The big secret to ragtime and blues guitar fingerpicking is the use of the thumb - the Thumb is King.
Some of the lesser known blues men like Leroy Carr and Scrapper Blackwell had a huge influence on modern blues music - how to play How Long Blues on guitar.
Blind Blake was the undisputed King of Ragtime Guitar, but who was he and how did he do it? Let's find out how to play ragtime blues guitar from Jim Bruce.
When talking about acoustic blues guitar, Reverend Gary Davis could do it all - delta, ragtime, gospel and show songs. Lesson for Candy Man.
Doc Watson is a legend in his lifetime, as they say. Best known for his country style flat picking, he was also a formidable fingerpicking guitar player - considering he used only one finger!