In this blues song tutorial, Anders Mouridsen will be breaking down the song "Boom Boom", by John Lee Hooker. First we'll talk a bit about the gear and getting the darker, "muffled" tone, then we'll pick apart the main riff and talk about John Lee's unique right hand technique. There's a lot of "free" jamming and soloing in this song, and Anders will break all that down for you. To close, we'll do a full play along performance, and then mute the guitars to you can jam along on your own.
Tom will show you the guitar part in this blues classic. The guitar is a mixture of basic blues riffs that suggest a 12 bar blues form but never makes it to the V (five) chord and doesn’t conform to a regular length form. This is clearly at the root of the blues style and tradition.