Gary Moore – “The Prophet”

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This is a lesson on How to play “The Prophet” by Gary Moore. Very beautiful phrases which require a lot of feel, control of bending and vibrato – 2 of the most crucial techniques in any genre. Check it out!

The Allman Brothers – Stormy Monday (Part 1)

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Here’s Part 1 of the lesson on How to play “Stormy Monday” by The Allman Brothers they played in 1971 at The Fillmore East. The lesson explains the chord progression, hot to play the intro and the first 12 bars of the song. The Complete Lesson can be found HERE

James Brown – “Get Up Sex Machine”

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This is a lesson on How to play “Get Up Sex Machine” by James Brown. The Godfather of Funk, this is a very cool, simple song. If you are just getting into playing funk it might be a bit challenging for you, so there’s an exercise after the song to help you get into playing funky rhythms. Check it out!

Peter Green – Fool No More

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This is a lesson on How to play “Fool No More” by Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac). A slow minor 12-bar blues with typical structure of voice/guitar interaction lines. Check it out!

The Doors – Roadhouse Blues

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This is a lesson on How to play “Roadhouse Blues” by The Doors. Very cool blues song with shuffle rhythm riff, a walking bass part and a cool little solo with typical blues licks. 

SRV – Life Without You (Part)

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Here’s a lesson on How to play Part of “Life Without You” by Stevie Ray Vaughan. In this lesson I show how to play the Intro and 1st Part of Verse 1 of the song and also give some tips on how you can approach this type of song in the same style. Check it out!

Jimi Hendrix – Villanova Junction (Part 1)

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Here’s a lesson on How to play Part 1 of “Villanova Junction” by Jimi Hendrix, played at Woodstock. Very beautiful minor blues instrumental in A with lots of cool and beautiful licks and phrases. You can purchase complete lesson in the Store/Songs section of the site.

Jimi Hendrix – Killing Floor

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Here’s a lesson on How to play Jimi Hendrix’s version of “Killing Floor”, originally written by Howlin’ Wolf. An uptempo 12-bar blues song but with Jimi’s TWIST on it with lots of cool rhythmical figures and awesome licks. Jimi also incorporated the original motif of the song into his solo which I also show in this lesson. Check it out!

SRV – Little Wing (Part 3)

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We continue with Part 3 of the lesson on How to play “Little Wing” by Stevie Ray Vaughan. This part picks up the pace in dynamics, so you’ll need an overdrive pedal to add a bit more gain and sustain. As usual there are some great licks in this part. Check it out!

Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac) – Albatross

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Here’s a lesson on How to play “Albatross” by Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac). Great instrumental for beginners and any true Peter Green (Fleetwood Mac) fan. Even though the tune is simple, it still requires a good fingers control and a “good ear” to play right the bends and vibrato. Two very important techniques required for any style of music. Check it out! 

SRV – Little Wing (Part 1)

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Here’s Part 1 of the lesson on How to play Stevie Ray Vaughan’s version of “Little Wing”. Stevie is playing in the same style as Jimi, but bringing his licks to the table. Very cool version. Check it out!

Jimi Hendrix – Hey Joe

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This is a lesson on How to play “Hey Joe” by Jimi Hendrix. One of his most known “covers” that he totally made his own. I teach the correct Intro part, show how to approach this song in Jimi’s style,  and also show a few actual licks.

Band Of Gypsys – Power Of Soul (Part1)

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This is Part 1 of the lesson on How to play Power Of Soul by Band Of Gypsys. The guitar part on this version was played by Andy Aledort, but it’s almost identical to Jimi’s versions. There’s a lot of interesting parts and licks to learn from this R&B, funky tune. Check it out!

Gary Moore – Oh Pretty Woman (Part1)

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This is Part 1 of the lesson on How to play Oh Pretty Woman by Gary Moore, which also features Albert King. We’ll concentrate more on Gary’s parts, but we’ll cover Albert King’s Solo in Part 2 as well. Classic Gary Moore style of playing with lots of cool blues licks and lightning fast Solos. Check it out!

Jimi Hendrix – Hear My Train A Comin’

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This is a lesson on How to play Hear My Train A Comin’ by Jimi Hendrix. Taken from the Fillmore East, this version has all the parts that Jimi would play later on in his career. We got an awesome Intro, blues rhythm part during verses with tasty licks in between and a little bit of “Scat singing”. Check it out!

SRV – Hideaway (Part 1)

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This is Part 1 of the lesson on How to play Hideaway by Stevie Ray Vaughan. Originally written by Freddy King, this is a version from Live performance by SRV played in Montreux Jazz Festival in 1982, Switzerland. All of the parts are just like in original recording but with the SRV’s twist and licks. 

SRV – Tightrope Solo

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Here’s the follow up lesson on Stevie Ray Vaughan’s Tightrope How to play the Main Solo. The Solo is full with tasty typical blues licks but adding Stevie’s amazing technique makes it challenging to keep up with the Master. Great learn for adding cool licks to your blues lick vocabulary.

SRV – Crossfire Fast Lick

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Here’s a lesson on a lick at the end of the second Solo from SRV’s Crossfire. Kinda funky, fast, rhythm based lick which I think is really cool and you can incorporate it in your own playing style. Check it out!

Jimi Hendrix – Manic Depression

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Here’s a lesson on How to play Manic Depression by Jimi Hendrix. It was also covered by Stevie Ray Vaughan. The unusual thing about this song is that it’s written in 3/4 (just like waltz). Also Jimi introduces “scat singing” which is playing the same melody on the guitar as he sings the vocal line. All in all it’s a great song. Check it out!

SRV – Hug you, Squeeze you

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Here’s a lesson on how to play Hug You, Squeeze You by Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble from their performance at the El Mocambo. Classical 12-bar blues progression, shuffle feel and tasty licks

Cream – Crossroads

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This is a lesson on How to play the complete Intro and Outro of “Crossroads” , note-for-note as played by the one and only Mr. Slowhand in his days with Cream. 

Grip Lesson

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An explanation of a grip used by many greats like Jimi Hendrix, Stevie Ray Vaughn, John Frusciante and many more, with some examples. A MUST know for blues players!

SRV-Tightrope

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This is a lesson on How to play rhythm part for “Tightrope” by Stevie Ray Vaughan. Simple, cool melodic riff in the beginning, followed by a funky rhythm part during verses and chorus. Check it out!