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How to Play the Blues

By Dick Weissman

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Music Minus One. Softcover with CD. 32 pages. Music Minus One #MMO3614. Published by Music Minus One (HL.400409).

Item Number: HL.400409

ISBN 1596153792. 9x12.25 inches.

This unique MMO album brings you blues master Dick Weissman explaining and demonstrating guitar techniques (strums, chords, picking, alternate tunings, etc.) with some of the greatest blues classics, such as “Frankie and Johnny” and “Kansas City Blues.” Mr. Weissman demonstrates, provides accompaniments and carefully guides you through to becoming a master. At the end of this great master class you'll be calling yourself a blues pro! Includes a high-quality printed music book, with explanatory text, photographs and diagrams, and a narrated CD featuring every exercise and composition in the method book.

Performed by Dick Weissman, guitar.

  • Tuning the Guitar 
  • Frankie & Johnny 
  • Careless Love 
  • Step It Up And Go 
  • Kansas City Blues 
  • Kansas City Blues (with another strum) 
  • Key To The Highway 
  • Good Mornin' Blues 
  • Red River 
  • East St. Louis Blues  Performed by Furry Lewis
  • Railroad Bill 
  • Stackolee 
  • Ella Speed 
  • St. James Infirmary 
  • Betty & Dupree 
  • Honky Tonk 
  • Boogie Woogie 
  • 'Special Effects' 
  • Every Night When the Sun Goes Down 
  • Met the Blues in Kansas 
  • Blues in 'G' tuning 
  • Bottleneck Style 
  • My Momma Told Me 
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