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Watch the Slidin' 6ths online guitar lesson by Jeff McErlain from Essentials: Solo Electric Blues

The basis of this blues is the basic old boogie woogie riff we all probably know at this point. Also as we know, that can get a bit boring at times so I have expanded the idea by using 6ths. But if we look at the low notes of each chord we can see it is just a dressed up version of the classic style boogie woogie blues. The hybrid picking is important to playing this one correctly, we can see that the picked notes is just that basic blues pattern. This gives us the option to apply this basically anywhere on a blues. Very cool! The most difficult part here is getting used to hybrid picking itself. It will take some work but it is well worth it, I cannot imagine playing guitar without it. The intro of the tune is kind of tricky but it is not essential to playing the blues, so if it is sticking you up, skip it and come back. It is a fun one for sure and I threw it in as a cool bonus and hopefully it will inspire you to check out Earl Hooker if you don't already know his work.