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  • Mark Hummel Playlist (West Coast Blues!)

    If you’ve not heard of Mark Hummel, where have you been?! The New Yorker said, “Hummel, a specialist in West Coast Blues, knows a thing or two about how to please an audience”. See for yourself in the videos below 🙂 And you can learn more about Mark on his website...


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  • Blues America (Full Blues Documentary)

    “Blues America”, is a must-watch for any blues fan. The ability of downtrodden people to rise up with the power of music that influenced generations to come is powerful stuff. Put your feet up and enjoy! Part 1 of 2 Part 2 of ...


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  • Harmonica Player of the Month: Charlie McCoy (Exclusive Interview)

    If you play the harmonica, or have a love of Country music, there’s a good chance you know who Charlie McCoy is. Charlie’s take on Georgia On My Mind recorded during the Jerry Reed Guitar-Man Tribute in 2014: Maybe you have one, or more likely some of his forty-three albums, seen him on the Grand [&hellip...


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  • The Sweet Sounds of James Cotton in Concert (1973)

    James Cotton is blues harmonica. Sadly he passed away in March 2017 but his legacy still lives on. Here’s James Cotton in all his glory, a full concert recorded live on 6/15/1973 at Winterland, San Francisco, CA. (For more James Cotton here’s one of his finest albums and here’s his life story) Setlist: 0:00:00 – [&hellip...


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  • Harmonica Lesson: On The Road Again (Canned Heat)

    Following up from last week’s interview with Mr Will Wilde here’s a cool lesson from the man himself. The song is the instantly recognizable On The Road Again by Canned Heat, such an awesome tune to have in your repertoire. (And if you’re looking for more lessons from Will check out Breakthrough Blues which includes [&hellip...


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  • Cheap Thrills Harmonica Cover (With Tab)

    First off, it took me some time to choose the key of the harmonica to keep that melisma which starts the chorus with the words “Baby I don’t…”. I went with the 2nd position, B harmonica, and the key of F#m, where I have that bend on 3, which fits that phrase. If you choose [&hellip...


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