Sunday, 13 January 2013

Some BWM...

It's probably been a long day...even if chance might have it that you're reading this when you wake up.

In any case, chill out and dig some Blind Willie McTell...I love this recording...

Hangin' Out With John Hammond Jr...

...aka, Grail Keeper of Delta blues.

Fred McDowell Slide Gweetar Lesson

Apart from Blind Willie Johnson and Son House, Fred McDowell, I'd say, is the man when it comes to raw, gritty bottleneck slide tones that ooze straight from the soul. Here's a tutorial on a tune that sounds like what you'd hear if you walked into a time machine and visited the Mississippi around 1925...

Goin' Down to the River:

Big Bill Broonzy Lessons!

Hey folks,

Here are a couple Big Bill lessons that I posted on Youtube a short while ago. Hopefully, you guys will compensate for my ineptness and do the tunes a better justice than I can!

How You Want It Done:

C and A Blues: