Watch the Sqwawkin' online guitar lesson by David Grissom from Open Road Blues
This track is called “Sqwawkin’,” named after the song “Sqwawk” off my record 10,000 Feet. We’ll run through the head, rhythm, and solo parts showing you variations that can be done over each chorus. In the rhythm part, we’ll look at moving from playing the chords as they are in the head part, to adding in a Pete Townsend and Keith Richards style melody. The solo section keeps the spirit of the song alive—staying raw and aggressive while introducing the MIxolydian mode as well as some descending double stops.