Watch the Shuffle Blues online guitar lesson by Jeff McErlain from Blues Survival Guide: Rhythm Edition

There is nothing like this laid back shuffle feel to play over, one of my favorite feels and a challenge to get right. The trick is to listen to the drummer, well actually, you should always be listening to the drummer! Just listen to the track and focus in on the snare drum and even the way the song is counted in, that's the feel we are going for. A real help can be the right hand chugging those eighth notes again, that swing 1+2+3+4+ feel in the right hand really pulls it together. I have also added in a bridge which is a cool blues variation by going to the IV7 chord.