Country Blues Guitar In Spanish & Vestapol Tunings

Published on May 23, 2013
Channel: Gtrworkshp
Category: Music
Source: Youtube

The use of open tunings on the guitar to accompany singing is one of the hallmark sounds of the Country Blues. Unquestionably, the two open tunings that have been used most commonly in the Country Blues have been Spanish tuning, often called Open G tuning and Vestapol tuning, quite often called Open D tuning. In this double DVD lesson John Miller teaches tunes by Elizabeth Cotten, Mississippi John Hurt, Mance Lipscomb, Clifford Gibson, Blind Boy Fuller, Memphis Willie B, John Byrd, Jesse Thomas and other legendary bluesmen. For details: