Announcement: Releases “How to Play 'Green Onions' by Booker T & the M G’s - Blues Guitar Lesson”

Share Article released a new video guitar lesson from instructor Jon MacLennan. In this guitar lesson, now available on, Jon MacLennan teaches how to play “Green Onions” by Booker T and the M G’s.

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It’s a great tune to practice to work on your feel.

“One of the things I just love about this track is that it just grooves so hard,” says MacLennan, “it’s a great tune to practice to work on your feel.” Jon demonstrates how to play this riff as follows; first fret of the first string with first finger three times as down down up counted as a triplet to the 4th fret with 4th finger to the first fret of the 5th string with first finger. Next, Jon simply repeats this riff a perfect fourth higher by playing it based on the 5th and 4th strings. Next, Jon moves to the five chord by playing starting on the 5th fret of the 5th string with first finger to the 6th fret with 4th finger to the 5th fret of the 4th string with first finger and then back to the second position and finally ending back in the first position. Guitar TABs are available for this easy blues guitar lesson at

Booker T and the M G’s is an American instrumental R & B and Funk band formed in 1962 in Memphis Tennessee. They are credited for being a great influence on shaping the sound of Southern Soul music. Over the years, the band saw numerous lineup changes and sometimes years of hiatus. Over the course of their career they released 15 studio albums and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1992.

Jon MacLennan
Los Angeles based guitarist Jon MacLennan began his career at the age of 16 and is one of the busiest upcoming session guitarist, artist, composer, producer, and professional educator in LA. Jon has done session work for Julian Lennon, Steven Tyler, and British pop star Jamie Cullum. He has appeared on Disney channels “The Suite Life of Zack and Cody” and on the sound track to the movie “Marley and Me 2 – The Puppy Years”. MacLennan earned a bachelor’s in ethnomusicology and jazz guitar studies from University of California, Los Angeles, and has been mentored by Carl Verheyen, Wolf Marshall, Kenny Burrell, Anthony Wilson, Tamir Hendelmen, Jimmy Wyble and Ron Anthony which has made him a highly sought after guitar instructor today.

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