How To: Play "Tennessee Blues"

Play "Tennessee Blues"

How to Play "Tennessee Blues"

Although mainly demonstrational, this video shows you how to play "Tennessee Blues" on guitar. This video is intended for advanced players who learn easily by watching or listening. Read the useful tips posted below to aid your guitar learning:

Some singers and songwriters lurk in the undergrowth - influential but largely unknown in popular terms - people like Eddie Hinton, Dan Penn - and the great Bobby Charles.

There must be some footage of Bobby out there somewhere - perhaps in the bits not used in Scorsese's "The Last Waltz". This video is a tribute to Bobby, and has been artificially aged to suit the occasion! However, better to buy the records - when you can get them.

Here are the basic chords:
B / / [lead-in]
E / / E / B E / / E / /
B / / F#m / / B / / B / /
E / / E / B E / / E / /
B / / F#m / / B / / B / /
E / / E / / E7 / / E7 / /
A / / F#m / / B7 / / B7 / /
E / / E / A E / / B / /

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