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"The blues are important primarily because they contain the cultural expression and the cultural response to blacks in America and to the situation that they find themselves in. And contained in the blues is a philosophical system at work. And as part of the oral tradition, this is a way of passing along information." ~ August Wilson

Guitar Lessons • The Combination Scale • Theory, Scale Positions and Fingering • Video Lessons

image courtesy of Chicago Blue's Bar The theme for this week's challenge is "I've got the blues" I wanted to use a topic that was open end.

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Astonishing Splashes of Colour: Indigo

She sells sea shells - a lovely blue color palette from Yarn Love. This palette became my Dragonfly colorway - find it at Yarn Love.

Twinkle lights encased in blue crystals. | 36 Insanely Awesome Things Under $40 You Need For Your Bedroom

23 Insanely Awesome And Inexpensive Things You Need For Your Bedroom

Stevie Ray Vaughn  The world's greatest white blues player and my favorite guitarist.

SRV – 25 years gone, the sky is still crying

He was the greatest blues guitarist of his generation. ~ Mick Jagger From Wikipedia: Birth name Stephen Ray Vaughan Also known as SRV Born October 1954 Dallas, Texas, United States Died August

Riley Ben King B.B. King was an American blues musician, singer, songwriter, and Sep 16, 1925 -  5/14-2015 *89 916-925-1625 514-515-1415 905 989- 1925  589 9589

BB King

B B King with his prized guitar "Lucille". B B King passed today, Thursday, May 2015 at the age of

Learning Guitar: Pentatonic Scales and Lead Patterns Caged

Learning Guitar: Pentatonic Scales and Lead Patterns Caged

"Learning Guitar: Pentatonic Scales and Lead Patterns Caged" Goal: More practice on Guitar

Lightnin Hopkins:Sam John Hopkins (March 15, 1912 – January 30, 1982), better known as Lightnin’ Hopkins, was an American country blues singer, songwriter, guitarist and occasional pianist, from Houston, Texas. Rolling Stone magazine included Hopkins at number 71 on their list of the 100 greatest guitarists of all time.

Captivating Black-And-White Photos Chronicle The Early Days Of R&B

Black-And-White Photos Chronicle The Early Days Of Rhythm And Blues - Benny Joseph, Sam “Lightnin’” Hopkins, Houston, © Benny Joseph. Courtesy International Center of Photography.

Pantone Spring 2014 Colors, Placid and Dazzling Blues. Light falling through coloured bottles.

7 Creative Ways to Save Money on your Wedding Flowers

Blue on Blue ~ Blue glass bottles with blue flowers. Although, I think any color flower would be beautiful with the blue bottles. Especially white or cream. I think I just love the blue bottles, mostly.

Blue and white striped awnings make for the perfect beach scene.

23 Reasons Why Blue and White Is The Most Classic Color Combination

Blue and white striped awnings make for the perfect beach scene.unity, harmony, variety, line, movement

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NICOLL BLUE (pattern curator)

Blue - like image above, shows calmness, stability security. soothing tones for any enviroment