Fred Sokolow Great Blues Solos PDF

Fred Sokolow - Great Blues Solos

Aug 22, 2022

Fred Sokolow Great Blues Solos PDF. QWIKGUIDE. These tunes were inspired by the great "first generation" acoustic blues guitarists: Huddie Ledbetter, Mance Lipscomb, Gary Davis, Jesse Fuller, Blind Blake, and others. Author Fred Sokolow's tunes convey some of the same feelings as these early blues artists and are fun to play. Several of the tunes are in alternate tunings. Fred describes his inspiration for each piece in the book, and also performs it on the attached CD. In notation and tablature with suggested back-up chords.
Fred Sokolow's "Great Blues Solos Qwikguide" is the best deal you'll ever find on a guitar book. For a super low price you get 20 songs in standard notation and tab and a CD! The songs are all blues fingerpicking solos, ranging from slow delta blues to jump to ragtime. They are composed by Sokolow and he introduces each one and tells you the influences on the song. If you like Leadbelly, Robert Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Blake, Son House, Skip James or any of the blues guitarists of the 20's and 30's, you'll find lots that you'll like here.
The playing level is in the advanced beginner to intermediate level. There are some alternate tunings and some bottleneck solos. The songs are a lot of fun to play, and they sound great.

Songs include:

  • Blind Scat Rag
  • Burning House
  • Furry's Train
  • Go Downtown
  • Hurt So Good
  • I Had To Do It
  • I Tried And I Tried
  • Lemonade
  • Lightin' Up Boogie
  • Mississippi Jump Time
  • Not Supposed To Be That Way
  • Oh What A Beautiful Day
  • Overdue Bill
  • Precious Moments
  • Red and Blue
  • Short Life Blues
  • Skip On Home
  • Take Me Back
  • Take Your Time
  • The Way I Am

Format: PDF + CD Audio tracks (Mp3). 49 pages

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