Watch the Riffs Inside online guitar lesson by Corey Congilio from Rhythm Factory: Texas Blues

Many of the great bluesmen didn't play a lot of rhythm guitar at all. However, their music was all about the groove. They usually had great bands that held it down while they sang, played fills and improvised. You have to listen closely to folks like Freddie King to hear what his rhythm player was doing. Here's an example of that. We'll hit more of these examples as we progress through the course. Try this one out.