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Key To The Highway: Essential Country Blues
Standard Tuning – Level 1/2

Songs include: Freight Train (Elizabeth Cotten), Spike Drivers Blues (Mississippi John Hurt), Candyman (Rev. Gary Davis), Key To The Highway (Big Bill Broonzy), Sugar Babe (Mance Lipscomb), Walk On (Brownie McGhee), Shinin’ Moon (Lightnin’ Hopkins), Spoonful Blues (Mance Lipscomb), Come Back Baby (Lightnin’ Hopkins), Keep Your Lamp Trimmed and Burning (Rev. Gary Davis)

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Slide Guitar of Blind Willie McTell
Level 1-3 – Open D and G Tunings

In this series, Tom Feldmann teaches a handful of songs that Blind Willie McTell recorded in the 1920’s, 30’s and 1940’s. The vast majority of songs are done out of Open D (Vestapol Tuning) however, Open G (Spanish Tuning) is also covered.

Songs include: Savannah Mamma, Three Women Blues, Ain’t It Grand To Be A Christian, I Got To Cross The River of Jordan, Dying Gambler, Mama ‘Tain’t Long For Day, and Loving Changing Blues

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Mastering Slide Guitar: From Good To Great
Level 1-3 – Open D and G Tunings

In this 3 Volume Series Tom Feldmann takes you through Beginner to Advanced levels of slide guitar magic.

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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)
Poor Boy A Long Ways From Home (Barbecue Bob)
Key To The Highway (Big Bill Broonzy)
Stump Blues (Big Bill Broonzy)
Long Haired Doney (R.L. Burnside)
Little Babe (R.L. Burnside)
Going Down South (R.L. Burnside)
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)
Albatross (Peter Green/Fleetwood Mac)
It Hurts Me Too (John Hammond)
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)
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)
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)
Blues in A (Robert Johnson)
Spoonful Blues (Mance Lipscomb)
Sugar Babe (Mance Lipscomb)
Run, Sinner, Run (Mance Lipscomb)
Fishin’ Blues (Taj Mahal)
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 Highway No. 51 (Tommy McClennan)
Walk On (Brownie McGhee)
Am I Wrong (Keb’ Mo’)
She Just Wants To Dance (Keb’ Mo’)
Roll and Tumble (Hambone Willie Newbern)
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)
Make Me A Pallet On Your Floor (Traditional)
Take Your Burden To The Lord And Leave It There (Traditional)
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)



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