Dennis Gruenling

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Lookin' Sharp

Seventh Chorus Breakdown

Hi All -

This week I pick up where I left off last, which is the 7th chorus and in 3rd Position of this tribute to George Smith. We start right in with some low-end bends, and some of these notes on a G harmonica will be real low, including the whole step bend on 2 draw and the step-and-a-half bend on the 3 draw, so spend some time working on your bending all the way down in your airstream! In Chorus 7 we also deal with repeated riffs to build tension, something George did a lot.

Take a deep breath and dig in!

- Dennis Gruenling



Topics and/or subjects covered in this lesson:
Key of A
G Harp
George Harmonica Smith
Lookin Sharp
Dennis Gruenling

Backing Track

Print Print Chords & Tab

G Harp in the Key of A

Loop 0:00 Run-Through of 6th and 7th Chrous

Loop 0:47 I Chord Breakdown

Loop 1:46 IV / I Chord Breakdown

Loop 2:27 Practice Loop of First 8 Bars

Loop 2:55 Breakdown of Last 4 Bars

Loop 4:08 Practice Loop of 7th Chorus

Loop 4:48 Practice Loop of 6th and 7th Chorus




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Robert Oct 09, 2015

Dennis!  I've always just avoided George, I!  Anyone talk bad about G

eorge we gonna scrap.  Thanks for giving back.

Dennis Gruenling
Dennis Gruenling Oct 14, 2015

George is often overlooked for sure! For many years (since the 90's) I've been telling people about him and trying to spread awareness of his awesome style and techniques. Still one of my biggest influences and he really did influence pretty much most, if not ALL, of the top players out there in some way. Thanks for diggin' this! 

tim james
tim james Oct 09, 2015

mate thats a cool riff

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