Tag Archives: Blues

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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The Influence Of Blues Guitar On Modern Music

Anybody interested in modern music sooner or later asks the question, “Where did it begin?” Well, if you leave blues guitar music out, you will not have much of an answer. So let us look at where the blues came from, where … Continue reading

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Funky Slide Guitar Sample

Here’s a guitar playing sample that I put together using my glass slide. A slide is a guitar playing accessory that, when used correctly gives the guitar a unique sound. They commonly are produced from glass, glazed ceramic, or metal. … 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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Electric Guitar Lessons

Music is an important part of our lives.  We can use it to change our moods, create an atmosphere, or simply to relax. Playing an instrument is not only a great way to experience the music; it is also an … 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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‘Musical’ Movies To Watch

Movies that Will Enhance your Understanding of Rock N Roll, Blues, and Music in General : Bluegrass Journey – an exploration into modern day bluegrass culture A Hard Day’s Night – The Beatles Help ! – The Beatles Magical Mystery … Continue reading

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Power of the PENTATONIC SCALE Demonstration

The Pentatonic Scale is so important that I would take no risk at saying that it is the most important scale behind the Diatonic Scale.  It it used throughout all music – whether pop, rock, blues, folk, jazz, classical or … 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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