Watch the Join Up: Lead 1 online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Blues Guitar Greatest Hits Vol. 3
Join Up: Lead 1 is a video guitar lesson presented by Jam Night Vol. 3
For the first example of soloing over this groove, I adopt what I think of s a "Freddie King" type approach via the use of very melodic blues-style phrases: over the open figure, brief single-note phrases are played between the low D root note accents. Over the verse, I begin by emulating a vocal-type melody but then switch to R&B-style sixths to add harmonized melodic figures that relate to the five chord, A, and the four chord, G.