Watch the Boogie Woogie Rhythm online guitar lesson by Mark Wilson from Blue Grooves

This is a popular shuffle rhythm that has been heard on countless recordings throughout the years. From B.B. King to Stevie Ray Vaughn, all the great blues guitarist have put their own stamp on this pattern. The bass plays quarter notes to lay down a strong groove with the drums, while the guitar doubles the bass playing shuffle using eighth notes. This rhythm will work at any speed and, by experimenting, you can change the feel by changing the tempo. Visit Stevie Ray Vaughn at

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