need help w/ blues song


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HIMKTR3000
11-05-2005, 08:08 PM
heres a riff i came up with a while ago. it has a sort of bluesy feel to it.
(standard tuning)


Intro
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|-----5h6h7-5h6h7-5h6h7-5h6h7-----------------| 3x's
|-5-8---------------------------------------------------|

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|-5-6-7-5-3vvv-3-0----------------------------------|
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Verse
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|-7~-x-6~-x-55555555-----------------------------| 4x's
|-6~-x-5~-x-44444444-----------------------------|
|-7~-x-6~-x-55555555-----------------------------|

h-hammer-on
x-mute
~-let ring
vvv-vibrato


Thats all i have so far and theres a solo which i made but would take like half an hour to tab.i just need a chorus and a bridge

evvo_gc_fan
11-06-2005, 01:45 PM
try some double stops

D 5
A 5h7

a good bridge riff could be made around these frets. its trademark blues. try around the 12th fret for an awesome sound

phpn00bf4life
11-06-2005, 05:23 PM
try some double stops

D 5
A 5h7

a good bridge riff could be made around these frets. its trademark blues. try around the 12th fret for an awesome sound


That pretty much sums it up.

For the chorus (i dont' normally write blues) why not base it somewhat around your verse?

Crit For crit? http://www.ultimate-guitar.com/forum/showthread.php?t=278062

S2-GreenDay-S2
11-07-2005, 09:44 PM
the intro part was really good. i didnt like the formation of the chords in the chorus. i cant give any good advice to help.