Duke Robillard

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Born Under A Bad Sign


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Born Under A Bad Sign > Solo

Hi Friends,

This week we complete working on Born Under A Bad Sign. We are taking the lead guitar from the solo to the end of the song. Albert's actual solo on the recording is only 4 measures but it perfectly states what needs to be said. We learn his solo plus I talk about how to extend the form for a longer solo and demonstrate a few more Albert riffs. We cover the vocal fills and outro also. My favorite guitar licks are the last few lines before the fade out.






Topics and/or subjects covered in this lesson:
Chicago Blues

Backing Track

Print Print Chords & Tab

Loop 0:00 Run-Through of Solo


Download the Sheet Music PDF


Loop 0:26 Breakdown of Solo and Albert's Technique

Loop 8:45 Additional Albert King Riffs

Loop 11:20 Extended Solo Practice Loop

Loop 12:00 Last Verse and Closing Thoughts





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Bruce Dumes
Bruce Dumes Apr 30, 2017

Hey Duke! So here's an attempt at the whole tune. What a great song and so much fun to play! Thanks for the great lesson! Bruce

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