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Shuffle on Home, Part 1: Riff and Rhythm

This lesson is part of the course Blues Guitar with Orville Johnson.
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Become a complete blues player through these lessons in country blues fingerpicking, blues lead guitar, and bottleneck slide, with great technique lessons and blues songs from Robert Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, and more.
 
 
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In this lesson you’ll learn a fingerstyle arrangement of the folk-blues classic “Make Me a Pallet on Your Floor” inspired by the playing of Mississippi John Hurt. Orville plays the song through and then explains the guitar part phrase by phrase. He also explains how you can alter the lengths of some of the chords, depending on how you hear the song, something that John Hurt and other great blues singers and guitarists did all the time.
 
 
 
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Shuffle on Home  
 
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Shuffle on Home, Part 1: Riff and Rhythm
Shuffle on Home, Part 1: Riff and Rhythm
 
In this lead guitar lesson, you’ll learn “Shuffle on Home,” a tune that Orville composed in the style of some of the blues guitar instrumentals that were popular in the 1950s and ‘60s. They usually had a swingin’ shuffle rhythm and 12-bar blues chord structure, and so does “Shuffle on Home.” You’ll learn the melody, some solos, a recurring riff, and a rhythm guitar figure. Orville starts by showing you the riff that runs through the whole song. He also shows you the rhythm guitar part he plays for “Shuffle on Home,” which includes a few different chord voicings played on the top three or four strings: a G6 chord and C9 and D9 voicings played with just three notes. You can practice playing the riff and rhythm with Orville’s Rhythm Buddies using the audio Play-Along Track at right.

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