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Blues
Guitar
Lesson Two
Taught by
Stefan Grossman
SPIKE DRIVER BLUES
Standard Tuning
G
# 4 j j n . j j j
j
& 4 # .
#

0 3 1 3 0
3
0
0
0 0 0
3
0
0
3
0
0
2 2 2
3
0
0
0

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

# j j j j j j
. n .
&

0 1 0
3
0 0 0
3
0
3
0 0 0
3
0
0

2 2
3 3 3 3 3 3

# n . j j
j j
& # .
#

3 1 3 0
0 0 0
3
0
0
3
0
0
2 2 2
3
0
0
0

3 3 3 3 3 3 3 3

j
# . j j j j j j
& #

3 3 3 3
3
0 0 0
0 3H
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
0
2
3 3 3 3 3 3

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SHAKE SUGAREE
Standard Tuning
G
# 4 . j j j j j j j
& 4 . .


Verse

0 0
3
0
0 3
2
0
0
0
0
0
3
0
0 3
2
0

2
3 3 3 3 3

C
# j
.
&
.

0 0
0 0
1H 1
0
0
1 r 0
1
0
0
1 r
3
0
2
0
0
2H 2
3H 3 o 0 2H 2
3 o 2 P0
3 0
3

#
&
J

0
1
0
0
1 r 0
1
0
0
1
0
0
0
1
0
1
2
0 2H 2
3 o 2 0
3
2
3 o 3
2
3 o 3 3

# j j
# . . .
&

3 0 0 0
0
4
4
0
3
0
3
0
0
2
0
2
3
3 3 3

3
G
# j j j . j j w
# .
&

0 0 3
3
0
0
3
0
2
0
0
2
0
0
0
0
3
0
0
0 0
3 3 2 2 3 3 3 3

# j j j . j j j w
# . .
&

0 3 3
3
0
0
3
0
2
0
0
2
0
0
0 0
0
0 0
3 3 2 2 3 3 3 3

# j
&
# # j #


Break

3 0 3 3 0
0
3 0
0
3
0
3
0
0
0
0
0
0
3 0
0
3

3 3 3 3 3 3

C
# . j j
# j # #
&

3 0 0 0 0 0 0
0
3
0
0
0
0
4
2
4 4
2
4
2
4 4
2
0
3 3 3 3
3 3

4
j j j
# j # # j
. .
&

3 0 3 0 0
0
3
3
0
0
3
0
3
0
0
0
0
1
2
1
0
3 3 3 3 2

j j
#
# .
&
n b



0 0 3 3 3 3 3
1
2
1
0
0
3
1
2
2
1
0
0
0
0
0
2 3
2
3
o

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RAGGED AND DIRTY
Standard Tuning
G C
# 4 # n j j
# n j # } .
& 4 n








1
2 3
0
3
0
2
0
3H 1 P0
0
1 P0
0
0
3
4W
2
1
2
3 3
3 3 3 3 3

G
# j b j
3
j j
& b
# n n b

1 1
1 2H
0
1
3
2
0
0 0
23
0
2
3
0
1
3
2
0
0
3 3 3 3

#
3
j j j j
& # n n b
. # .

1 1 0
0
23
0
2 3
0
1
3
2
0
0 0
4W
0
3 3 3 3 3

G
C
j j j
# n
&
b

3 3 1
1
2 2 2
3
2
3
0
1
3
2
0
0
3 3 3 3
3

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# j j
3

& # n b
# n

1 1 1
0
2 3
0
3
2
0
1
3
2
0
0 0
23
0
2

3 3 3 3 3

D
# j n
j
b n . n # n #
&

1 1 1 2 1 2
3
0
1
3
2
0
0 0
3
0 0
3
0 0
3
0
0 0 0 0
3 3 3

C G
# j j j
3

&
# } . b b
# n

1
4W
2
1
2
1 2H
0
1
3
2
0
0 0
23
0
2

3 3
3 3 3

# j n j j j
3

& b
# n n b

1 1 1
3
0
1
3
2
0
0 0
2 3
0
2
3
0
1
3
2
0
0
3 3 3 3 3

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WILLIE MAE
Standard Tuning

j j n j j n
D A E
### 4 j j
j j
j
#

& 4 #
J
J
5 8 5 8 5 0 0
5 -7
0 0
5 -7
0
7
0
1 -2
1 -2
2 0 1H
3
2
1 -2

0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0

A j
j j j j
A D
### j j n . n n

&

5 3 3 5 8 5 8 5
2
2
2
2
5 -7
0
5 -7 7

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0

A E A A j
E j
j
### j j j j n
j j j
j
& #

0 0 5 3 3 0 4 0
1 -2
2 0 1H
3 1 -2
2
2
0 1H
3
4
5

0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0

D
n
3
A j .
### j j j
& # # j j



J
5 8 5 7HP5 0 0 5 5
7 7 1 1 -2
2 0 1H
3 1 -2
2
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0

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j
A j n j . j
### # #

&

Break J
8 9 14 P12 12 14 8 9
10 13 10

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0 0 0

j
n j .
j j j j
D
###
n
n j


&

14 P12 12 14 5 8 5 8 5
13 5 -7 5 -7 7 -5

0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0

A
A E A
j E j j
# # # # j j j j j

j
j n j

&

0 0 5 3 3 0 4 0
1 -2
2 0 1H
3 1 -2
2
2
0 1H
3
4
5

0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0

D
n
3
A E A j .
### j j j
& # j j



J
5 8 5 7HP5 0 0 5 5
7 7 1 -2
2 0 1H
3 1 -2
2
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
0 0

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SPOONFUL
Dropped D Tuning
j j j % j j j
### 4 j j
4 #
&

# J J

5 5 5 3 5 7 5 7
2
2
1
1
2
2
2
2
2
2
3 7
0
7
0
7

0 0 0 0
0 0

### n

n
j

j
& # #
# #


8 7 5 0 5 3 0 5
0
7
0
1
1
2
2
2
2
1
1
2
2
2
2
0
0 0
0 0

### j j
&
j .



0 0 0 0 2 0 0
1H
0
0
3
0
0 1H
0
0
3
0
0
3
0
3
0
2 2 2 2 0
0

### # n
j
D.S.
& #
# #
J

5 3 0 5
1
1
2
2
2
2
1
1
2
2
2
2
0 0

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TRIBUTE TO ROBERT JOHNSON
Standard Tuning
j . vib.
.. j j j
# # # 12 j n . # j . j
8 # # .
& #
. . . .
J. J. J. J.
simile

9 9 9 7 5
5 -9
8
5 -9 9 7W 5W 5 -9
0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

> > > >j j


# # # n n . . n
n.
.
&
. . . J J #
J
9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 7 8H 7 5 5
8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8
5 -7
8 10H 8
9 7 5
0 0 0 0 0
1

### j n j . j j j # j
& n n

J J n J J
J J J

1
0
2
0
1 1
0
2
0
1
4 -6

2 2 2 1 2 2 2

j j j
# # # .. n j j
. n b # # j
& ( n ) ( )
. .
J J J J J J
5 0 0 0 0
5
}
6
5
4
}
5
4
4 4 -5 4 4 5
0
0 0 0 0 0
0 0 0 0

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### . j j j j
& . n

. . . # . J
J J
0 0 0 0
1H
3 1
0
2
0
1
2

0 0 0 0 1 2 2 2

### j
j j . .
& . n . . n . .
. #

. .
J
0
2
5
2 2
4
2 2
3
4H 2 2
2
0 0 1 2
0 0 0

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