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Slide Question Answered

 A Youtube viewer emailed me a question about slide guitar.  If you have a topic you want me to discuss or teach about then shoot me an email and I'll make a video response!


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B.B. King blues scale lesson




B.B. King Blues Scale key of A
e|------------------10 12-10--------------------------------------------------|
B|--------10-12-13------------13-12-10----------------------------------------|
G|--9-11--------------------------------11-9----------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
A|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|
E|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

Licks
e|-----------|--------------|---------------|---------------------------------|
B|------10~--|------10-10~--|----------10~--|--12b(14)-12pb(14)r------10~-----|
G|--12-------|--/12---------|--9-11-9-------|---------------------11----------|
D|-----------|--------------|---------------|---------------------------------|
A|-----------|--------------|---------------|---------------------------------|
E|-----------|--------------|---------------|---------------------------------|

e|-------------------------------|--12-11(p)10--------------------------------|
B|--12b(13)-12pb(13)r------10~---|--------------13(p)12-10---------10~--------|
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Open G Tuning - Chords

Here's some chordal ideas for an acoustic blues in open G tuning (D G D G B D).




G & G7 chords
D|-------0----3----5----9-----12----------------------------------------------|
B|-------0----3----6----8-----12----------------------------------------------|
G|-------0----4----7----10----12----------------------------------------------|
D|-------0----0----0----0-----0-----------------------------------------------|
G|-------0----0----0----0-----0-----------------------------------------------|
D|----------------------------------------------------------------------------|

C & C7 Chords …
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Slide Guitar Lesson

Here's a lesson I've had a few requests for over the years.  i'm using open A tuning (E A E A C# E).  All of these ideas are traditional blues licks that you will hear in the playing of Muddy…
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Pallet On the Floor - Mississippi John Hurt

Here's an acoustic finger picking song.  Everything should be explained in the video and/or tablature.  You can listen to the original Mississippi John Hurt version here.  Let me know if you have any questions.





e|-------------------------------------------------3-------------------3----------|
B|-------3-1--------------3-------1-----------------------------1-----------------|
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Money solo - Pink Floyd

Here's a tune that one of my students and I were working on.  The solo uses the B minor pentatonic scale almost exclusively, with the exception of a couple of passing tones, and one bent tone on the 4th line. …
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All Hands Against His Own - The Black Keys

This week I thought it might be fun to post a transcription of a song I've been enjoying by The Black Keys.  It's called All Hands Against His Own and it's off an album called Rubber Factory.  The song uses…
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Ideas about Practicing

Welcome to my new guitar lesson blog.  I thought it would be fun to include a weekly blog about guitar instruction on my website so I can share licks, exercises, songs, chord progressions and musical ideas with those who are…
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