Archive for -Blues

Apr
11

Gary Moore Backing Tracks

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Gary Moore released his first solo album in 1973. In 1978 his career continued with help from Phil Lynott. The combination of Moore’s blues-based guitar and Lynott’s voice, produced “Parisienne Walkways”, which reached the Top Ten in the UK Singles Chart in April 1979. After a series of rock records, Moore returned to blues music with Still Got the Blues, with contributions... Read more→

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Apr
10

Van Morrison Backing Tracks

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Van Morrison is a critically acclaimed singer and songwriter. Some of his recordings, such as the studio albums Astral Weeks and Moondance, and the live album It’s Too Late to Stop Now, are widely viewed as among the greatest ever made. Moondance established Morrison as a major artist, and throughout the 1970s he built on his reputation with a series of critically acclaimed albums and live... Read more→

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Apr
10

SRV Backing Tracks

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Stevie Ray Vaughan was a guitarist, singer and songwriter. Eighteen albums of Vaughan’s work have been released. In 2003, Rolling Stone magazine ranked Stevie Ray Vaughan #7 in its list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists of All Time and Classic Rock Magazine ranked him #3 in their list of the 100 Wildest Guitar Heroes in 2007. [Click the Arrow to play "Chitlins Con Carne"] Audio clip: Adobe Flash... Read more→

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Apr
10

Fleetwood Mac Backing Tracks

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Fleetwood Mac was formed in 1967 in London when Peter Green left the British blues band John Mayall & the Bluesbreakers. Green had replaced guitarist Eric Clapton in the Bluesbreakers, and received critical acclaim for his work on their album A Hard Road. The two most successful periods for Fleetwood mac were during the late 1960s British blues boom, when they were led by guitarist Peter Green,... Read more→

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Apr
09

BB King Backing Tracks

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Riley B. King, known by the stage name B.B. King, is a blues guitarist and singer-songwriter acclaimed for his expressive singing and guitar playing. Rolling Stone magazine ranked him at #3 on its list of the “100 greatest guitarists of all time.” King introduced a sophisticated style of soloing based on fluid string bending and shimmering vibrato that would influence virtually every... Read more→

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Apr
09

Blues Backing Tracks

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“The Blues” is both a musical form and a music genre created primarily within the African-American communities in the Deep South of the United States at the end of the 19th century from spirituals, work songs, field hollers, shouts and chants, and rhymed simple narrative ballads. The blues form ubiquitous in jazz, rhythm and blues, and rock and roll is characterized by specific chord... Read more→

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Apr
09

ZZ Top Backing Tracks

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ZZ Top was formed in 1969 in Houston, Texas. Its members are Billy Gibbons (vocals and guitar), Joseph Dusty Hill (vocals, bass, and keyboards), and Frank Beard (drums and percussion). ZZ Top is ranked number 44 on VH1′s “100 Greatest Artists of Hard Rock.” The trio is one of the longest running rock bands to retain the same lineup. ZZ Top was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall... Read more→

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Apr
09

Albert King Backing Tracks

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Albert King was known as “The Velvet Bulldozer”. He was born on a cotton plantation in Indianola, Mississippi. During his childhood he would sing at a family gospel group at a church. He began his professional work as a musician with a group called In The Groove Boys, in Osceola, Arkansas. Influenced by blues musicians Blind Lemon Jefferson and Lonnie Johnson, the electric guitar became... Read more→

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Apr
09

Carlos Santana Backing Tracks

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Carlos Santana became famous in the late 1960s and early 1970s with his band, Santana, which pioneered rock, salsa and jazz fusion. The band’s sound featured his melodic, blues-based guitar lines set against Latin percussion. He experienced a sudden resurgence of popularity and critical acclaim in the late 1990s. Rolling Stone named Santana number 15 on their list of the 100 Greatest Guitarists... Read more→

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Apr
08

Allman Brothers Backing Tracks

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The Allman Brothers Band The Allman Brothers Band is an American rock band once based in Macon, Georgia. The band was formed in 1969 by brothers Duane Allman (slide guitar and lead guitar) and Gregg Allman (vocals, organ, songwriting), who were supported by Dickey Betts (lead guitar, vocals, songwriting), Berry Oakley (bass guitar), Butch Trucks (drums), and Jai Johanny “Jaimoe” Johanson... Read more→

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