Electric Blues & Rock Guitar - The 1960's & 70s

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LESSON ONE: KING OF MODERN BLUES: B.B.KING, ALBERT KING, FREDDIE KING and T.BONE WALKER - By analyzing sample tunes, Fred teaches how to play electric single-string blues licks. You will learn several scale positions and how to improvise with them, how to do the "blues vibrato", and how to use fill-in licks, chords and turnarounds.

LESSON TWO: MODERN ROCK: ENGLISH BLUES and HEAVY METAL - This lesson concentrates on the licks, scales and playing styles of Eric Clapton, Van Halen, Ted Nugent and Jimmy Page - guitarists whose playing directly derives from the blues masters. This lesson includes instruction in effects (distortion, vibrato bar, etc.), blues and sliding scales.

LESSON THREE: JAZZY ELECTRIC BLUES - Our last lesson in the series illustrates how to jazz up the 12-bar blues progression, how to vary the blues scales with diminished scales á la Charlie Christian, how to apply blues scales to jazz tunes, how to "substitute scales", and the special techniques used by Wes Montgomery and George Benson.


  • "Misty"-fied
  • Albert's Blues
  • All Fours
  • Augmented Blues
  • B.B.'s Shuffle
  • B.B.'s Shuffle 2
  • Bensonville
  • Claptonium
  • Claptonium (Backup Riff)
  • Diminished Blues
  • Fred and Al's Place
  • Freddie's Blues
  • Halen Farewell
  • Minor Leagues
  • Mr Bigsby
  • Octave Vamp
  • Over and Undertones
  • Push-Ups and Pull-offs
  • Rock Riff No 1
  • Sometimes I Wonder
  • Speed Licks - Key Of Dm
  • Super Slide - Key Of C
  • Ten Dollar Blues
  • Third Time Around
  • Turn Around, Albert
  • Turning Pages
  • Wes' Blues


Product IDCOBS012884297
Composer/Artist/Author Fred Sokolow
Instrumentation Guitar Solo
Publisher Bay (Mel) Publications Inc
Publisher Ref No 21144BCD
Language Eng
Media Book & CD
No of Pages56

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