Watch the Section 1: Blues Patterns online guitar lesson by Brad Carlton from Rhythmology

In this section, we'll discuss approaches to a I7 IV7 blues shuffle. You'll have to really dig in and play with some grit to get the right vibe for this track. If you're too polite in your playing, you won't contribute to the drive necessary in this style. Elements covered are dominant family chords, boogie woogie patterns, guide tones, punctuation fills, horn-like licks, voice leading and b3 to 3 moves.
Rhythm Track Overview
Chords: C7 F7
Street Key: C - I7 IV7
Theoretical Key: F - V7 Bb: V7
Modes: CMix FMix
Parent Scales: FMaj BbMaj
Pentatonic Options: CMin Pent CMin Pent, C Blues C Blues, C B.C. F B.C., CMaj Pent FMaj Pent