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    This all-inclusive anthology of performers and playing styles from the last 80 years is the most authoritative and comprehensive source of blues guitar available today. Through rare photos and explanations of styles, tunings and equipment, Dave Rubin gives you insight behind the playing of the world's greatest bluesmen. Artists covered include: Duane Allman, Eric Clapton, Billy Gibbons, Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, Elmore James, Albert King, B.B. King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, T-Bone Walker, Muddy Waters, and many more. This book also features over 130 professionally-produced audio tracks demonstrating the styles. Spiral comb bound so book will lay flat.

    Audio is accessed online using the unique code inside the book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
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Dedication and Acknowledgements
Preface
Inside the Blues
  • Part One: 1942-1952
  • Part Two: 1952-1962
  • Part Three: 1962-1972

Art of the Shuffle
  • Introduction
  • Delta, Country, and Chicago Blues
  • Texas Blues
  • New Orleans Blues

Birth of the Groove
  • Introduction
  • Scales and Chords for R&B, Soul, and Funk Guitar
  • Ike Turner
  • Curtis Mayfield
  • Cornell Dupree
  • Steve Cropper
  • Jimmy Nolen

Power Trio Blues
  • Introduction
  • West Side Blues
  • Jazzy Blues
  • Soul Blues
  • Funk Blues

Rockin' the Blues
  • Scales for Blues-Rock Guitar
  • Duane Allman
  • Roy Buchanan
  • Eric Clapton
  • Billy Gibbons
  • Peter Green
  • Jimmy Page
  • Keith Richards
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan

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The Complete Book of Electric Blues Guitar

by Dave Rubin

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This all-inclusive anthology of performers and playing styles from the last 80 years is the most authoritative and comprehensive source of blues guitar available today. Through rare photos and explanations of styles, tunings and equipment, Dave Rubin gives you insight behind the playing of the world's greatest bluesmen. Artists covered include: Duane Allman, Eric Clapton, Billy Gibbons, Buddy Guy, John Lee Hooker, Elmore James, Albert King, B.B. King, Stevie Ray Vaughan, T-Bone Walker, Muddy Waters, and many more. This book also features over 130 professionally-produced audio tracks demonstrating the styles. Spiral comb bound so book will lay flat.

Audio is accessed online using the unique code inside the book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
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Dedication and Acknowledgements
Preface
Inside the Blues
  • Part One: 1942-1952
  • Part Two: 1952-1962
  • Part Three: 1962-1972

Art of the Shuffle
  • Introduction
  • Delta, Country, and Chicago Blues
  • Texas Blues
  • New Orleans Blues

Birth of the Groove
  • Introduction
  • Scales and Chords for R&B, Soul, and Funk Guitar
  • Ike Turner
  • Curtis Mayfield
  • Cornell Dupree
  • Steve Cropper
  • Jimmy Nolen

Power Trio Blues
  • Introduction
  • West Side Blues
  • Jazzy Blues
  • Soul Blues
  • Funk Blues

Rockin' the Blues
  • Scales for Blues-Rock Guitar
  • Duane Allman
  • Roy Buchanan
  • Eric Clapton
  • Billy Gibbons
  • Peter Green
  • Jimmy Page
  • Keith Richards
  • Stevie Ray Vaughan

About the Author