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Guitar Lesson – Octave Double Stops
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Guitar Lesson – Guess I’ll Come Back: Performance
This example is a nice groove with a 4-bar chord progression in the key of G minor. There’s a song called “If You Want Me to Stay” by Sly & the Family Stone that has very similar chords, and also the verses in “Sunny” by Bobby Hebb are pretty close. Not identical, but the same idea I would say.
Guitar Lesson – Guess I’ll Come Back: Breakdown 1
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Guitar Lesson – Guess I’ll Come Back: Breakdown 2
Now let’s break down the solo. In this I use both chords and single note licks. They use some of the more interesting notes in those chords, like flat nines and sharp nines.
Guitar Lesson – Here, Take This: Performance
This is a funky groove in the key of D. It’s actually two 8-bar segments. The first one — what I would call the verse part — is a 2-bar pattern with different D chord shapes that is repeated 4 times. This is followed by what I would call the bridge part.
Guitar Lesson – Here, Take This: Breakdown
Let’s break this down. This takes us through an F–G–D chord progression. This is a III–IV–I progression, with some nice double stops, funky chord riffs using ninth chords and a short single note run before going back to the verse part.
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