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Mean Old World

Introduction Breakdown

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Mean Old World > Introduction Breakdown

We're re-issuing one of Jerry's most popular lessons with re-mastered video and updated loop points. From Jerry:

Here's the breakdown of the intro for Little Walter's "Mean Old World". This starts on the five chord and involves warbling while tongue blocking (something we haven't done before) and a slide from 3 draw to 1 draw that requires precise bent notes as you go from the third hole to the second hole. Be sure to click on the link to Little Walter's original version.

Bb harp in key of F.






Topics and/or subjects covered in this lesson:

Print Print Chords & Tab

Bb Harp in the Key of F.

Loop 0:00 Rick Playing the Intro

Loop 0:37 Breakdown First Part of Intro

Loop 5:14 Practice Loop of First Part of Intro

Loop 5:28 Breakdown of Second Part of Intro

Loop 7:12 Practice Loop of Whole Intro

Loop 8:09 Closing Thoughts





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Gordi Brown
Gordi Brown Dec 09, 2020

thanks so much Jerry ..


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