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The Fingerpicking Blues of Mississippi John Hurt

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12 Videos | Length: 1hr 34min 31sec
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    Introduction (6:41)


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    Spike Driver's Blues (10:33)


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    Got the Blues, Can't Be Satisfied (7:42)


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    Coffee Blues (9:41)


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    Monday Morning Blues (11:00)


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    Candy Man (9:07)


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    Richland Woman Blues (7:01)


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    My Creole Blues (4:14)


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    Make Me a Pallet on Your Floor (6:31)


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    Satisfied and Tickled Too & Stack O'Lee Blues (8:03)


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    Avalon Blues (9:57)


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    Mississippi John (4:01)


No traditional musician is better loved than Mississippi John Hurt, and in this Homespun video series, you’ll learn the songs, licks, sounds and techniques that make Mississippi John Hurt's music so popular.

Mississippi John Hurt has influenced innumerable musicians through the years and, four decades after his death, his songs and instrumentals continue to be played throughout the world by novice guitarists and professionals alike.

John Sebastian and Happy Traum, whose friendship goes back to the sixties, had the privilege of knowing John Hurt and hearing him play first hand. With their enthusiasm and love of his music, they take apart eleven of his classic songs, bringing fresh insights into the picking styles of this treasured artist.

If you’re into this style of music, this series is a must watch!


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brickyard racer
Submitted 1 year ago

Great stuff. Easy to go back and study in order to get better. Well demonstrated and explained.

Easy to go back and study in order to get better. Well demonstrated and explained.

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The Wiz
Submitted 1 year ago

Good mix of tunes

Great examples and true to the style!

I am a: Semi-Pro, Musician, Audio Engineer, Digital Performer

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John Sebastian is an American-born singer-songwriter, guitarist, harmonicist, and autoharpist, who is best known as a founder of The Lovin' Spoonful, a band inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 2000, and for his impromptu appearance at the Woodstock festival in 1969, and for his No. 1 hit in 1976, "Welcome Back".

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The Fingerpicking Blues of Mississippi John Hurt is rated 4.9 out of 5 by 2 .
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Great stuff. Easy to go back and study in order to get better. Well demonstrated and explained. Easy to go back and study in order to get better. Well demonstrated and explained.
Date published: 2018-01-09
Rated 5.0 out of 5 by from Good mix of tunes Great examples and true to the style!
Date published: 2017-10-20
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