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The original supergroup pioneered a fusion of blues-rock that directly influenced a generation of musicians
From runs in fives to using less obvious scales and extended chords, the electric guitar master explains how to “sound more unique and less predictable”
Video In one of his greatest live performances captured on film, the Irish guitarist shows why he was so highly regarded by his peers
Video Perhaps no track demonstrates his furious slide work as well as this cover of the Bob Dylan classic
Video The producer, bassist and immensely prolific songwriter was responsible for some of the blues’ – and popular music’s – most enduring hits
The renegade star's professional career in blues is matched by no other female musician, and by very few men
Covered by the likes of Led Zeppelin, the Rolling Stones and Eric Clapton, Robert Johnson’s originals are the ground zero of recorded Delta blues
Video The late bluesman from Belfast demonstrates his world-class technique and explains what makes a great electric guitar
“It was just an undeniable element of everything that was going on in Led Zeppelin,” says the guitarist
Video The biggest, baddest voice of the Chicago blues scene, Wolf was a far-reaching inspiration
In King’s hands, the guitar becomes a canvas for a revolutionary reassertion of the instrument’s role in music and art
This scale reigns supreme as the chief source for carving those major/minor blues-based licks that sound so good over dominant 7th chords