Boogie Chillen by John Lee Hooker via Hakan Ehn Harmonica Lesson on a D harmonica + Free harp tab

Oct 19, 2016 | Intermediate Harmonica Lessons

Hello and welcome to this week’s harmonica lesson where I will be showing you how to play Boogie Chillen by John Lee Hooker. This is actually a version played by Hakan Ehn which you can listen to further down the page.

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






Boogie Chillen Licks

Practice playing each lick slowly along to the audio clips below. You will quite possibly need to spend quite a lot of quality time breaking the licks down and playing them painfully slow. I would play them around 60bpm until they sound smooth then gradually speed up to full speed.

Backing track

Here is the backing track for you to use as a reference.



Hakan Ehn’s Version

Here is Hakan Ehn playing this tune – it is insanely fast and sounds awesome!

Thank you

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Happy harping!

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