Tag Archives: 12 Bar Blues

Blues Singer’s Woman Permitted To Tell Her Side

CLARKSDALE, MS–Ida Mae Dobbs, longtime woman of Willie “Skipbone” Jackson, called a press conference Tuesday to respond to charges levied against her by the legendary Delta blues singer. Ida Mae Dobbs, woman of blues singer Willie “Skipbone” Jackson (inset). “Despite … Continue reading

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Eric Clapton Wows Audience With Even Slower Version Of “Layla”

DULUTH, GA—Debuting yet another arrangement of the classic song Wednesday night, singer-guitarist Eric Clapton reportedly treated a sold-out crowd at the Gwinnett Center to an even slower, somehow mellower acoustic version of his original 1971 hit “Layla.” “When he played … Continue reading

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Free Your Music And Your Soul With Blues Guitar Chords

It’s not that kind of blues. Nobody here’s a candidate for Prozac. But if you want to be worthy of that guitar you’re holding, read on and let the blues be your guide. Don’t give up on the blues Hold … Continue reading

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Recent Guitar Playing Samples

Here are some recent samples of my guitar playing. As in most of my guitar lessons, I am in the habit of using an acoustic steel string guitar and these recordings were not of studio quality, but I invite you … Continue reading

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Simple BLUES GUITAR help is here …

BLUES GUITAR PROGRESSIONS need not be so complicated. ————— Here’s a quick look at how 12 Bar songs are generally organized …. I / I / I / I IV / IV / I / I V7th / IV / … Continue reading

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