Somebody's Been Playing With That Thing (eBook + Online Audio)
Ragtime Blues Guitar

This book presents three of the greatest ragtime blues guitar players from the 1920s-1940s. They all possessed what Rev. Gary Davis called that sportin’ right hand. Each could sing the blues or play a dance instrumental. They favored first-position chords but produced incredible textures and rhythms from these easy left-hand fingerings. There are years of exciting fingerpicking challenges in these pages. But what fun it will be once you can play these tunes!...more

Product Number:
30779MEB
Format:
eBook + Online Audio
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Notation Type:
Standard Notation and Tab
Pages:
120
Binding:
eBook
ISBN:
1-6191-1852-1
ISBN13:
978-16191-1852-2
Series:
Grossman Audio
Publisher:
Grossman's Guitar Workshop
Date Published:
12/10/2018

This book presents three of the greatest ragtime blues guitar players from the 1920s-1940s. They all possessed what Rev. Gary Davis called that sportin’ right hand. Each could sing the blues or play a dance instrumental. They favored first-position chords but produced incredible textures and rhythms from these easy left-hand fingerings. There are years of exciting fingerpicking challenges in these pages. But what fun it will be once you can play these tunes!

BIG BILL BROONZY Big Bill Blues • At the Break of Day • Friendless Blues • Shuffle Rag • Worrying You off My Mind Bull Cow Blues • Five Feet Five

BLIND BLAKE Georgia Bound • Back Biting Bee Blues • Cold Hearted Mama Blues • Ice Man Blues • Righteous Blues • Tootie Blues Rope Stretchin’ Blues • Sea Board Stomp • Walkin’ Across the Country • What a Lowdown Place the Jailhouse Is

BLIND BOY FULLER Baby, I Don’t Have to Worry • Careless Love • Georgia Ham Mama • Keep Away From My Woman Somebody’s Been Playing With That Thing • Why Don’t My Baby Write To Me (I Got A Woman Crazy For Me) She’s Funny That Way • Jivin’ Woman Blues

HOW TO USE THIS BOOK 1) Listen over and over to the original recordings available via the download link for this collection. 2) Get a program that can control digital audio files. Use this with the transcriptions and the recordings. 3) Be patient!! Practice, practice and practice some more!!

Introduction 
Explanation of the Tab System 
Big Bill Broonzy 
Big Bill Blues 
At the Break of Day 
Friendless Blues 
Shuffle Rag 
Worrying You Off My Mind, Part One 
Bull Cow Blues 
Five Feet Five 
Blind Blake 
Georgia Bound 
Back Biting Bee Blues 
Cold Hearted Mama Blues 
Ice Man Blues 
Sea Board Stomp 
Righteous Blues 
Rope Stretchin’ Blues, Part One 
Tootie Blues 
Walkin’ Across The Country 
What A Lowdown Place The Jailhouse Is 
Blind Boy Fuller 
(I Got A Woman Crazy For Me) She’s Funny That Way 
Ain’t No Gettin’ Along 
Baby, I Don’t Have To Worry 
Careless Love 
Georgia Ham Mama 
Jivin’ Woman Blues 
Somebody’s Been Playing With That Thing 
Why Don’t My Baby Write To Me 
Keep Away From My Woman 
Rev. Gary Davis’ Memories of Blind Boy Fuller
 
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Audio Sample 2
Series: Grossman Audio
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