Watch the Down and Back online guitar lesson by David Hamburger from Fingerstyle Blues Factory
Of course, we’ve got to try the Son House descending line over an alternating thumb bass too, right? This is that, with, for good measure, the same ascending bass line in measure 2 as in Son House, Somewhat. Extra credit if you noticed that the overall chord shapes formed in measures 3 and 4 resemble those from Tenth Story Walkup. That was originally a I chord lick in E, and now we’re using it to wrap up a turnaround from E back to A. See how I did that?