Watch the Funky Town online guitar lesson by Joe Dalton from 50 Acoustic Blues Licks You MUST Know

The sliding tri-tone is the same idea that you hear in James Brown’s "I Feel Good". The bass line is a simple root bass with notes that lead into it, sometimes chromatic and 5, b7, to the root. The first chord is a form similar to the first barre chord we learn, like the open E. The second chord form is just like the 1st position C7th chord.