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Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Casey James: Drowing On Dry Land

Nice slow blues by Casey James.  Slow blues is one of the easiest styles of blues to play, and one of the hardest to master. This kid has chops!  I especially like his phrasing.  You can hear the guitar breath.  It is not a mesh of a hundred notes a minute.  Nice Job!

Monday, August 1, 2011

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 Warren Haynes       
     'Man In Motion'


'Love To Beg' 


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The Blues Buffet: Dirty Water

Just got this from the old email bag.A cool  band called The Blues Buffet. This is a nice melodic song that reminds me a lot of the old Climax Blues Band. Give it a look and listen

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Casey James: Use Me

Got this from the Taylor Hicks fan club.  A good video of Casey James doing an old Bill Withers tune.