Lesson ID: A0087

Robert Johnson‘s unique combination of singing, guitar skills, and songwriting talent has influenced generations of musicians. He created his distinct sound on guitar with the thumb and fingers of his right hand. In this guitar lesson video, I’ll show you how to play a blues progression like Robert Johnson using a standard guitar pick in a hybrid picking style. I’ll break down the right hand technique, show you the chord progression, and give you other tips that’ll make your rhythm guitar sound more complex.