daybell
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Join date: Dec 2006
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#1
I'm required to write a 12 bar blues song for my guitar class. we're supposed to use the standard 2h4 repeated. . like we all know as a very simple blues pattern, also used in the Grateful Dead song: Truckin'

if anyone can give me something more original sounding for the 12step blues pattern itd be great. ill use it to build a song around.

ps. as long as its still 12 bar blues, feel free to go outside the box. =]. any 12step riffs or chords would be appreciated.
Last edited by daybell at Mar 9, 2008,
812many
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#2
so you wanna make a 12 bar, and the rhythm is already layed out for you? So what are you asking us for?
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#3
do you mean 12-bar blues?
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#4
alright, i think i managed to decypher what you said. You could do it in 5/4.
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#6
Make a standard 12 bar blues in E for example:

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e-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0
B-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0
G-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0
D-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0
A-2-2-4-4-5-5-4-5-4
E-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0-0

And solo around it in the E minor blues scale.


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