Jerry Portnoy

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44 Blues

Main Riff

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44 Blues > Main Riff

Here's the lick for "Forty Four" that repeats itself throughout the song. Listen for the tongue slaps and octaves and sing the riff before playing. A harp in key of E.

Topics and/or subjects covered in this lesson:
key of E
Jerry Portnoy
A Harp
44 Blues
Howlin' Wolf

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A Harp in the Key of E. Background listening: Howlin' Wolf: 44 Blues and Eric Clapton: 44 Blues

loop @ 0:40 intro

loop @ 2:17 riff slow

loop @ 3:00 riff breakdown

loop @ 4:24 riff at tempo






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