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Happy 78th Birthday Buddy Guy!

Most of my Blues enthusiasm comes from the influence of this man. The day he stops playing will be the day I will have the deepest Blues known to me. Long live George Buddy Guy, long live your Blues and best of health to you. Thank you for everything. Read More

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Your First Blues Guitar Amplifier

If you decided to pick up an electric, you will need an amp to go with it. How will you choose an electric guitar amplifier from the hundreds available on the market? Read More

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Seasick Steve

Steven Gene Wold (1941-Forever)

“I have 50 years of doing not very well so if I want to draw on experience, I can do it for the next 50 years” Read More

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Perfect Pedal Order with Steve Vai, BOSS & Musician’s Friend

One of the questions that most Blues, and any other electric guitar players ask themselves is how to setup their pedal order. Read More

Johnny Winter RIP

(February 23, 1944 – July 16, 2014)

“I think the blues will always be around. People need it. “

Rest in Peace Good Man. Your Blues was heard and will be remembered. Read More

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Blues Guitar Setup

It is my understanding that changing strings is a matter of monthly basis and everyone knows or should know how to do it. With these thoughts in mind I have decided to experiment with new strings and ran into a whole lot of trouble getting rid of fret buzz as a result of my initiative… Read More

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Guitar Picks

My choice of Blues Picks

I never struggled, asking myself what guitar pick I needed, nor ever contemplated which was used for rhythm or lead. Read More

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Gary Clark Jr.

(1984-Most Likely Forever)
“Whatever goals, whatever aspirations, you got to be the one to make it happen…”
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Everyone plays Blues Guitar

A doubt arises in the best of us whether we are worthy, or any good to play like the ones we love to listen. It often seems like everyone and their mothers are playing Blues guitar. It is true, the list of decent guitarists is huge, list of great guitarists is large and phenomenal guitarists is long. Is there a way to get a corner in their room?  Read More