Your freezer is no one-trick pony. While it does excel at keeping your food fresh for as long as possible, it has a few secret talents it doesn't want you to know about. Like making soda slushies and pyro-friendly smoke mix, as well as reviving dead hard drives. Even better—it ...more
Learn how to play the Delta Blues with this great guitar lesson. You'll see how to play the blues song "Walking Blues", two different versions, in the style of both Muddy Waters and Son House. "Walking Blues" is credited to Son House, who recorded the song for Paramount in 19 ...more
This is an old time blues great by Mississippi Fred McDowell. So pick up your blues guitar and join along in recreating this classic. Watch this video to see how to play "You've Got to Move" by Fred McDowell. This song is play in the style of its author using an Open D tuning ...more
Are you a fan of Robert Johnson? If you are, you probably have a guitar, so grab it and learn this Robert Johnson tune. See how to play "Come On In My Kitchen" on your electric blues guitar. "Come On In My Kitchen" is a 10-bar blues progression in the key of G. The original s ...more
Improve your acoustic and electric skills with this special Delta Blues piece. Watch the full video lesson to learn how to play Muddy Waters' "Can't Be Satisfied" on your blues guitar. Muddy Waters is listed as #17 in Rolling Stone magazine's 100 most influential musicians. M ...more
Check out this blues guitar video that will teach you the basics of Mississippi John Hurt's song "Monday Morning Blues". If you're a fan of John Hurt (not the actor), and a you own a nice guitar, then you can't miss this blues lesson. "Monday Morning Blues" is a 12-bar blues ...more
Check out this video to learn how to use a cocktail shaker so that it doesn't stick. Cantina bartender Duggan McDonnell demonstrates the optimal angle of cocktail shaker to glass.
Learn some Delta Blues, specifically, some shuffle rhythms in Delta Blues. This two-part blues lesson will give you the gist of playing shuffles on your blues guitar. This is a great beginning lesson, an exploration of the blues shuffle. Kevin Duggan's "Masters of Delta Blues ...more
This song has an alternating bass, like most of Hurt's songs. So if you want to start playing the Delta Blues, this is a great beginning lesson for those already playing guitar. Learn to play Mississippi John Hurt's "C.C. Ryder" on your blues guitar. Kevin Duggan's "Masters o ...more
Learn to play one of Robert Johnson's best songs, "Kindhearted Woman Blues", on the guitar. This blues guitar songs from Johnson is a great song to start learning the blues, and is structured in a typical 12-bar blues in the key of A. "Kindhearted Woman Blues" was written in t ...more
Get ready for a delta blues good time. If you want to learn the delta blues, a good place to start is with this video lesson where you'll learn how to play Tommy Johnson's "Canned Heat Blues" on your guitar. Tommy Johnson is one of the greatest Delta Blues musicians, born in ...more
Everybody loves Tommy Johnson's music, that is, everyone who loves the blues. And in this video lesson, you'll learn how to play Johnson's song "Big Road Blues" on your blues guitar. If you want to learn the delta blues, this is a good starting place. Tommy Johnson is one of ...more
Check out this video to learn how to chill a glass like a bartender. Bartender Duggan McDonnell shows how to chill down a glass for a better cocktail experience. This is a helpful bartending tip.
Start learning how to play the Delta Blues! This video lesson covers a lot of information for beginner blues players, so check it out. In this tutorial, learn the song called "Bottle Up and Go" (standard tuning), which has been done by many musicians. Download the PDF. Kevin ...more
Sleepy John Estes is known as one of the masters of Delta Blues, so when learning to play the blues, he's a good place to start with. In this video lesson, see how to play the song "Somday Baby" by Estes on your blues guitar in an Open G tuning with a slide. Estes was born in ...more
The slide is used a lot in Delta Blues or any kind of blues on the guitar. So if you're not sure what slide you should get or the different strings that are suited for guitar slides, this video will explain everything. So watch this guitar lesson to learn how to use slides on ...more