How about one of the genre 'Blues' for this weekend? Today with the legendary guitarist Robert Johnson, 'blues daddy'.
Here are the great musicians and singers that inspired Robert Johnson’s legendary performances. Peetie Wheatstraw, Charley Patton, Kokomo Arnold, Blind Lemon Jefferson, Skip James, Johnny Temple, Blind Blake, Leroy Carr, Tampa Red, The Mississippi Sheiks, Son House and more! These are the sources of both his powerful performing style and his compositional vision. This CD is a companion to the book “Escaping the Delta: Robert Johnson and the Invention of the Blues”
In any music style, there are essentials ? scales, licks, chords, etc. Blues Guitar Chords teaches you the must-know chords that will get you shufflin' like a pro in no time. You won't get bogged down with tons of details. Rather, you'll be armed with many chord shapes that have been used throughout the history of the blues.
During the last quarter of the 20th century, and thanks largely to Eric Clapton's remarkable devotion to his memory, Robert Leroy Johnson posthumously became the most celebrated Delta blues musician of the pre-WWII era. Among numerous editions of his complete works and various anthologies that combine his recordings with those of his contemporaries and followers, J.S.P.'s The Road to Robert Johnson and Beyond combines many of his essential performances with those by dozens of other blues artists from Blind Lemon Jefferson and Henry Thomas to Muddy Waters and Elmore James.
It is an extraordinary story, the very stuff of legend. A country blues singer with a career shrouded in mystery, who died in his twenties, whose entire recoreded output numbered less than thirty songs (all included here) which hardly sold any copies during his short lifetime, has become regarded as one of the most influential musicians of the twentieth century…