How to play the intro solo to Stevie Ray Vaughan’s “Life by the Drop”


Learn how to play the intro solo in Stevie Ray Vaughan’s “Life by the Drop” by watching the video below and reading the transcription here. The transcription includes the entire song.

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I am a private guitar instructor in Glen Burnie, MD.

3 Responses to How to play the intro solo to Stevie Ray Vaughan’s “Life by the Drop”

  1. John says:

    Nicely done, even with only 6 strings at your disposal

    • ewguitar says:

      Actually, I believe it’s easier to play those series of hammers/pulls on a six-string instead of a 12-string. Legato technique on a 12-string is brutal.

  2. Pam says:

    Love this song! Neat to see you play it in slow-motion.

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