From the November 2016 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY TOM FELDMANN |Illustration by Olivia Wise Widely known as the Father of the Delta Blues, Charley Patto... Read More...
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Get your guitar into open G tuning and learn to play bottleneck slide in the style of this influential blues guitarist.
Learn the styles of 12 all-time great pre- and postwar guitarists, from Elizabeth Cotten to Charley Patton to Alvin Youngblood Hart.
The performances by Grant Dermody & Frank Fotusky on Diggin’ in John’s Backyard sound like a couple of (really talented) pals casually sitting on the front porch pickin’, blowin’, and singin’.
The mood on Charlie Musselwhite's Mississippi Son is laid-back, as the guitarist delivers fingerpicked country blues on both acoustic and electric guitars.
Here we highlight female blues guitarists who helped shaped the blues; masterly musicians who don’t always receive the recognition they deserve.
Here we explore the styles and history of fingerstyle guitar, as well as some of the more influential players and examples of the technique in different genres.
From the December 2018 issue of Acoustic Guitar | BY STEVE JAMES "Right on Beale Street there, I bought my Stella. Paid $11 for it. It was hangin’ in a window... Read More...
A lesson on how to play fingerstyle blues in this popular open tuning, using examples from classic songs by Elizabeth Cotten, Robert Johnson, and more.