Learn about chord specific blues lead guitar licks with this great song from the blues guitar legend B. B. King!
This is a very accessible song that anyone can improve their blues skills with. However, the main focus of this lesson is how the lead part changes to match the chord that it is being played over - which is a super important higher level blues lead concept!
"Rock Me Baby" - Lead guitar tutorial
"Rock Me Baby" - original recording
Important blues lead concept
Each lead line in this song is based on notes from the A7, D7 and E7 chords. We play the same lick over each chord, but move it up the neck so the notes of the lead part match the notes of the chord!
"Rock Me Baby" - B.B. King LIVE
N.B. This version is in the key of G major and features the chords G, C and D major
BB King/Eric Clapton/Buddy Guy/Jim Vaughan LIVE
This one is also in the key of G!