Hvordan spille blues på gitar

"The blues tells a story. Every line of the blues has a meaning." ~ John Lee Hooker, blues singer, songwriter, guitarist (1917–2001

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Det å lære seg én og én sang, er en tungvint måte å lære seg gitar på

"There's no way in the world I can feel the same blues the way I used to. When I play in Chicago, I'm playing up-to-date, not the blues I was born with. People should hear the pure blues - the blues we used to have when we had no money." ~ Muddy Waters (1913–1983)

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Tolvtakers blues

"The blues are the roots and the other musics are the fruits. It's better keeping the roots alive, because it means better fruits from now on. The blues are the roots of all American music. As long as American music survives, so will the blues." ~ Willie Dixon (1915–1992)

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Sweet Home Chicago

"They hear it come out, but they don't know how it got there. They don't understand that's life's way of talking. You don't sing to feel better. You sing 'cause that's a way of understanding life." ~ Ma Rainey (1882 or 1886–1939)

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Hva kan 12 bar blues brukes til?

"The blues is celebration, because when you take sorrow and turn it into music, you transform it." ~ Odetta Holmes Folk, blues, spirituals guitarist, lyricist (1930–2008)

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Lyst å lære enda mer blues?

"The blues was like that problem child that you may have had in the family. You was a little bit ashamed to let anybody see him, but you loved him. You just didn't know how other people would take it." ~ B.B. King (1925–2015)

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