Another classic slow blues that you MUST know to go to a jam is B.B. King’s The Thrill Is Gone. And it’s not really that difficult, and it’s minor feel makes for a nice change to your repertoire. Learn more about B.B. King, and watch more videos here.
Now the song is often played in B minor, and that’s how Red Lasner from TrueFire.com plays it in this video. I’ve also got a video of B.B. playing the song himself in B minor as well.
The leads are all in a pentatonic minor scale. Get up to speed with that scale here on this page.
Hope you have fun learning and jamming along with The Thrill Is Gone.
First here’s B.B. King from a concert in 1974. This is in B minor.
Here’s Red from TrueFire.com showing you how it’s done.
Thrill Is Gone Jam Track