Slide Into an a Chord When Playing Delta Blues

How To : Use a D7-shape E chord when playing Delta blues

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play a Delta blues-style slide riff on guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play a sliding 9th chord on a blues guitar

In this video, we learn how to play blues guitar: a sliding 9th chord. First, play a G9 chord, where you will here all of the chords around it as you play. You can slide this chord around one or two frets to hear different sounds come from it. It's a great vehicle to slide up ...more

How To : Play chords on the guitar in a Delta blues style

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn the v ...more

How To : Play "Someday Baby" by Sleepy John Estes on Guitar

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

How To : Play "Lonesome Atlanta Blues" on slide guitar

Bottleneck slide guitar is based on an early one string folk instrument called the Diddley-Bow, and the traditional playing style of Hawaiian Guitar. The early Blues Masters of the 1920s and 30s, would place a bottleneck from a wine bottle, or a short piece of metal pipe on th ...more

How To : Play a Delta blues-style G7 riff

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Dive into playing the blues

Most beginners ask how to break away from basic chords and get new ideas. Check out this instructional guitar video that shows you various ways into playing the blues. The first tutorial video uses a mix of simple chord animations and video footage in an attempt to show how si ...more

How To : Use blues style strumming

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn the b ...more

How To : Play basic slide guitar techniques

In this video clip series our expert, Rick Tobey, will introduce you to blues guitar by demonstrating commonly used scales, box patterns, shuffle patterns, chord progressions and other great tips for paying slide blues guitar. Part 1 of 15 - How to Play basic slide guitar tech ...more

How To : Use slides on your blues guitar

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

How To : Play a 12-bar blues pattern on the ukulele

There's no getting around it: if you want to get good at playing the ukulele or any other instrument, you'll need to practice. Fortunately, the Internet is awash in free, high-quality uke lessons, like this one from YouTube's preeminent tropical tutor, Ukulele Mike. This parti ...more

How To : Sound like the Rolling Stones on acoustic guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play Shuffle Rhythms on a Blues Guitar

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

How To : Play a simple C7 blues progression

New to the guitar? You needn't sound that way. This video tutorial demonstrates a simple twelve-bar blues progression focusing on the C7 chord shape. To get started playing this three-chord C7 progression on your own guitar, take a look!

How To : Use Delta blues-style rhythm on acoustic guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn the b ...more

How To : Arpeggiate

In this part of Justin's guitar series on "Jazzing up your blues" you learn to link the two arpeggios playing eight notes on each one and changing to the nearest note of the following arpeggio. This lesson is great for learning to make chord changes but you absolutely must be ...more

How To : Play Eric Clapton's "Hey Hey" on acoustic guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play Delta blues-inflected funk rock

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play blues chords with sevenths on the piano

Interested in playing the blues on a piano or other keyboard instrument? Let this free video music lesson be your guide. While this tutorial is best suited for intermediate or advanced piano players, players of all skill levels can play along. Watch this tutorial to get starte ...more

How To : Play a Delta-style blues shuffle on guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play a Delta-style blues boogie on guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How to Play blues guitar : A major and A minor licks

In this video, we learn how to play blues guitar: A major and A minor licks. Start by turning on your metronome and playing various A minor and A major chord licks and phrases. Play in pentatonic as you are doing the different licks so you can hear a difference between how the ...more

How To : Play the "Spaghetti Blues" on the ukulele

Want to play the "Spaghetti Blues" on the ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun an ...more

How To : Play Eric Clapton style blues guitar

Want to play like Slowhand? In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how to play Delta Eric Clapton-style blues guitar. While this lesson is geared more toward intermediate and advanced guitarists, there's much for beginning players to take aw ...more

How To : Play John Lee Hooker-style blues guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play a simple Delta blues bend riff on guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn a (re ...more

How To : Play Eric Clapton's "Malted Milk" on guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play "Driftin' Blues" on acoustic guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play Eric Clapton's "Alberta" on acoustic guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play A Simple Blues Lead Guitar Lick

There is a lot of mystery and voodoo surrounding blues guitar these days. With the common opinion claiming that in order to play the blues you have to really feel the music and respond with your playing. While this is certainly the case when improvising, I would argue that a g ...more

How To : Play "Bye Bye Blues" on the ukulele

Want to play "Bye Bye Blues" on your ukulele? Learn how with this free video ukulele lesson from Ukulele Mike. Whether you play the ukulele or bass kazoo, there is no better way to improve your chops than by learning to play your favorite songs. Not only is it more fun and muc ...more

How To : Play Robert Johnson's "Kind Hearted Woman Blues"

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

News : Charts for over 170 Tunes!

Go to http://yourguitarsage.com/ to find out how to order my ebook containing charts for over 170 tunes and constantly updating. This will ROCKET your productivity and fun on the guitar!!! Here is what I teach you!  1. How to play many of the open chords and inversions that y ...more

How To : Incorporate jazz harmony in your guitar playing

Jazz harmony is the theory and practice of chord usage in jazz music. This instructional video demonstrates the basics of jazz harmony and incorporates licks and runs on the electric guitar. Once you've mastered the basic chord progression you'll be able to improvise and furth ...more

How To : Play "Real Love" by John Lennon

Steps on how to play "real love" by John Lennon on the Piano. Playing Real Love by John Lennon is easy with the following steps: 1. The Beginning of the song starts with the D chord2. On the lyrics "girls" play F#m3. Repeat with D7 and F/C#4. Continue with the G chord then sli ...more

How To : Play "Steady Rolling Man" on acoustic guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn how t ...more

How To : Play "Key to the Highway" on guitar

Popularized by artists like Son House and Skip James, Delta blues is not only one of the oldest forms of blues music, it is among the most stylistically distinct and technically rewarding to play. In this video guitar lesson from YouTube user deltabluestips, you'll learn the h ...more

How To : Start chicken picking

This video lesson introduces a basic philosophy on chicken pickin' or country playing. For country guitar playing, you don't need to use much in the way of effects, just a tiny bit of reverb and compression. Country isn’t dependent on one set of scales, like rock or blues. To ...more

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