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Blues in the internet age

Without question, technology has dramatically changed the music scene. The internet has shattered the concept of intellectual property rights, sales of music has plummeted, touring has become the only reliable source of revenue for many artists – it’s a whole new world. 611 more words

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Bogged Down - Acoustic

A swampy blues, if there ever was one. Dobro and National steel guitar complete the sound,  Enjoy! 

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An Introduction to Bottleneck Guitar

For students just beginning guitar, it’s always advisable considering differing styles of playing. Slide Guitar, also known as Bottleneck guitar, is a variation of playing using a curved tool to play pitches on the strings. 358 more words

Mississippi Fred McDowell, "I'm going down to the river"

Countrybluesman del norte del Mississippi, fue descubierto tardíamente por la industria musical (a fines de los ’50). Era un grande del estilo bottleneck y dice la wikipedia que desdeñaba el sonido eléctrico. 15 more words

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Bottleneck Basics

To play slide well, you need to master three skills: touch, intonation, and damping. Here are some tips to get you started on the road to bottleneck nirvana. 433 more words

matchbox blues - huddie ledbettor

Here’s another YouTube find from the ‘they just don’t make ’em like they used to’ bin.

My ears perked right up; the guitar playing is sooo good here. 198 more words