Texas Blues Rhythm Guitar Lesson – 12 Bar & Strumming Pattern

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Hello friends,
and welcome back to Swiftlessons for another rhythm guitar tutorial. In today’s session I’ll be breaking down a useful Texas Blues style strumming pattern over a 12 bar blues in the key of E. In this video we will study three common dominant 7 chord shapes, a basic 12 bar blues progression, and percussive strumming techniques. Let’s get started!

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  1. I've always wondered what makes Texas blues Texas, Chicago blues chicago, St.Louis blues St. Luis, Detroit blues Detroit, etc? Any insight would be welcomed. Thanks.

  2. I love rythm guitar lessons. Lead guitar is great but rythm gets the foot tapping

  3. I like your teaching..

  4. Very nice

  5. Great lesson! Thanks!!

  6. Super

  7. “Over a 1,4,5 progression in the key of E” don’t know what that’s means and I’m not going to pretend I do

  8. Thanks

  9. Can you dig it? Yes I can. Thanks for the video. The Blues never gets old. If it did, it would have a century ago. lol

  10. Great! thanksss

  11. This is great! You have one of the best channels out here to learn stuff. You are one of the best. I have a question, have you ever done a lesson Stevie Ray Vaughn's Pride and Joy, the Electric Guitar version. I can't quite get that Texas Shuffle Rhythm right. I can't get it to groove right? Can you help? Thank you!

  12. Texas flood?

  13. great lesson loads of fun and possibility's

  14. Great lesson, thanks – Keep 'em comin'!

  15. I rarely follow lessons other than you and when I wanted to learn the guitar solo of bohemian rhapsody you uploaded it the very next day, I was like , how did you come to know , what I want to learn. Please can you make a tutorial of I want it all by queen, all guitar parts.

  16. Thanks so much to my Patrons for keeping this channel going, your tablature and Guitar Pro 7 file is available at:

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