How To: Play John Hurt's "Monday Morning Blues" on guitar

Play John Hurt's "Monday Morning Blues" on guitar

Check out this blues guitar video that will teach you the basics of Mississippi John Hurt's song "Monday Morning Blues". If you're a fan of John Hurt (not the actor), and a you own a nice guitar, then you can't miss this blues lesson.

"Monday Morning Blues" is a 12-bar blues piece in the key of A using the alternating bassline which is common to John Hurt's songs. Hurt could be viewed as a "Bach of the Delta Blues" due to his flowing syncopation.

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Kevin Duggan's "Masters of Delta Blues Guitar" series is devoted to giving you free guitar lessons for blues songs from the greats.

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