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Easy 12 Bar Blues Solo for Beginners | Free Harmonica Lesson & Tabs

Hello! In today's harmonica lesson I'll teach you a beginner harmonica solo for playing over a 12 bar blues. You can watch the video below and scroll down to see the tab and layout for the solo.


(Want to know more about the structure of a 12 bar blues? Watch this this video first.)



SOLO TABS

Here are the tabs for the solo:


A (x2): -3 -2 -2 -1 2 -2


B: 4 3 -3 4 4 3 -3 -2


Repeat Line A (x1)


C: -3 4 -4---- (hand wah)


D: 4--- 4 -3 -2 -2


E: -2 -2 -2 2 -1 -1


SOLO LAYOUT

Here is how the solo fits into the 12 bar structure:


Thanks for studying with me today. I hope you enjoyed the lesson! See Bending for Beginners if you want to look at bending technique in more detail.


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