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Blues playing giving you the blues? Welcome to the ultimate blues guitar workshop: an in-depth lesson that will make you a better blues guitarist

Go deep into the art form, with this comprehensive lesson on the art of the blues, designed to build your chops and invigorate your practice

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A Flying V pioneer who inspired Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page, Albert King was king of the blues – find out why with this lesson in his vocal playing style

King was a player who could say more with less, with a vibrato that give his licks a vocal quality, and this lesson with tab and audio unpacks his style

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Stevie Ray Vaughan defined the sound of contemporary blues guitar – here are 20 techniques you can learn from the Stratocaster master

Get inside the Texas blues icon’s style with this in-depth lesson on his incendiary playing

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Buddy Guy - Baby Please Don't Leave Me

Buddy GuyBaby Please Don't Leave MeAlbum : Sweet Tea

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Meet the American who first recorded the blues, nation's original pop diva Mamie Smith

Vaudeville performer Mamie Smith recorded "Crazy Blues" in 1920, widely regarded as the first recorded blues hit. The success of American blues inspired rock 'n' roll.

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Behind the guitar: A new collection of artifacts paints a more nuanced picture of Stevie Ray Vaughan

The Wittliff Collections in San Marcos has acquired an archive containing song lyrics, clothing and even the musician's personal library,

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Review of Tommy Castro's new album, "A Bluesman Came to Town"

Outside of Jeff Beck, it’s hard to think of a guitarist who’s kept exploring new musical ground into his seventh decade as thoroughly as Tommy Castro.

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Mood of the Year: Languishing

If you felt a chronic sense of ‘blah’ in 2021, you weren’t alone. Here’s a guide to recharging your emotional batteries and getting back on the road to thriving.

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JOE BONAMASSA Lands 24th No. 1 On Billboard Blues Chart

Joe Bonamassa's new solo studio album, "Royal Tea", hit the Billboard charts this week with record-breaking numbers, as the blues-rock titan landed his 24th No. 1 album on the Blues chart; an incre...

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William Shatner sings ‘The Blues’ backed by Rock & Roll Hall of Famers and other stars

Actor William Shatner, best known for playing Capt. James T. Kirk on “Star Trek,” has a new album out Friday, Oct. 2. "The Blues" finds Shatner singing iconic fare such as "Crossroads," "The Thrill is Gone," "Route 66," "Sweet Home Chicago" and more, join

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Guitar Essentials: 20 Blues Turnarounds Every Guitarist Should Know - GuitarPlayer.com

Let’s be real for a second. If we were ranking cars by 0-60 acceleration times, or movies by numbers of tickets sold, we could easily come up with an

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Blues lean on 'cool customer' Binnington in G7 win

Rookie goaltender Jordan Binnington started the season in the minor leagues and finished it hoisting the Stanley Cup, capping an unlikely path to the first title in Blues franchise history.

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The Best Rolling Stones Songs That Don’t Really Sound Like the Rolling Stones | Pitchfork

Ten times they transcended their blues-rock traditions

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Otis Rush, Pioneering Chicago Blues Guitarist, Dead at 84 | Pitchfork

He passed due to complications from a stroke which he initially suffered in 2003

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Robert Plant Revisits Led Zeppelin And Examines The Blues Tradition On Father's Day In Chicago

On-stage in Chicago, former Led Zeppelin frontman Robert Plant performed a 90 minute set that put a unique spin on the Zeppelin canon thanks to his band The Sensational Space Shifters. In looking back on his own terms, Plant continues to push the music fo

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Rick Springfield: Under a magnifying glass

There’s been a lot of Rick Springfield headlines this past week as we get closer to the Jan. 26 release date of “The Snake King.” Unfortunately the headlines are not about how thi…

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7 Musicians Nominated For A Grammy This Year (Whom You Might Have Missed)

Did you know that The Rolling Stones, Pharrell and even famous composer John Williams have a chance at glory in January?

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The Rolling Stones want this guy in the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame | New York Post

The next time you hear a debate on who should be inducted into the Rock And Roll Hall of Fame, be sure to bring up the name of Hubert Sumlin. As pointed out in...

