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Blues Lead Guitar - Bending (Part 1)

All you need to know about playing over the I chord

By Aleks on 11.9.2018

In this guitar video lesson, you will learn an essential guitar technique - bending. More precisely you will learn how to bend notes in a blues context over the I chord. Playing with bending notes is very typical sound for the guitar and is very important for blues, because it mimics the vocal parts in blues. That said, it's a great technique to learn and use in other styles such as rock as well.

Keep practicing and most of all have fun and always try to come up with your own ideas after you get comfortable playing the examples in the video.