Previous page:

Blues Guitar - Pony Blues

Next page:
Previous page: Blues Guitar - 8-bar blues in A – Come Back Baby Next page: Blues Guitar - Mississippi Blues

Pony Blues is one of the themes you can hear in many variations. Some classic versions are Charley Patton's "Pony Blues" and "Stone Poney Blues", Tommy Johnson's "Bye Bye Blues", and not to forget Willie Brown's "M&O Blues". The pony that is probably best know today is Big Bill Broonzy's "Hey, Hey", made popular recently by Eric Clapton's recording of the song on his Unplugged album.

Pony Blues Theme




   
Download Finale File
 
PDF-File

If you, as me, like Big Bill Broonzy's "Hey, Hey", there are at least two sources. The first, and in my opinion the best, is to turn to the original. The song is transcribed and analyzed in Woody Mann's book/CD set on Big Bill Broonzy's.

The other option is of course to get the transcriptions of all the songs on Eric Clapton's Unplugged album.

For other versions of this and more classic blues, I recommend:

Some Delta Blues - books

Top Seller


More >>
The New Transcriptions
29 Songs From The Legendary Bluesman. A must-have for all blues guitarists, this exciting publication is the most complete Robert Johnson collection ever!
RefNr: HL690271
Order From:
SheetmusicPlus
MusicRoom
Amazon UK
Amazon US

Other Books


More >>
The Guitar of Robert Johnson
Here, Woody Mann has carefully prepared this three CD series to describe and illustrate many of Robert Johnson!s amazing guitar techniques and musical ideas.
RefNr: SG20911BCD
Order From:
SheetmusicPlus
Amazon UK
Amazon US

More >>
Rory Block Teaches Classics of Country Blues Guitar
Here are some of the greatest country blues solos of all time, taught in phrase-by-phrase detail. Rory Block
RefNr: HL699065
Order From:
SheetmusicPlus
MusicRoom
Amazon UK
Amazon US

More >>
The Road to Robert Johnson
The Genesis and Evolution of Blues in the Delta from the Late 1800s Through 1938.
RefNr: HL695388
Order From:
SheetmusicPlus
Amazon UK
Amazon US

More >>
Acoustic Country Blues Guitar
This valuable collection presents note-for-note transcriptions and performance notes for 12 timeless songs that inspired the legendary Robert Johnson.
RefNr: HL695139
Order From:
SheetmusicPlus
Amazon UK
Amazon US

Go here for full list of Delta Blues books

Delta Blues - videos


More >>
The Power Of The Delta Blues Guitar Volume 1
Rory Block dissects and teaches a breathtaking set of key Delta Blues performances, including the rhythmic pounding of Charlie Patton, the fingerpicking style of Tommy Johnson and the slide/open-tuning sounds of the great Robert Johnson.
RefNr: HT641886
Order From:
MusicRoom
Amazon UK
Amazon US

More >>
Children's Guitar Method
This popular method starts young children on their musical journey by teaching basic principals of Guitar playing. It begins with the parts of the Guitar, how to comfortably hold the instrument, right and left hand positioning and tuning. Easy step-by-step playing examples are used to teach chords, picking, strumming patterns and single note melodies. It uses plain language that makes it easy to understand major and minor chords, rhythm and timing. Have fun playing complete song rhythms with full band backing tracks that give children the feel and excitement of playing with other musicians.
RefNr: FR00957
Order From:
MusicRoom

More >>
The Power Of The Delta Blues Guitar Volume 2
In this edition, Block concentrates upon the unusual and diverse styles of Bukka White, Mississippi John Hurt, Charlie Spann and Robert Johnson.
RefNr: HT641887
Order From:
MusicRoom
Amazon UK
Amazon US

Go here for full list of Delta Blues videos

Previous page: Next page:
Previous page: Blues Guitar - 8-bar blues in A – Come Back Baby Next page: Blues Guitar - Mississippi Blues