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This is my lesson for Lonnie Johnson’s instrumental tune Away Down In The Alley. It is played in the key of D using DGDGBE or “G” tuning. The capo is placed on the second fret. the song is made-up of several different verses -each with its own unique melody and rhythm. I learned the tune from three different sources: Woody Mann ‘s audio lesson, Steffan Grossman’s book (The Guitar of lonnie Johnson), & the original recording by Lonnie Johnson.
I don’t claim to have this all figured out exactly the way he played it. I welcome any corrections or helpful comments anyone out there may have. I hope you enjoy learning this fabulous tune!