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This week we will review the song Big Road Blues. This is a simple song, but pay attention to the rhythm of the sections of the song to get on the right path. Follow my foot tapping as you go along. We will discuss singing with the tune more next week. Thanks.

Topics and/or subjects covered in this lesson:
Drop D Tuning
Corey Harris
Tommy Johnson
Drop D Tuning
Big Road Blues

Print Print Chords & Tab

Background listening: Big Road Blues by Tommy Johnson

loop @ 0:38 thumb brushing and alternating bass

loop @ 4:18 part to practice this week

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Alex Barbera
Alex Barbera Aug 28, 2012

@Corey...here's my last video recordin..Just tried to change something according to Tommy Johnson and Rory block Version....Today I've started workin also on Devele Wague of Ali Farka...It's in the album African blues....Is it in open a minor????? I've tried it standard but it was more difficoult to play...what do you think about it? could you take a look at the second part of the video? 

Semi and I have been listening a lot in these days your album...It's really nice...My fav are Grandmama, runaway and Bam Bam

 
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