Watch the Slow Blu Solo 2 online guitar lesson by David Hamburger from Slide Shop
The Chicago slide tradition actually stretches back to before World War II, when Tampa Red was the reigning guitar king in
town. He had a string of successful "hokum" hits, guitar and piano duets which, if you knew the slang of the day, featured
relatively adult lyric content. Photographs show him as a very dapper cat sporting a National tricone, and he was admired
then as he still is now for the unerring taste, tone and timing of his playing.
Learn more about Tampa Red (http://www.roadhouseblues.com/biopages/bioTampa.htm)