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02-14-2008, 12:05 AM
hey can anyone hook me up with some tabs to some good blues rhythm guitar? somethin intermediate to advanced please. Thanks
02-14-2008, 12:16 AM
You mean like 12 Bar patterns? Or Walking Patterns? 7th Chords?
Anyways, this site has a bunch of good stuff that you can learn off of. http://12bar.de/rhythm.php
02-14-2008, 12:19 AM
walking patterns and 7ths, i dont know much about em... thanks for the site though
02-14-2008, 03:11 PM
any suggestions, anyone?
02-25-2008, 03:15 AM
02-25-2008, 03:25 AM
A walking pattern is basically what Pride and Joy is. Or the bass on most blues that has a 12/8 time signature.
Personally, i dig the single chord, repetitive riff type stuff like Catfish Blues, Smokestack Lightning, and a bunch of John Lee Hooker tunes.
02-25-2008, 03:35 AM
when talking about walking patterns,
look at videos on youtube
"uptown shuffle" or "downtown shuffle"
"texas shuffle"<pride and joy, or if you are good, "Rude Mood"
listen to "Cry before I go" by John Lee Hooker, it has a great descending shuffle Rhythm
A song with a nice (not hard) but good sounding rhythm is "Strange Brew" by Cream, its just a nice way to add a little complexity to your music.
I don't know if that really helps, because I don't know anything regarding theory other than the absolute basics, but I hope it does.
02-25-2008, 10:06 AM
Ooooh thats what that is called. I knew what it was, just didnt know the proper name. Thanks for clearing that up guys
03-01-2008, 07:42 AM
See my post in the thread asking for acoustic blues.
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