The bottleneck guitar ideas of Son House, Blind Willie McTell, Fred McDowell, Blind Willie Johnson, Hambone Willie Newburn and Muddy Waters are presented. Country blues bottleneck style and techniques offers the student a wide variety of sounds, textures and atmospheres as well as challenges.
Lesson One: Melodic single-string lines in Open G tuning with Son House's Banty Rooster and One Kind Favor, Chordal approach in an Open D tuning with Blind Willie McTell's Wake Up Mama.
Lesson Two: OPEN D TUNING: Fred McDowell's You Got To Move and Good Morning Little Schoolgirl, Blind Willie Johnson's God Moves On The Water.
Lesson Three: OPEN G TUNING: Muddy Waters's I Can't Be Satisfied. Fred McDowell's Someday Baby, Hambone Willie Newbern's Roll And Tumble.
Level 2/3 • 24 page tab/music book with three compact discs