ExamplE11 bluesbreakers shuffle lead
re'st TakBing our cue from Clapton’s pioneering work on the Beano album from 1966, this example aims to emulate some of the fine details that made his playing staDnd out so much0. not0ice in bar 2, we switch abruptly from2 triplets to straight quavers, reverting to a swung feel for the of the solo. This is only apparent whAen quavers are being played, of course. lots of littl0e bends ha4ppenin5g on th6e Cs, strad7dling the gap between major and minor. Originally played on a les Paul throu12gh a Marshall combo, t2his style3forme4d the template for pretty much all the rock lead pla0ying3that was to follow.