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World renowned for her mastery of country blues, Rory Block has won the W.C. Handy award for "Traditional Blues Female Artist of the Year" in 1997 and 1998 and "Acoustic Blues Album of the Year" in 1996 & 1999. Add to these laurels her latest award, the French "Trophees France Blues 98 -- International Guitarist Acoustique '98" -- and one can see that Rory Block has become one of the all-time highest regarded blues artists in the world.

Block plays regularly to devoted, enthusiastic audiences throughout America and Europe. She's performed and recorded with an such luminaries as Bonnie Raitt, Stevie Wonder, Mark Knopfler, Taj Mahal, Keb' Mo, Jorma Kaukonen, the Band, Mary Chapin Carpenter and many others. She is an esteemed presence as a songwriter, having garnered not only a gold record in Europe for her album, Best Blues And Originals, but has also won three INDIE awards for "Best Adult Contemporary Album of the Year."

She is beloved for the power and honesty of her songwriting and for the unique directness and passion of her performances.

"Rory Block has been an inspiration to me since we started out years ago. Her guitar playing, singing and songwriting are some of the most soulful in traditional and modern blues." Bonnie Raitt


Great Bottleneck Blues Lessons

  • Taught By:
    Roy Book Binder, Mike Dowling, Catfish Keith, Rory Block, Hans Theessink, Steve James, Keb' Mo', John Hammond, Bob Brozman
  • Skill Level ALL

    105 minute DVD. Music and tab file on disk to view or print. Instructions included.

  • Product Code: DVDGSGSG21
  • Suggested Retail Price: $24.95
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The haunting, soulful sounds of a glass or metal slide on steel guitar strings started in the Mississippi Delta and became a worldwide phenomenon, forever changing the world's musical landscape.

The powerful lessons on this DVD, compiled from the Homespun archives, represent guitar instruction at its very best. Each segment, taught by a legendary master of blues/slide technique, has been chosen to give you a slightly different application of the use of the bottleneck to create distinct and memorable arrangements for your songs. These veteran performers communicate their unique style and musical vision to allow you to become a more confident and proficient guitarist.

Hans Theessink: Sitting on Top of the World

Bob Brozman: Rollin' and Tumblin'

Roy Book Binder: She Did You a Favor

Catfish Keith: Bye and Bye I'm Going to See the King

Keb' Mo': Henry

Rory Block: Ramblin' On My Mind

Mike Dowling: The Cuckoo

John Hammond: Drop Down Mama

Steve James: Hot Time in the Old Town Tonight.

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