A truly enjoyable in-depth look at the basics of acoustic blues guitar! Learn the blues progression the blues scale, blues chords including power chords, moveable chords, and barre chords, strum patterns, and how to accompany a blues song in 6/8 or 12/8 time. Addresses blues in minor keys, fingerpicking blues, turnarounds, fill-ins, the capo, blues technique such as double stops, bending, hammering and pulling-off, blues licks, and bass line accompaniments, plus how to build and play an improvised solo. Include dozens of blues solos and 9 great new blues songs! Written in standard notation and tablature.