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Buddy Guy: Teachin' the Blues
Buddy Guy Teachin' the Blues
Actor: Buddy Guy
Director: Arlen Roth
Genres: Music Video & Concerts, Special Interests, Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts
NR     2005     1hr 13min

In this special DVD lesson, Chicago blues legend Buddy Guy passes on what he learned from Jimmy Reed, Guitar Slim, T-Bone Walker and Lightning Hopkins. Learn 9th chord licks, pick versus fingerstyle, turnarounds, special r...  more »


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Actor: Buddy Guy
Director: Arlen Roth
Genres: Music Video & Concerts, Special Interests, Educational, Musicals & Performing Arts
Sub-Genres: Blues, Special Interests, Educational, Musicals
Studio: Hot Licks
Format: DVD - Color - Closed-captioned,Subtitled
DVD Release Date: 11/15/2005
Release Year: 2005
Run Time: 1hr 13min
Screens: Color
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaDVD Credits: 1
Total Copies: 0
Members Wishing: 7
MPAA Rating: NR (Not Rated)
Languages: English
Subtitles: French, German, Italian, Spanish
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Ecologist_1 | 03/22/2007
(5 out of 5 stars)

"This kind of thing is one of the really good things about living in this age. I can watch Buddy Guy tell me how he plays the blues any time I want. I even get guitar tabs! I will enjoy this DVD for as long as I play the guitar."
Buddy Guy!!!
Rob Robbins | Dallas, TX | 06/30/2006
(5 out of 5 stars)

"The simple fact that you have Buddy Guy sitting down a talking and teachin' the Blues is worth 4 Stars. There IS tab in the booklet that comes with the DVD. Slo Mo feature gives you the chance to learn new licks along with Buddy. I thought it was great. Great chord section. I recommend it highly if you love the Blues and Buddy Guy"
Licks like the pros
Edward P. Gagnon | 02/03/2008
(4 out of 5 stars)

"I have this Hot Licks video on VHS, and I really like it. It's true he isn't playing his licks from his records, but he's teaching the blues, going back to Muddy Waters and Lightning Hopkins all the way to the I guess the 90s, by way of Jimi Hendrix and Stevie Ray Vaughn. It's like blues music appreciation lessons... aren't you supposed to slow down records to learn licks like the pros?

It does repeat itself, maybe Arlen Roth could of fixed the continuity, and it could put you into a trance with it's slow pace, but that's what you want music to do anyways, isn't it?"
The Bluest of the Blues
William Clark | Nashville TN | 03/19/2008
(5 out of 5 stars)

"The is a fantastic DVD a must have for all guitarists. It gives you the nuts and bolts to play authentic vintage blues. Buddy lays it in your lap. The slow motion section (which does not alter pitch) is outstanding. How anyone can say anything else is beyond me, do not delay, if you want to play the blues, GET THIS DVD NOW!"