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Rory Block's two-DVD set "The Power of Delta Blues Guitar"
Rory Block has long been considered one of the great contemporary players of the Mississippi Delta blues style. She studied with some of the masters herself and here she passes on her favorite techniques and tunes. Rory breaks each song down phrase by phrase, while teaching the use of regular and open tunings, treble melodies, bass runs, slides, string bending and a variety of amazing pounding and strumming styles. You'll learn enough intros, solos, turnarounds and endings here to start making your own improvisations.
Mississippi Blues: Moon's Goin' Down (Charlie Patton), Patton's Blues (based on Charlie Patton's Pea Vine Blues and Robert Johnson's Milk Cow Blues), Crossroads Blues (Robert Johnson), Travellin' Blues (Mattie Delaney).
Traditional and Contemporary Blues: Fixin' To Die (Booker White), Love My Blues Away, Leavin' Here (Rory Block), When You've Got A Good Friend (Robert Johnson), The Water Is Wide (Trad. arr. Rory Block), My Train Is Waiting (Charlie Spann).
Plus her six-CD series "Classics Of Country Blues Guitar"
Here are some of the greatest country blues solos of all time, taught in phrase-by phrase detail. Rory Block breaks down fingerstyle gems from the playing of Willie Moore, Blind Willie McTell, Tommy Johnson, Robert Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, Skip James and others. Songs include Old Country Rock, Statesboro Blues, Big Road Blues, Canned Heat, Walkin' Blues, Crossroad Blues, Frankie And Albert, Future Blues, M&O Blues, Police Dog Blues, Devil Got My Man, Mississippi Blues, No Way For Me To Get Along.