10 Ways to Start a Blues Guitar Solo

By Damian Fanelli,

Here's another handy lesson video from Texas Blues Alley.

This one, titled "10 Ways to Start a Blues Solo," offers you 10 paths to follow when it's your turn to solo at the weekly blues jam.

Anthony from TXBA, who plays a bit like Stevie Ray Vaughan (and therefore offers several tasty SRV-style licks), offers a host of great ideas, including the first one, which sounds like a lick Eric Clapton used to slip into his live performances of "Worried Life Blues" back in the day (not to mention his 1994 version of "Five Long Years"), and a few that are clearly inspired by the late Albert King.

For more about Texas Blues Alley, visit texasbluesalley.com.

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