Featured Videos: In the Studio

Orville Johnson: “I Found a Dream”

Sponsored By

Peghead Nation blues guitar instructor plays and sings a classic Lonnie Johnson blues ballad.

by Scott Nygaard
June 01, 2016
 

“I Found a Dream” was recorded by blues and jazz guitar legend Lonnie Johnson in the early 1950s. Johnson began recording in the 1920s and was one of the first guitarists to play lead single-note breaks in blues and jazz songs. In his Peghead Nation Blues Guitar course, Orville Johnson teaches fingerstyle blues, bottleneck, and blues lead, including how to play the kinds of licks he plays in the solo in this video. To learn blues guitar techniques from Orville, enroll in his Blues Guitar course on Peghead Nation today.


Tags: Guitar, Blues
Category: Featured Video


PEGHEAD PARTNERS

Article Thumbnail
Dec 13, 2018
The blues guitarist and songwriter discusses and plays his Preston Thompson during a stop in Seattle, Washington.




Start Learning Today

One Course: $20/month or $200/year
Two Courses: $30/month or $300/year
Access to All Courses: $100/month

Peghead Nation’s String School is your source for roots music instruction, bringing you full courses in guitar, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, fiddle, and Dobro, featuring talented instructors, high-quality video instruction, accurate notation and tab, and fun songs to play right from the beginning. Enroll and become a Peghead today!