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Fingerpicking Christmas Classics
Level 1-3

Songs include: Jingle Bells, The First Noel, O Christmas Tree, Silent Night, Joy To The World, White Christmas, Silver Bells, Auld Lang Syne, Winter Wonderland, Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, Santa’s On His Way

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Country Blues in Open G Tuning
Level 1-3

Songs include: Special Rider Blues (Skip James), Frankie (Miss John Hurt), Kassie Jones (Furry Lewis), Screamin’ & Hollerin’ the Blues (Charley Patton), Kokomo Blues (Miss Fred McDowell), Stop Breakin’ Down Blues (Robert Johnson), Big Mama’s Door (Alvin “Youngblood” Hart), Pushin’ My Luck (Robert Belfour), Spanish Fandango: 3/4 & 4/4 time (Traditional)

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Soloing Techniques and CAGED
Level 2/3
Standard Tuning

In this lesson I teach how to use the CAGED system to construct guitar solos by;
1 – Using CAGED chords as a solo
2 – Playing in and around the chord shapes up and down the neck
3 – Creating single string lead lines connecting the chord shapes
4 – Building riffs, licks and double stops

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Mastering Slide Guitar: From Good To Great
Learn To Play Guitar
CAGED System
Soloing Techniques and CAGED
Building Thumb Independence
Navigating the Fretboard: Open G and Open D
I Am the Black Ace (Black Ace)
Baby Please Don’t Go (Pink Anderson)
Rowdy Blues (Kid Bailey)
Mississippi Bottom Blues (Kid Bailey)
Pushin’ My Luck (Robert Belfour)
How Long Blues (Scrapper Blackwell/Leroy Carr)
Chump Man Blues (Blind Blake)
Poor Boy A Long Ways From Home (Barbecue Bob)
Hey Hey (Big Bill Broonzy)
Key To The Highway (Big Bill Broonzy)
Mississippi River Blues (Big Big Broonzy)
Stump Blues (Big Bill Broonzy)
Southbound Train (Big Bill Broonzy)
Poor Black Mattie (R.L. Burnside)
Miss Maybelle (R.L. Burnside)
Peaches (R.L. Burnside)
Jumper On The Line (R.L. Burnside)
Snake Drive (R.L. Burnside)
Skinny Woman (R.L. Burnside)
Long Haired Doney (R.L. Burnside)
Little Babe (R.L. Burnside)
Going Down South (R.L. Burnside)
Who’s Been Here (Bo Carter)
I Want You To Know (Bo Carter)
Ways Like A Crawfish (Bo Carter)
Bowling Green Rag (John Cephas)
Brownskin Woman (Sam Chatmon)
L.A. Freeway (Guy Clark)
The Cape (Guy Clark)
Mean Old World (Eric Clapton/Duane Allman)
Vigilante Man (Ry Cooder)
Paris, Texas (Ry Cooder)
Freight Train (Elizabeth Cotten)
Candyman (Rev. Gary Davis)
Death Don’t Have No Mercy (Rev. Gary Davis)
I Belong To The Band (Rev Gary Davis)
Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning (Rev. Gary Davis)
Oh Glory, How Happy I Am (Rev Gary Davis)
There’s A Bright Side Somewhere (Rev. Gary Davis)
Delia (Rev. Gary Davis)
Run Sinner Run (Guy Davis)
Ft. Worth Blues (Steve Earle)
Goodbye (Steve Earle)
Ballad of Angel Mosley (Tom Feldmann)
Greenville Avenue (Tom Feldmann)
Easy Rag in C (arr. by Tom Feldmann)
Potato Soup (Tom Feldmann)
Skip Around The Old Oak Tree (Tom Feldmann)
Well Done (Tom Feldmann)
Hands In Hand (Tom Feldmann)
Shine Upon Everyone (Tom Feldmann)
Better Keep It Hid (Tom Feldmann)
Keep Marching On (Tom Feldmann)
10,000 Chains (Tom Feldmann)
Amazing Grace (arr. by Tom Feldmann)
Going Now But I Won’t Stay Long (Tom Feldmann)
Hallelu (Tom Feldmann)
Have Ourselves A Time (Tom Feldmann)
Silver Bells (arr. by Tom Feldmann)
O Christmas Tree (arr. by Tom Feldmann)
Auld Lang Syne (arr. by Tom Feldmann)
Silent Night (arr. by Tom Feldmann)
Jingle Bells (arr. by Tom Feldmann)
