The 12-Bar Blues: The Complete Guide for Guitar Value Pack includes a book, 2 audio CDs, and a DVD solely devoted to providing you with all the technical tools necessary for playing 12-bar blues with authority. The term “12-bar blues” has become synonymous with blues music and is the basis for an incredible body of jazz, rock 'n' roll, and other forms of popular music. You'll learn blues styles like Chicago, minor, slow, bebop, and more, while focusing on boogie, shuffle, swing, riff, and jazzy blues progressions. 49 full-band tracks are included on the accompanying CD, and the DVD includes a complete one-hour course!
"12 Bar Blues" is the debut solo album from Stone Temple Pilots singer Scott Weiland. Its sound and style differs greatly from his band's releases.
Whether your favourite blues guitarist is Robert Johnson, Muddy Waters, Blind Blake, John Lee Hooker, Big Bill Broonzy, or Mississippi John Hurt, studying the basic techniques presented in this program is the first step toward being able to capture the essence of their traditional styles. In The Basics Woody Mann shows you practical ways to develop fundamental technique and offers you insights into the musical logic of blues guitar.
Pull up a desk at the New School of Fingerstyle Blues and let David Hamburger show you the right hand grooves and left hand moves that will take your solo fingerstyle chops to the next level and expand your repertoire at the same time. You'll discover the new world of fingerstyle blues and how to update traditional twelve-bar country blues and ragtime picking and keep everything funky, bluesy and soulful.
All six of the albums Hanoi Rocks made in their original incarnation – Bangkok Shocks, Saigon Shakes, Hanoi Rocks, Oriental Beat, Self Destruction Blues, Back to the Mystery City, Two Steps from the Move, and All Those Wasted Years – are packaged together, one album to one CD, in this straightforward six-CD set. There are no extras, just the albums as they were originally released, though there's a 12-page booklet with a solid history of the band and numerous (if small) reproductions of sleeves from their original releases.
With the exception of the late Amos Milburn, all of the artists presented here have proved to be survivors. None of them is young any more and each has suffered years if not decades of neglect and hardship. But on the brighter side, Charles Brown and Floyd Dixon are now receiving the sort of recognition and honours that equal and perhaps in some ways surpass the fame they enjoyed in their heyday. As for H-Bomb Ferguson, bis own resurgence has ensured that his wigs are made from the best materials.
Ah, Beale Street. lf you‘re into the blues, there are locations that conjure with the imagination. In Chicago, it‘s Maxwell Street, in Detroit, Hastings Street, in Los Angeles, Central Avenue. But for longevity and romance, incident and especially music, most bluesfans would set their feet on Beale Street‘s weaving sidewalk in any decade between the 20s and the 50s. Not that many white people did until the latter decade, for the area was as lawless as it was libidinous. Authorities left Beale Streeters to their own devices, sending in the wagons after dawn to clear away the bodies accrued from another night‘s misadventures…..