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Blues Classics: Guitar Play-Along

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    Boom Boom by John Lee Hooker - Lesson

    In this first video, we learn about the song "Boom Boom" and watch the instructor show us the main parts of the song.

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    Boom Boom by John Lee Hooker - Play-Along with Guitar

    Next, the instructor plays the song with guitar backing tracks and we see it performed.

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    Boom Boom by John Lee Hooker - Play-Along without Guitar

    Here we can play along with the backing tracks while the guitar is removed.

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    Cold Shot by Stevie Ray Vaughan - Lesson

    In this video, we go over how to play "Cold Shot."

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    Cold Shot by Stevie Ray Vaughan - Play-Along with Guitar

    The song is played with backing tracks.

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    Cold Shot by Stevie Ray Vaughan - Play-Along without Guitar

    We can play with the backing tracks as the guitar has been removed.

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    Dust My Broom by Elmore James - Lesson

    In this video, we see how to play "Dust My Broom."

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    Dust My Broom by Elmore James - Play-Along with Guitar

    The song is played so we can hear how the guitar sounds.

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    Dust My Broom by Elmore James - Play-Along without Guitar

    The song without the guitar so we can play along.

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    Frosty by Albert Collins - Lesson

    Here we are shown the song "Frosty."

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    Frosty by Albert Collins - Play-Along with Guitar

    Now we can hear the song played on guitar.

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    Frosty by Albert Collins - Play-Along without Guitar

    In this tutorial, we can play along to the song without the guitar mixed in.

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    Further Up the Road by Bobby "Blue" Bland - Lesson

    In this tutorial, we learn how to play "Further Up the Road."

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    Further Up the Road by Bobby "Blue" Bland - Play-Along with Guitar

    Next we can follow along with the song as the instructor plays the guitar part.

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    Further Up the Road by Bobby "Blue" Bland - Play-Along without Guitar

    Now we can play the guitar ourselves with the backing tracks.

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    Paying the Cost to Be the Boss by B.B. King - Lesson

    The instructor teaches us the song "Paying the Cost to Be the Boss."

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    Paying the Cost to Be the Boss by B.B. King - Play-Along with Guitar

    Here we can listen to the song with the instructor playing the guitar.

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    Paying the Cost to Be the Boss by B.B. King - Play-Along without Guitar

    The guitar part is removed in this video so we can play along.

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    Steppin' Out by Eric Clapton - Lesson

    Next we are shown the parts for "Steppin' Out."

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    Steppin' Out by Eric Clapton - Play-Along with Guitar

    Here we can listen to the backing tracks with the guitar part being played.

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    Steppin' Out by Eric Clapton - Play-Along without Guitar

    The guitar part is taken out in this video so we can play along.

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    The Sky Is Crying by Stevie Ray Vaughan - Lesson

    We learn the main parts of "The Sky Is Crying" in this video.

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    The Sky Is Crying by Stevie Ray Vaughan - Play-Along with Guitar

    Next we hear the song played with the instructor playing the guitar.

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    The Sky Is Crying by Stevie Ray Vaughan - Play-Along without Guitar

    In this final video, we can play along to the song with the guitar part removed.

Product Overview


In this Hal Leonard video tutorial, The Guitar Play-Along video series lets you hear and see how to play timeless Blues classics from some of the top Bluesmen of all time, including Stevie Ray Vaughn, John Lee Hooker, Elmore James, Albert Collins, Bobby "Blue" Bland, B.B. King, and Eric Clapton. Just watch, listen and learn!

Each song starts with a lesson from a professional guitar teacher, then the teacher performs the complete song along with professionally recorded backing tracks that include on-screen guitar tab.

Lastly, there's a 3rd video for each song with tab, that gives a play through without the instructor's guitar, so you can play the part yourself with the professional backing track!

The 8 songs featured in this video tutorial series are some of the best of the Blues including, Boom Boom, Cold Shot, Dust My Broom, Frosty, Further on up the Road, Paying the Cost to Be the Boss, The Sky Is Crying, and Steppin' Out.

Make your Blues guitar playing solid by learning these must-know Blues classics today!


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nonstopdigital
Submitted 8 months ago

Great series but with a big flaw

This is a great series. The only flaw is that the tab should be on the screen during the guitar play-along video.

I am a: Beginner, Student, Hobbyist, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Mastering Facility, Cakewalk Sonar, Reaper, Studio One



nonstopdigital
Submitted 8 months ago

Great series but with a big flaw

This is a great series. The only flaw is that the tab should be on the screen during the guitar play-along video.

I am a: Beginner, Student, Hobbyist, Musician, Producer, Audio Engineer, Mastering Facility, Cakewalk Sonar, Reaper, Studio One


Hal Leonard LLC is an American music publishing and distribution company founded in Winona, Minnesota, by Harold "Hal" Edstrom, his brother, Everett "Leonard" Edstrom, and fellow musician Roger Busdicker. Currently headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, it is the largest sheet music publisher in the world.

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    In this Hal Leonard video tutorial, The Guitar Play-Along video series lets you hear and see how to play chart topping hits from some of the top bands of the time. Just watch, listen and learn!

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    '90s Rock: Guitar Play-Along

    In this Hal Leonard video tutorial, The Guitar Play-Along video series lets you hear and see how to play hit songs from the '90s like never before. Just watch, listen and learn!

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Blues Classics: Guitar Play-Along is rated 4.0 out of 5 by 1 .
Rated 4.0 out of 5 by from Great series but with a big flaw This is a great series. The only flaw is that the tab should be on the screen during the guitar play-along video.
Date published: 2020-08-16
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