The First Noel (arr. by Tom Feldmann)
Clay Pigeons (Blaze Foley)
Election Day (Blaze Foley)
If I Could Only Fly (Blaze Foley)
Oh Darlin’ (Blaze Foley)
Our Little Town (Blaze Foley)
Mama Let Me Lay It On You (Blind Boy Fuller)
Step It Up and Go (Blind Boy Fuller)
Jitterbug Rag, Rag (Blind Boy Fuller)
Mama, Rag (Blind Boy Fuller)
Truckin’ My Blues Away (Blind Boy Fuller)
You Can Never Tell (Blind Boy Fuller)
Weeping Willow (Blind Boy Fuller)
Careless Love (Blind Boy Fuller)
Little Woman You’re So Sweet (Blind Boy Fuller)
Albatross (Peter Green/Fleetwood Mac)
It Hurts Me Too (John Hammond)
Big Mama’s Door (Alvin “Youngblood” Hart)
Mojo Hand (Lightnin’ Hopkins)
Come Back Baby (Lightnin’ Hopkins)
Shinin’ Moon (Lightnin’ Hopkins)
Bring Me My Shotgun (Lightnin’ Hopkins)
Mean Old Twister/Backwater Blues (Lightnin’ Hopkins)
Needed Time (Lightnin’ Hopkins)
Lord Have Mercy When I Come To Die (Son House)
Death Letter Blues (Son House)
Frankie (Miss John Hurt)
C.C. Rider (Mississippi John Hurt)
Stack O’Lee (Mississippi John Hurt)
Spike Drivers Blues (Mississippi John Hurt)
Stocktime (Mississippi John Hurt)
First Shot Missed Him (Mississippi John Hurt)
Dust My Broom (Elmore James)
Shake Your Moneymaker (Elmore James)
Special Rider Blues (Skip James)
It’s Nobody’s Fault But Mine (Blind Willie Johnson)
Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning (Blind Willie Johnson)
Come On In My Kitchen (Robert Johnson)
Kindhearted Woman Blues (Robert Johnson)
Love In Vain Blues (Robert Johnson)
Drunken Hearted Man (Robert Johnson)
Stop Breakin’ Down Blues (Robert Johnson)
Terraplane Blues -Stones In My Passway – Milkcow’s Calf Blues (Robert Johnson)
Blues in A (Robert Johnson)
Canned Heat Blues (Tommy Johnson)
If I Get Lucky (J.B. Lenoir)
Kassie Jones (Furry Lewis)
Spoonful Blues (Mance Lipscomb)
Sugar Babe (Mance Lipscomb)
Run, Sinner, Run (Mance Lipscomb)
Fishin’ Blues (Taj Mahal)
Kokomo Blues (Miss Fred McDowell)
You Got To Move (Fred McDowell)
Letter From Hot Springs (Fred McDowell)
The Lord Will Make A Way (Fred McDowell)
Get Right Church (Fred McDowell)
New Shake Em On Down (Tommy McClennan)
New Highway No. 51 (Tommy McClennan)
Walk On (Brownie McGhee)
Statesboro Blues (Blind Willie McTell)
Savannah Mamma (Blind Willie McTell)
Three Women Blues (Blind Willie McTell)
Ain’t It Grand To Be A Christian (Blind Willie McTell)
I Got To Cross The River of Jordan (Blind Willie McTell)
Dying Gambler (Blind Willie McTell)
Mama ‘Tain’t Long For Day (Blind Willie McTell)
Loving Changing Blues (Blind Willie McTell)
Am I Wrong (Keb’ Mo’)
She Just Wants To Dance (Keb’ Mo’)
Roll and Tumble (Hambone Willie Newbern)
Screamin’ & Hollerin’ the Blues (Charley Patton)
Elder Green Blues (Charley Patton)
Give It Up or Let Me Go (Bonnie Raitt)
Goin’ Away Baby (Jimmy Rogers)
Ludella (Jimmy Rogers)
That’s All Right (Jimmy Rogers)
Moanin’ The Blues (Allen Shaw)
Nine Pound Hammer (Merle Travis)
Kind Hearted Woman (George Thorogood)
I Can’t Be Satisfied (Muddy Waters)
Rollin’ Stone (Muddy Waters)
Louisiana Blues (Muddy Waters)
Train Fare Blues (Muddy Waters)
Guitar Rag (Sylvester Weaver)
Jitterbug Swing (Bukka White)
O Lord I Want You To Help Me (Robert Wilkins)
Down In The Bottom (Howlin’ Wolf)
I Am The Wolf (Howlin’ Wolf)
If I Needed You (Townes Van Zandt)
Pancho & Lefty (Townes Van Zandt)
Waiting Around To Die (Townes Van Zandt)
Spanish Fandango: 3/4 & 4/4 Time (Traditional)
Make Me A Pallet On Your Floor (Traditional)
Take Your Burden To The Lord And Leave It There (Traditional)

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