Watch the Hoochie Mama: Rhythm 2 online guitar lesson by Andy Aledort from Jam Night Vol. 3

The primary A minor pentatonic riff is moved up to fifth position in this second take of rhythm guitar, wherein the pinkie is used to fret the low C at the eighth fret of the sixth string, and index and ring fingers are used to sound the other notes in the riff. In bar 8 into bar 9, the fifth and flatted seventh of A, E and G, respectively, slide up a whole step to F# and A, the major third and fifth of the four chord, D. At the return to the one chord, A, I play a wide-voiced A7 that allows for some very cool melodic content as it also emulates the sound of an open tuning.