Guitar Legends - Blues Explosion
Blues Legends takes you through the history of the blues--from Robert Johnson to Stevie Ray Vaughan--with an essential look at the genre's guitarists and legends. You'll get historic interviews with blues innovators like Eric Clapton, B.B. King, Buddy Guy and Hubert Sumlin, plus in-depth profiles that explore the lives and playing styles of guitar greats Robert Johnson, John Lee Hooker, Muddy Waters and Freddie King.
Blues Legends is collectible that will educate and entertain anyone who loves the blues, and teach guitarists how to play four great songs from the blues canon. Get it now while supplies last!
Blues Legends includes:
- 25 Essential Blues Albums: Not sure where to begin digging into the blues? Take a peek at this A-to-Z list of must-have acoustic and electric blues recordings.
- Stevie Ray Vaughan: Guitar World presents the explosive history of the man who saved the blues and then himself, only to die a tragic death. As told by SRV and his closest friends and associates.
- Buddy Guy: Jimi Hendrix learned at his feet, and Eric Clapton calls him "the greatest living guitarist". In this insightful interview, blues legend Buddy Guy reveals the stories behind his greatest recordings.
- B. B. King: The blues great contemplates mortality and reflects on the guitar heroes of his youth with One Kind Favor, his 2008 album of classic blues interpretations.
- Eric Clapton: Blues purist. Guitar god. Pop star. Eric Clapton has been all these and more. In this exhaustive, wide-ranging interview, rock's great survivor reflects on his tumultuous journey.
- Hubert Sumlin: As Howlin' Wolf's guitarist, Hubert Sumlin contributed to some of the greatest blues sides ever recorded. The Wolf's been dead for 33 years, but Sumlin's still Howlin'.
- Albert King: The man who once claimed to have invented blues power may have been telling the truth. In an interview given shortly before his death, Albert King explains how his unorthodox playing style and killer tone electrified the blues.