Blues Guitar

The blues - heartache and loss, loneliness and pain. These guys play it like no one else.

J.J. Cale

One of the originators of the Tulsa Sound, a loose mix of blues, rockabilly, country and jazz. Laid-back blues marked by fluid guitar and laconic vocals.

Buddy Guy

Pioneer of the Chicago Blues sound. A showman of the guitar who has worked with many of the great names in the blues-rock world.

Lightnin' Hopkins

One of the old-school blues guitarists who honed his style playing with Blind Lemon Jefferson, a blues great.

B.B. King

Widely recognised as the King of the Blues. Distinctive style of fluid string bending and vibrato has been hugely influential on modern blues guitarists.

Stevie Ray Vaughan

Responsible for igniting the blues revival of the 1980s. Strongly influenced by blues and rock musicians, he took blues guitar to another level of creativity and power.

Muddy Waters

Generally regarded as the father of modern Chicago blues and the major inspiration for the development of British blues in the 1960s. Electrified country blues with a whole lot more going on.

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