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Guitar 101

4 Note Blues Solo

You’d be surprised what a sweet sound and a great combination 4 notes can be when applied to a solo. Blues Legends like BB King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, and Eric Clapton, have all used a combination of 4 notes to create magic in their solos. Hard to believe? Well, let’s examine 4 notes in the key of A. Below I’ve got tab to indicate the notes. In the key of A you will be dealing with G, A, C, D. Those are the notes but it’s the technique and rythmic patterns, that really give this 4 note blues a kick!

4 Note Blues Solo Key Of A    (G, A, C, D)

6th string     —-8—-10—
5th string     —-8—-10—

4 Note Blues Solo Key Of E    (D, E, G, A)

6th string     —-3—–5—
5th string     —-3—–5—

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January 12, 2012 - Posted by | Uncategorized

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