In this guitar lesson, we’re going to take a look at “Summertime Blues” from Eddie Cochran. It was released in the summer of 1958 and peaked at #8 on the Billboard Hot 100 Chart.
Summertime Blues Video Guitar Lesson
Summertime Blues Chords
The song is mostly made up of 3 chords. An E, A and B7.
In the chorus, there is a blues shuffle pattern that is technically made up of an A5 and A6 chord.
Summertime Blues Chords & Strums
Eddie Cochran Live Playing “Summertime Blues”
Here is a little inspiration and history. This is a video of Eddie Cochran playing “Summertime Blues” live in 1959.