Here's how to play 'BLOW' - the new tune by Ed Sheeran, Bruno Mars and Chris Stapleton! (Click names for more free tutorials by these artists!)
My tutorial is in standard tuning - but remember to tune down to Eb tuning to jam along to the original song, which you can learn how to do for free here
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Helpful neck diagrams
MAIN RIFF - E BLUES SCALE
These notes are used to create the main riff. This is one octave of the E blues scale, used by Hendrix, Led Zepellin and countless classic riffs!
SOLO - E DORIAN MODE
The solo is based around the E dorian mode; position 1 of this is shown below. More neck diagrams are included in the video above.