Mov­ing from E to A

TRACK 81

Total Guitar - - THE TURNAROUND / LIGHTNIN’ HOPKINS -

Shift­ing to an A chord, as you would in a 12-bar blues in E, this idea com­bines ac­com­pa­ny­ing bass notes and a higher reg­is­ter lead line. The slides and quar­ter-tone bends were adopted en­thu­si­as­ti­cally by the gen­er­a­tion of elec­tric blues and rock play­ers that would fol­low.

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