Baby Please Don’t Go by Paul Butterfield Blues Harmonica Lesson on A Harmonica + Free Harp Tab

Jul 27, 2016 | Intermediate Harmonica Lessons, Songs

Hello and welcome to this week’s harmonica lesson where I will be showing you how to play Paul Butterfield’s version of Baby Please Don’t Go.

You will need a harmonica in the key of A and we will be playing in 2nd position in the key of E major.


This isn’t a 12 bar blues. In fact it is an 8 bar blues which mainly stays on the I chord except for the 6th bar which is the IV chord.

Baby Please Don’t Go Licks

Practice playing each lick slowly along to to the audio clips below.

Baby Please Don’t Go Backing track

Once you have put all the licks together, you should try playing along with the backing track below.

The track itself is very simple and sparse…

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