Category: Blues Guitar

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Eric Clapton: For John W (a guitar tribute to John Wetton) + TAB

On Jan 31st 2017, King Crimson/Asia bassist, John Wetton passed away. On the same day, Eric Clapton posted a short, instrumental acoustic tribute on his Facebook page entitled, For John W……ec. You can see that FB post here. In addition to being a fitting tribute […]

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Evan Handyside: Angel in my Passway: a Jimi Hendrix Concept by Evan Handyside + TAB

Angel in my Passway is also an even higher quality, free download on Soundcloud I wrote this song while thinking about my wife — specifically when I first met her 18 years ago. As an instrumentalist, who writes ambient music on a classical guitar, you […]

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Eric Clapton & Jeff Beck: Blues lead guitar in the key of A + TAB

The great thing about being a guitarist, YouTuber, and blogger — is that I can create things just for me, and somewhere, someone wants to learn it. I’m particularly interested in creating (complete) blues guitar leads for myself and others to learn. What I mean […]

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Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa: British Blues Lead in G + TAB

I hope I won’t incur the same wrath as Bob Dylan, when he went electric at the Newport Beach Folk Festival in 1965. Not to worry though, I’ll still be delivering music on nylon string acoustic guitars. I just have another side to my playing […]

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Joe Bonamassa: The Valley Runs Low for acoustic guitar + TAB

Who is the greatest guitar player in the world? Most people think, for good reason, it’s Joe Bonamassa. His style is a perfect mashup of every blues guitar hero that mattered in the last 60 years: Clapton, Paul Kossoff, Jeff Beck, Mike Bloomfield, etc. To […]

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Acoustic blues groove in E (advanced)

Sometimes I like creating things for this blog — other than an arrangement of someone else’s work. I have this idea in mind that there’s  both foundational and demonstrative guitar playing: Your foundational playing is the learning your favorite songs, or things that appeal to you. Obviously very […]

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Eric Clapton: Acoustic blues phrasing in the key of C

As you may know, I love Eric Clapton. His guitar style, both electric and acoustic, has resonated with me since I first picked up a guitar at age 13 (I’m 38 now). My friend is an avid collector of reissued guitars and amps. He’s a […]

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Loose acoustic blues in the key of A

“True teachers are those who use themselves as bridges over which they invite their students to cross; then, having facilitated their crossing, joyfully collapse, encouraging them to create their own.” ― Nikos Kazantzakis My first guitar teacher, Mike I desired to teach guitar from an […]

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