ExAMPLE5 heavy blues Riff

Guitar Techniques - - LESSON: R&B -

in­spi∞reºd This blues riff≥isEd7e­sig≥ned to≥work over ≤bars 7-10 of a ≤regular 12-b≤ar se­quence in E (chords I7-V7-IV7). The style of this riff owes much to Chicago

as4Joh.n Blues­men such Lee Hooker, who were a big in­flu­ence on the young Town­shend. How­ever, what made riffs just like this one sound new and ex­cit­ing in the 60s was not the note choices but the heavy, fuzzed-out sound of the gui­tar.

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