Watch the Stadium Boogie online guitar lesson by David Hamburger from Focus On: Standard Tuning Slide

As sixties blues-rock evolved into seventies arena rock, slide guitar came along for the ride. Our concluding tune both pours open- and closed-position slide licks over an amped-up John Lee Hooker-style boogie groove. As with “Red Guitar,” we’re focusing primarily on the middle two strings as a way to evoke the sound of open G tuning, only this time capoed to the second fret to play in the key of A.