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Ten Excellent Blues Songs to Remember
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 6,490. Language: English. Published: May 25, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
Legendary rockers Pink Floyd began as a British blues band. Electric six-string icon Jimi Hendrix created some remarkably bold music before he left. But underneath it all, Hendrix thrived on the blues. After exiting 1960s powerhouse of sound, The Jefferson Airplane, guitarist Jorma Kaukonen went on to cofound the blues-based trio Hot Tuna. For more, read ‘Ten Excellent Blues Songs to Remember.'
Bottleneck Blues Volume 1
Price: $5.99 USD. Words: 1,680. Language: English. Published: February 27, 2016. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar, Nonfiction » Music » Blues
Rick Payne's Bottleneck Blues Volume 1 is an essential guide to slide guitar playing. If you want to play like the old bluesmen of the Delta this course is a great starting point. All the exercises are supported by video.
Stevie Ray Vaughan Buying Guide
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 16,700. Language: English. Published: November 25, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides
The Stevie Ray Vaughan Buying Guide is an illustrated, album by album overview of the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame guitarist’s too-brief career including a condensed artist biography, a discography with complete song listings, and even a select discography of bootleg albums, all compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, former About.com Blues Guide.
Gordon's Blues Guides, Volume Two: Chicago Blues
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 15,680. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides
Chicago Blues (1940s-1960s) is the second volume of Gordon's Blues Guides, a quick and easy primer on the Chicago blues style from the 1940s through the 1960s. The guide provides a brief history of the early days of the city's blues scene, a list of key artists with biographies and recommended recordings as compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, former About.com Blues Expert.
Gordon's Blues Guides, Volume Three: Blues-Rock
Price: $3.49 USD. Words: 37,150. Language: English. Published: November 22, 2015. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Music » Discography & Buyer’s Guides
Blues-Rock (1960s-2010s) is the third volume of Gordon's Blues Guide's, a concise and informative primer on this popular sub-genre of the blues with artist bios and recommended recordings as compiled by the Rev. Keith A. Gordon, former About.com Blues Expert.
Gordon's Blues Guides, Volume One: Delta Blues
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 8,050. Language: English. Published: March 16, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
A quick and easy guide to the Delta blues style and artists with recommended albums.
Variaciones y Exégesis Sobre Temas Musicales - Lo que nunca se había escrito sobre Blues y Rock
Price: Free! Words: 56,580. Language: Spanish. Published: March 11, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
Juan Ávila, gran personaje del mundo del blues en México, relata datos y hechos poco conocidos o ya olvidados, que van desde el gran Robert Johnson; pasando por las diversas culturas que impulsan el blues por el sur de Estados Unidos y el norte de México, hasta la aparición del rock.
George Goodman's Harmonica Cheat Sheet
Price: Free! Words: 1,790. Language: English. Published: January 22, 2014. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Instruction and Study - Theory, Nonfiction » Music » Blues
George Goodman's Harmonica Cheat Sheet is a combination of three great tools to kick-start your harmonica playing, The Blues Harp Chart, Major Key Degrees of Scale, Circle Of Fourths And Fifths. Bottom line - pick the right key harmonica, learn the notes for chords in all 12 keys (chord tones make up the majority of notes in a melody), and understand playing in positions.
Ten Legendary Blues Songs You Should Know About – Vol. 2
Series: Blues Music, Book 3. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,990. Language: English. Published: October 29, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
From the time the first “Diddley Bo” appeared on a wooden barnyard wall, countless great sounding blues songs, acoustic and electric, have been written and recorded by many talented artists. The ten legendary songs in this volume provide additional links in the chain of the American blues tradition, among them “Boogie Chillun,” “John the Revelator” and “St. James Infirmary.”
Gravy Bones Johnson: Give the Devil some respect.
Price: $1.00 USD. Words: 1,780. Language: English. Published: July 26, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Music
The pinnacle of the career of Gravy Bones Johnson. A dark brooding album about death, redemption, temptation, and loneliness. A classic blues album.
Gravy Bones Johnson: This cat's out of the bag
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 1,610. Language: English. Published: May 11, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
The legendary "lost" album by Gravy Bones Johnson. Discovered after a $25 million dollar search effort funded by several multinational conglomerates.
The Blues of Gravy Bones Johnson and the Butter Biscuit Band
Price: $2.00 USD. Words: 1,990. Language: English. Published: May 4, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
A collection of blues songs from one of the most important and greatest bluesmen who ever lived: Gravy Bones Johnson.
Sheet Music Momma Blue
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,220. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music and song books, Nonfiction » Music » Blues
Written in the late 1970s when I performed piano and vocals in Madison, WI, this Blues style song is for piano/vocalist and includes chords that can be used by guitarists. The song is written in the key of Bb Major and uses basic chords so instrumentalists can improvise. A lyrics only page is included for a vocalist who has learned the melody. A transposition wheel can be helpful to change key.
Sheet Music I'm Gonna Fly Away To The Sun
Price: $1.99 USD. Words: 1,250. Language: English. Published: March 2, 2013. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Sheet music and song books, Nonfiction » Music » Blues
Written in the late 1970s, this Blues style song is for piano and vocalist and includes chords that can be used by guitarists. This song is written in the key of C Major and uses basic chords so instrumentalists can improvise. A lyrics only page is included for a vocalist who has learned the melody. A transposition wheel can be helpful to place song in the key best for performer.
Secrets of the Guitar - How to play the Blues scale in E (minor)
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 2,520. Language: English. Published: March 13, 2012. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
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Learn how to play the blues scale in E minor. Learn all the blues scale patterns on different positions on the neck, and how to switch from one position to another fast. - The guitar neck explained - I - IV - V explained - 12 bar blues explained - Blues scale in E explained - Different positions on the neck - Bending strings
Seven Celebrated Women of the Blues
Series: Blues Music, Book 2. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 4,620. Language: English. Published: October 24, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
The expression of innovative women in acoustic and electric blues music is both vital and far-reaching. From the beginning, remarkable female artists have helped shape popular music with important blues contributions. This book commemorates a select group of noteworthy women chosen for their compelling collective vibe along with an incredible music mojo.
Ten Legendary Blues Songs You Should Know About
Series: Blues Music, Book 1. Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 5,550. Language: English. Published: October 3, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues
From the time the first “Diddley Bo” appeared on a wooden barnyard wall, countless great sounding blues songs, acoustic and electric, have been written and recorded by many talented artists. The ten legendary songs in this volume provide critical links in the chain of the American blues tradition, among them “Boom Boom,” “Little Red Rooster” and “The Thrill is Gone.”
Playing "Help-Me" in the Style of Sonny Boy Williamson II
Price: $2.93 USD. Words: 3,420. Language: English. Published: January 28, 2011. Categories: Nonfiction » Music » Blues, Nonfiction » Entertainment » Sheet music
One of the greatest blue songs ever written is "Help me" by Rice Miller (the second Sonny Boy). Playing “Help-Me” in the Style of Sonny Boy Williamson II is a step by step, note for note analysis of some of Sonny Boy's Signature Riffs. Clear, easy to read tab graphics are used to show how he plays the song, along with expert descriptions.

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