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Jim Bruce is a blues guitar player and singer, performing and teaching in Europe. In 2013 he won an award for The Best Acoustic Blues Guitar Teacher On The Internet by users of Truefire.com
Jim Bruce Acoustic Blues Guitar Lessons

Jim Bruce Acoustic Blues Guitar Lessons

“The Only Guitar Course Teaching All Major Styles – Over 750 Minutes of Blues Tuition!” Jim Bruce shows precisely how anyone can learn to play authentic acoustic blues guitar just like the old masters. <!–more–> “It’s just not necessary to have to spend a lot of money on effective acoustic blues guitar lessons – my…

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Robert Johnson Songs

Robert Johnson Songs

  For many people, Robert Johnson was the blues, at least the Delta blues! You get the impression that Clapton wanted to be RJ, but I don’t really agree that he was the greatest blues man ever to have played guitar, and I definitely don’t think he sold his soul to the Devil to gain…

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Blues Guitar Chord Progressions

Blues Guitar Chord Progressions

It’s likely that the very first blues chords were not even in basic tuning, offered the very first tentative efforts to make music were probably tried out house made instruments with less than 6 strings. Obviously, the common blues chord progression would still follow the standard guidelines, however the shapes and method of playing would…

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Lightnin’ Hopkins

Lightnin’ Hopkins

Page Contents: Introduction The Blues According To Lightnin’ Hopkins List Of Most Popular Lightnin’ Hopkins Songs Lightnin’s Picking Style – The Monotonic Bass Pattern Guitar Lesson Complete – Baby Please Don’t Go Mance Lipscombe Cotton Lyrics (PDF) End Sam Lightnin’ Hopkins The Texas Blues Man   There’s some great guitar pickers came from Texas (and still…

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Mississippi John Hurt

Mississippi John Hurt

Page Contents Short Mississippi John Hurt Biography The Best of Mississippi John hurt – Song List Mississippi John Hurt lyrics – Avalon Mississippi John Hurt Guitar Technique Spike Driver Blues Guitar Lesson Satisfied & Tickled Too More John Hurt Picking Tips Who Was John Hurt, Mississippi Blues Guitar Master By all accounts, John Hurt wasn’t…

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Seasick Steve

Seasick Steve

So Lonesome I Could Cry by Hank Williams interpreted by Seasick Steve  Download The Tab – Click Here (Right Click & ‘Save As’) Isn’t that just about the saddest sound you ever heard? Seasick Steve took an old country music standard, played it low and soulful with an easy picking pattern in open D and created…

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Brownie McGhee

Brownie McGhee

Sonnie Terry and Brownie McGhee – So Much Trouble There’s a great recording of an old radio show from the 40s in  which broadcaster Studs Terkel talks to guests Big Bill Broonzy, and Sonny Terry & Brownie McGhee. Of course, Broonzy shows his off the-cuff total mastery of the guitar in mostly any style, but Brownie’s…

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Blind Blake

Blind Blake

Page Contents: Arthur Blind Blake – Food For Thought Blind Blake Guitar Style – Why Was He So Special? Top 20 Blind Blake Songs Blake’s Dancing Thumb Bass Pattern Blind Blake West Coast Blues Fingerstyle Anybody Know What Diddie Wah Diddie Means? Other Blake Tricks – Triplets Another Dancing Bass Pattern Doubling Up On The…

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Reverend Gary Davis

Reverend Gary Davis

  Introduction Gary Davis Bio (Kind of …) List Of Most Popular Songs Guitar Lesson Complete – How To Play Candyman  A Strategy For Learning Acoustic Blues Guitar Fingerstyle More Technique – Hesitation Blues The Rev Gary Davis – Fingerpicking Blues Guitar Master Davis wasn’t always a man of God, of course, (who is?). In…

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Blind Boy Fuller

Blind Boy Fuller

  Fuller was a student of Gary Davis who was in turn a student of Blind Willie Walker, the legendary all-round Master of ragtime and fingerpicking blues guitar. Reverend Davis said that ‘Walker was the best that ever done it’ which is testimony to Walker’s skill – Davis wasn’t known for giving out compliments! Yes,…

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