Essential Blues Lessons Part Two: The Shuffle

You’re playing on the downbeat of each bar (1, 2, 3, 4) and also the third sub-beat of each bar:1 2 3, 2 2 3, 3 2 3, 4 2 3Example 2This example follows the same approach, but with single notes instead of chords. A being the 5th fret of the sixth (low E) string, D being the 5th fret of the fifth (A) string and E being the 7th fret of the fifth (A) string.

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