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The Rolling Stones' Blue and Lonesome: the classic songs they're covering | Music | The Guardian

Jagger and Richards were blues fans when they met, and 50 years on the passion has endured. Learn about and listen to all the originals on their new covers album

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Rolling Stones Preview Song From New Blues Album: Watch | Billboard

The Rolling Stones shared a brief snippet of a bluesy track from their upcoming album, which is due out this Friday (Oct. 6).

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Pavelski, Ward carry Sharks within a win of finals - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: (The Sports Xchange) - Joe Pavelski scored his second goal of the game 16 seconds into the third period as the San Jose Sharks beat the St. Louis Blues 6-3 on Monday to put them one win away from their first Stanley Cup finals. Leading

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Burns, Sharks burn Blues, tie series 1-1 – ProHockeyTalk

The San Jose Sharks handled the St. Louis Blues in just about every way to tie the Western Conference Final 1-1.

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Blues, drugs and rock ′n′ roll: Eric Burdon turns 75 | Music

The singer of "House of the Rising Sun" and founder of the band The Animals is considered one of the greatest white blues performer ever. Following his 75th birthday, Eric Burdon will once again go on tour.

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WATCH: Blues win Game 2 in OT after costly Stars penalty - CBSSports.com

Antoine Roussel's penalty in overtime gave David Backes an opportunity to score the game winning goal for the St. Louis Blues.

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Dallas Stars speed away from St. Louis Blues to take Game 1 | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Stars started the game hot and continued to pour it on, outshooting the Blues 14-6 in the first period and then 17-11 in the second period.

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Blackhawks come back, beat Blues in epic Game 6: 5 key moments

The Blackhawks defeated the Blues in one of the most dramatic games of the postseason to date. Here are the key moments that made it such an entertaining game:

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Stayin’ alive: Kane beats Blues in double OT, forces Game 6 – ProHockeyTalk

It took Patrick Kane a while to make his mark on this series. But when he did, he made it count. Kane scored the double-OT winner against the Blues on Thursday night, giving the 'Hawks a 4-3 win while staving off elimination, forcing a Game 6 back in Chic

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Brian Elliott, late power play give Blues Game 3 win over Hawks | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Blues forward Jaden Schwartz fired the game-winner at the 13:22 mark of the third period.

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Bo Diddley - "Bad Trip"

From the album "Where It All Began" (1972).

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Black-And-White Photos Chronicle The Early Days Of Rhythm And Blues

It's not easy, as an artist, to make your primary subject a certain sound. For example, the sound of deep pain mixed with a flame of hope. Photographer Benny Joseph, however, made a career of it. Throughout the 1950s, '60s and '70s, the photographer chronicled the bourgeoning roots of the movement known as rhythm and blues.

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Zach Parise's pair leads Wild over Blues, into second round | Puck Daddy - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Zach Parise scored twice and Devan Dubnyk stopped 30 shots as the Minnesota Wild eliminated the St. Louis after a 4-1 win in Game 6.

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Blues vs. Wild recap: What you need to know about Game 5 - CBSSports.com

Every night during the Stanley Cup playoffs, Eye On Hockey writers Adam Gretz and Chris Peters will bring you up to speed everything you need to know about all of the action around the NHL. Here's what you need to know about Blues-Wild, Game 5.

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Kane scores in OT, 'Hawks tie Blues at 2

Patrick Kane scored his second goal of the game at 11:17 of overtime, and the Chicago Blackhawks beat the St. Louis Blues 4-3 on Wednesday night to even their first-round playoff series at two games apiece. Kane carried the puck down the left side as team

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Blues nab another OT win from Blackhawks

NHL Hockey Recap: Final statistics from the Chicago vs. St. Louis game played on April 19, 2014

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Blues beat Blackhawks 4-3 in 3 OTs

Alexander Steen scored at 26 seconds of the third overtime to give the St. Louis Blues a 4-3 victory over the defending Stanley Cup champion Chicago Blackhawks in Game 1 of their first-round playoff series on Thursday night. Steen beat Corey Crawford off