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Guitar Skills (opens in new tab): Whether you're a beginner or beyond with an acoustic of electric guitar (opens in new tab), we've got blues you can use here. Check out our range of accessible guitar lessons below. 

Learn 10 next-level blues guitar chords (opens in new tab)

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Expand your blues chord progressions (opens in new tab)


Make jamming easier with this 12-bar blues chord generator (opens in new tab)

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Learn the most common chord progression in the most important keys and you’ll always know where you are in a 12-bar blues jam (opens in new tab)


The pentatonic scale made easy with three chord shapes (opens in new tab)

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Scales don't have to be hard – and this lesson proves it! (opens in new tab)


5-minute blues guitar lesson: Learn to play two-note trills (opens in new tab)

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 Learn a signature technique from Jimi Hendrix's Voodoo Child (Slight Return) (opens in new tab)


The ultimate Jimi Hendrix lead guitar lesson (opens in new tab)

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We break down the lead techniques of the greatest guitarist of all time with a huge tutorial – including wah and whammy lessons (opens in new tab)


5-minute blues guitar lesson: Learn to play fluid bends (opens in new tab)

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 An Albert King-inspired lick (opens in new tab)


Start playing Texas blues with this 10-minute lesson (opens in new tab)

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The Lone Star State overdriven blues of SRV and Johnny Winter made accessible (opens in new tab)


The ultimate Jimi Hendrix rhythm guitar chord lesson (opens in new tab)

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Master Jimi's 'thumb over the neck' and and finger barre chord techniques – plus his approach to funk rock (opens in new tab)


5-minute blues guitar lesson: Learn to play the BB King 'Zinger' (opens in new tab)

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A signature slide move from one of the greats (opens in new tab)


5-minute blues guitar lesson: Learn to play diads – two-note chords (opens in new tab)

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From Jimi Hendrix to John Mayer, countless players have used diads to add chord-like tone to their solos (opens in new tab)


5-minute blues guitar lesson: Learn to play sliding diad chords

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We introduced diads in our last lesson, now let's get some movement! (opens in new tab)


How to solo over a 12-bar blues chord progression (opens in new tab)

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A guitar lesson with essential tips for a blues jam – complete with backing track (opens in new tab)


5-minute blues guitar lesson: Dissonant doublestop bends (opens in new tab)

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Get to grips with the technique used by blues greats including Eric Clapton and Gary Moore (opens in new tab)


Learn from the master with these Chuck Berry-style blues licks

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Go back to the building blocks of rock (opens in new tab)


10 great blues guitar chords to learn now (opens in new tab)

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Enhance your blues and beyond with these shapes (opens in new tab)


5-minute blues guitar lesson: Quarter-tone bends (opens in new tab)

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An essential blues trick to breathe new life into you notes – tab and audio included (opens in new tab)


5-minute blues guitar lesson: String rakes (opens in new tab)

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A simple blues trick to spice up your playing (opens in new tab)


A beginner guitar lesson on the pentatonic scale (opens in new tab)

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The pentatonic scale is the guitarist's friend! (opens in new tab)


Classic guest lesson: Joe Bonamassa

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Joe shares some of his finest blues licks (opens in new tab)

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