Howlin' Wolf Songs

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Smokestack Lightning Howlin' Wolf

In this blues tutorial, Anders Mouridsen will teach you "Smokestack Lightning", by Howlin' Wolf. This is a one-chord blues based around a repeating riff, and after an overview of the song and talking about the gear and tones Anders will break down that main riff. Next up will be the supporting rhythmic line that's played along with the riff; then you'll learn some variations to the main riff. We'll cap it all off with a play along, then you take over in the jam along.

Published: 05/23/2012 Upgrade
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Little Red Rooster Howlin' Wolf

In this tutorial Anders will show you "Little Red Rooster" with all the classic, authentic blues tone, licks and tricks using an open A tuning.

Published: 07/17/2014 Upgrade
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Killing Floor Howlin' Wolf

Tom will show you both guitars in this iconic blues tune, including the verses and the solo.

Published: 08/08/2016 Upgrade
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Killing Floor (Made Easy) Howlin' Wolf

Mike will show you the made easy acoustic part arranged for this classic blues song. If you’re up for a challenge, there is a bonus lesson to learn how to play the song with an 8th note triplet swing rhythm, as well as play the riff melody heard throughout the tune. This song uses open 7th chords, the 12 bar blues form, and a steady strumming pattern.

Published: 01/20/2022 Upgrade