Watch the Soul Dressing online guitar lesson by Jay Williams from 50 Soul Guitar Licks You Must Know
This Steve Cropper chordal lick is a descending passage from Booker T. and the MG’s tune ‘Soul Dressing’. The lick outlines a chord progression from Gm to Gm/maj7 to Gm7 to C9. The lick itself is in G Dorian.This chord progression is often used and I call it the Michelle bridge. The Beatles used it in that song in 1965, the same year as ‘Soul Dressing’ was released.Also listen to the bridge in ‘Oye Como Va’ of Carlos Santana or the verse of Gary Moore’s ‘Story of the Blues’. Let’s check out lick number 5.