Musician and author, Shane Speal explores the classic Howlin’ Wolf song, “Little Red Rooster.” The song contains a deep blues riff that that has appeared in other great blues songs by Son House, RL Burnside and others. Speal distills the guitar parts down to an accessible riff for 3-string cigar box guitar.
First we present the original recording for reference. Scroll down for Speal’s lesson.
Here is Shane Speal’s full lesson on “Little Red Rooster.”