Watch the Mississippi Blues 7 online guitar lesson by Tim Sparks from Post-Modern Fingerstyle Blues

Following yet another variation of the Delta turnaround, we're into some three-note chord shapes that recall Freddie Green (1911–1987), who's still recognized today as the consummate rhythm player. In keeping with Freddie's style, a little minimalism can go a long way, especially when an arrangement gets complex. Next we're into a very distinct section featuring a a sound you don't often hear played on a guitar, with a boogie bass in 4/4 against upper-string arpeggios in 6/8.

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