Watch the Left Alone online guitar lesson by Corey Congilio from Solo Factory: Texas Blues

This will sound great over any chord however we’re going to start on the I chord here. This lick is a great way to start a slow blues. I remember learning this idea from Arlen Roth many years ago. I then heard SRV do it in Cold Shot. I enjoy playing this idea over a slow blues so, I thought I’d include it. What you want to take from this lick is merely the double stop/hybrid picking idea. By keeping the high A note ringing, we achieve a cool droning sound that is haunting when played over a slow blues. I kept the approach to this one simple so that you could wrap your fingers around it quickly. Gaining independence with your appendages takes time so, practice this slowly and get a good sound before trying to implement it.

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