Book/3-CD set. 13 full hours of instruction! Lesson 1: The Roots Of Electric Blues - Electric blues grew out of the guitar picking of versatile single-string soloists like Lonnie Johnson and Scrapper Blackwell and country bluesmen, turned electric, like Lightnin' Hopkins and John Lee Hooker. Fred slows down and analyzes the licks, scales and techniques of these players.Lesson 2: Electric Slide Guitar - Using sample tunes, Fred teaches how to play in the styles of the blues masters: Tampa Red (open G), Elmore James (open E), Muddy Waters (open G), and Robert Nighthawk (standard tuning) and how to apply these techniques to rock progressions. Lesson 3: Early Blues/Rock: Chuck Berry and Bo Diddley - These two guitarists defined rock guitar in their day. The licks and styles they used, derived from blues players, are still an important part of every rock guitarist's repertoire.