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Tuning:

D-A-D-F#-A-D

Key (concert):

D Major

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Blind Willie McTell: Wake Up Mama - - (Table view)

Other recordings of Wake Up Mama:

This song is a "template" for many blues songs. Listen to Eric Clapton's Lawdy Mama for one example.

Progressions

  • Blues 12 Type1 Blues 12 Bar Blues - Type 1 - No turnaround
  • Special chords

    Modulation

    Books including the song

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    Complete Country Blues Guitar Book
    Mel Bay Complete - series. Over 50 fingerpicking guitar solos in notation and tabulature in country blues, Delta blues, ragtime blues, Texas blues and bottleneck styles.
    RefNr: MB94710BCD
    Order From:
    SheetmusicPlus
    Amazon UK
    Amazon US

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    Bottleneck Blues Guitar
    This comprehensive and thorough collection of fingerpicking guitar lessons contains invaluable tips and instruction implemented throughout the arrangements in this book.
    RefNr: SG20493BCD
    Order From:
    SheetmusicPlus
    MusicRoom

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    Bottleneck-Slide Blues Guitar
    It is a compilation of bottleneck/slide arrangements rather than an instruction book. Contains some classic arrangements.
    RefNr: MB94501BCD
    Order From:
    SheetmusicPlus
    Amazon UK
    Amazon US
    Videos including the song

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    Bottleneck Blues Guitar
    This 82 minute dvd is a MUST for anyone interested in bottleneck blues guitar. It is a complete survey of country blues bottleneck styles and techniques featuring rare footage of Son House, Fred McDowell, Mance Lipscomb and Bukka White.
    RefNr: SGGW902DVD
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    SheetmusicPlus
    MusicRoom
    Amazon UK
    Amazon US
    CDs including the song

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