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by Brother John  June 3, 2009 2:03 pm

This E-Book contains a number of picking patterns in the alternating bass style for beginners as well as some basic strumming patterns. While you are reading the TAB, click the speaker icon on each page to listen to how they should sound.

$3 (USD)

by Brother John  December 12, 2008 11:20 pm

Come and join the webs most hands on video tuition website. Here you can learn all there is to know about acoustic fingerstyle guitar with renowned guitar teacher Brother John from The Blues Preachers.

Connect with the roots and source of modern blues and contemporary music, by going back to the sounds and techniques of Mississippi John Hurt, Blind Willie Johnson, Robert Johnson, Lightning Hopkins, Son House, Doc Watson and many others.

by Brother John  December 1, 2008 10:25 am

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The Alternating Bass Style as performed by THE BLUES PREACHERS.
This new version is fully type set and optimized for Adobe Acrobat Reader X

It includes “Divine Justice Coming Down”
Chosen by Yoko Ono as runner-up in the John Lennon 70th. anniversary song writing contest.
The accompaniment, intro, outro and both slide solos have been transcribed.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uzh9ULTM1e0

A total of 13 tracks transcribed from their highly acclaimed albums:
‘Next Stop Beulah Land’, ‘Dry Long So’ and ‘Dead Catz Can Bounce’

Includes TAB for songs by Mississippi John Hurt, Reverend Robert Wilkins, Blind Willie Johnson, Blind Blake and more.

Each page contains an embedded audio file. Click on the speaker icon to hear the track as you read the TAB.

Just $10 (USD)

 

by Brother John  April 26, 2007 8:23 am

Here are some basic fingerpicking patterns in the alternating bass style designed to provide the ground work to be able to play like Mississippi John Hurt.

Pattern 1 (Clip1) C

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Pattern 3 (clip3) E

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Click here for more finger picking patterns for beginners.