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You’ll Work Down to Me Someday, Part 2: Solos

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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You’ll Work Down to Me Someday, Part 2: Solos
You’ll Work Down to Me Someday, Part 2: Solos
 
Learn two solos to “You’ll Work Down to Me Someday” in this lesson. The first solo is similar to the accompaniment you learned, but fleshed out a bit, since you don’t have to leave room for the vocal. The second solo moves up the neck and starts with the chord position you used for the A7 chord, but this time it is used for a D7 chord. This is followed by a minor pentatonic run and an alternating bass pattern on a G7 position, before finishing like the first solo. Orville also shows you a couple variations you can try that echo the first solo.

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