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I Found a Dream

This lesson is part of the course Blues Guitar with Orville Johnson.
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Become a complete blues player through these lessons in country blues fingerpicking, blues lead guitar, and bottleneck slide, with great technique lessons and blues songs from Robert Johnson, Mississippi John Hurt, and more.
 
 
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In this lesson you’ll learn a fingerstyle arrangement of the folk-blues classic “Make Me a Pallet on Your Floor” inspired by the playing of Mississippi John Hurt. Orville plays the song through and then explains the guitar part phrase by phrase. He also explains how you can alter the lengths of some of the chords, depending on how you hear the song, something that John Hurt and other great blues singers and guitarists did all the time.
 
 
 
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I Found a Dream  
 
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I Found a Dream
I Found a Dream
 
The song “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 this lesson you’ll learn a solo to “I Found a Dream” that includes some elements of Johnson’s solo style. Orville plays the solo through with his Rhythm Buddies, and then breaks it down for you phrase by phrase. He also talks about varying the phrasing of the melody and shows you some of the licks that are typical of Johnson’s playing. Once you’ve gone through some of the ideas Orville used in his solo you can try playing your own solo with Orville’s Rhythm Buddies, using the audio Play-Along Track at right.

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