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2/11/14: New Supplemental Blues Lesson... Texas Rock

11/27/13: The Blues You Can Use Backing Tracks CD is now available as a full album. Check out the BYCU Store.

New LICK OF THE WEEK
January 28, 2015

Albert King - The Sky is Crying

This week’s lick is a study in string bends. Taken from Albert King’s rendition of the Elmore James classic, “The Sky is Crying,” it features Albert’s masterful string bending technique.

 
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Powerful, moving blues by the great Lightnin' Hopkins. He plays "Lightnin's Blues," with the touch of a master.

Albert King teaches us about the power of the blues in his great tune, "Blues Power," in a 1970s concert. He soars with his searing guitar lines, while his velvet voice give the performance a richness of tone.
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