Turnarounds Lick 4

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This turnaround lick in E is inspired by Stevie Ray Vaughan. I think he played this turnaround on one of his popular tunes, I just can't remember which one it was. It sounds cool played at a moderate tempo. I don't think it sounds so exciting at slower tempos. Have a look at the TAB or the GP5 files if the video isn't helpful enough. Oh, and I made a mistake when I said C7 and B7. Those chords I played are in fact inversions of C9 and B9... just in case the theory police is watching. I do know music theory quite well, regardless of what some youtube commenters might think! haha!

By the way, maybe I should have explained the shuffle rhythm parts over B and A more, but I figured most people would know this already. Maybe, maybe not, but it's in the TAB and GP5 files.

Hope you enjoy this lick - and if you do or don't, please let me know regardless! I appreciate all feedback.

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Comments on this video lesson:

Brad said...

I'm pretty sure the tune was "trouble is knocking". thank you so much for the lesson, very very well done and easy to follow.

Comment added on February 25, 2010
Joe said...

Thanks for these lessons. I need more turn arounds.

Comment added on September 30, 2009
hillbilly joe said...

hey robert

cool
just picked up my guitar and gave it a shot, need a lot more time but hey, I'll get it

thanks

Comment added on September 29, 2009

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New Course - Comping with Triads -

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