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Lesson 4

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In this series of lessons we are going to take a close look at Pee Wee Crayton's classic 1948 Blues guitar hit, "Blues Ater Hours." In the fourth lesson we are going to look at the fourth chorus and ending of Blues After Hours.

Topics and/or subjects covered in this lesson:
texas blues

Print Print Chords & Tab

For the start of the 4th chorus, the two chords are

%X/X.X/X.5/1.6/3.5/2.6/4[Gdim] %X/X.X/X.5/3.4/2.3/1.3/1[G]

The next riff on the I is

$4.5 $3.5^v 5 $4. 5 $3.5.$2.5 $3. 3h5p3 $4.5 |

The following riff is

$4.5 $3.3h4 /5 /6 /7 $5.5 | $5./7 $4.5 7^ 7 5 $5./5 $4.4 5 |

The turnaround and the open riff / theme are the same from previous weeks.  The chords for the ending are

%X/X.X/X.X/X.6/2.5/1.6/3[Gdim] %X/X.X/X.5/3.4/2.3/1.X/X[G]

and finally. 

%X/X.X/X.X/X.10/1.10/1.10/1 %X/X.X/X.X/X.11/1.11/1.11/1 %X/X.X/X.X/X.12/1.12/1.12/1


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Duke Robillard
Duke Robillard May 17, 2015

Hi Bruce, I'm glad that it's working for you. Thanks! Duke

Duke Robillard
Duke Robillard May 17, 2015

Hello Boyd, Thank you. I will see if we can have my recording of this posted. That is what I am teaching from here. Thanks, Duke

Boyd R
Boyd R May 17, 2015

What a  great lesson, It would be very helpful to play the whole song without out any interruption so I know what is going on, i'm a little confused on the last course, If i could get someone to play the tune for me that would help.

Bruce Todd
Bruce Todd Nov 15, 2011

Thanks for another clear lesson Duke. I need to practice this tune some, but I defintely feel like it's coming together.

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