Category Archives: All Ages

How I Learned Guitar Without YouTube Or A Teacher!

When I was a kid, I lived in a rural area where the last thing you would be able to find was a guitar teacher. This was the 60’s, so YouTube wasn’t even a dream back then. TV was black and white, had only 3 channels and no guitar teaching shows. So a little kid like me was on my own. I have posted a video on the method that I used at the time to solo and play chords to songs without any training. Use the link below to check it out!

  How I Learned To Play Guitar Without YouTube Or A Teacher!

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FAKE Fender Jim Root Telecaster I Discovered In A Pawn Store Sells For $50

Back in November 2017, I posted a video on YouTube about a FAKE FENDER JIM ROOT SIGNATURE TELECASTER guitar that I found in a pawn store.

2-16-2018 Update! Since November 2017 when I first posted this video, the FAKE Jim Root Guitar featured here was sold and returned several times before the pawn store FINALLY acknowledged that it was a fake. They finally decided to mark it down to $50.00, and I helplessly watched a customer buy it as a FAKE REPLICA NO RETURN ITEM for $50 bucks.
I would have given 50.00 for it in a heartbeat! Missed it by that much!

Check out a comparison to a REAL ONE with the video link below!

FAKE Fender Jim Root Telecaster VS The Real Thing!

How Carlos Santana Uses The Dorian Scale To Create Guitar Solo Melodies!

Hi Everyone! I have a HOT NEW POST on YouTube that is totally on FIRE! Guitar players are always saying how Carlos Santana uses the Dorian Scale Mode to play guitar solos in his songs, but no one explains quite how he does it. That’s over. My new video “How Carlos Santana Uses The Dorian Scale Mode To Create Guitar Solos” not only explains the Dorian Mode itself, but features examples of how Carlos pulls notes out it to play “Oye Como Va” one of his most popular recordings. It also explains specifically WHICH Dorian scale mode that he plays from in that song. Use the link below to check it out! Thanks for watching EricBlackmonMusic YouTube!

How Carlos Santana Uses The Dorian Scale Mode To Play Melodies On Guitar

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Christmastime Is Here Again! EricBlackmonGuitar YouTube Lessons!

That’s right! Christmastime is here again and it’s time to learn and enjoy Christmas songs on guitar, bass guitar, piano and ukulele! I have compiled several amazing playlists packed with Christmas song lessons from beginner to advanced levels and will be adding more as time passes, so there will always be something new in the playlist! So many songs, so little time! Use the links below to access easy YouTube lessons for some of the greatest Christmas songs ever by artists of all genres!

MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL FROM EricBlackmonMusic!

The Ultimate Christmas YouTube Tutorial Playlist

Elvis Blue Christmas YouTube Tutorial Playlist

Trans Siberian Orchestra Guitar Riffs YouTube Tutorial Playlist

Charlie Brown Christmas Vince Guaraldi Piano & Guitar YouTube Tutorial Playlist

Carol Of The Bells Lesson Tutorials Various Artists Playlist

Play A Guitar Solo With One Finger!

Can you play a great guitar solo with only one finger?  You are probably thinking: NO WAY! Well I say YES WAY! You CAN play an electric guitar solo with one finger(a darn good one too) if you know a few not so well-known guitarist tricks. I am going to show you some of these tricks in my YouTube video tutorial: “How To Play A Jazz Guitar Solo With One Finger”! You will be shocked at how easy it is! Use the link below to check out this cool guitar lesson!

HOW TO PLAY A JAZZ GUITAR SOLO WITH ONE FINGER

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My YouTube Tribute Video Tutorial To David Bowie And Freddie Mercury

David Bowie, on of the most inventive musicians and singers in history passed away recently. I felt that a tribute video was in order. While trying to decide which of his songs to do, I realized that he had done a duet with another great singer and musician who has also left us, Freddie Mercury of Queen. The song was “Under Pressure” by Queen featuring David Bowie. While putting it together, a fellow Youtuber contacted me and mentioned a vocal only version of the song on YouTube. I decided to use the audio and play acoustic guitar along with it to create an acoustic version of the song. It was an amazing experience, because it took hours to learn the guitar parts and match them to the vocals. This was very hard to do because without the drums and other instrumentation it was difficult to keep time and stay in sync with the voices. At times it felt like Freddie and David were in the room with me. I hope with all my heart that they might be pleased with my version of “UNDER PRESSURE UNPLUGGED” With Freddie Mercury, David Bowie and Eric Blackmon On Guitar. Rest in peace guys.

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The Greatest Collection Of Beatles Pictures Ever! EEMusicLIVE @ Pinterest

The Beatles are my favorite band ever! In my mind, they are the guys who started it all! Use the link below to check out my huge collection of Beatles pics from all around the web on my Pinterest page ‘The Beatles Doin’ Stuff! You will also find more Doin’ Stuff pages that I am constantly adding to there! CHECK IT OUT!

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The Greatest Collection Of Beatles Photos Ever!
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The Greatest Collection Of Elvis Photos Ever!
Elvis Presley Doin’ Stuff – Pinterest
The Greatest Set Of Michael Jackson Pictures Ever!
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Improve Your Guitar Strumming With EricBlackmonMusic Strumming Tutorials!

EricBlackmonMusic Offers a variety of strumming pattern tutorials for acoustic and electric guitar. These tutorials are guaranteed to improve your ability to keep a great strumming groove on guitar while playing your favorite songs! Give it a shot!

YOUTUBE STRUMMING PATTERN TUTORIAL PLAYLIST

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2016 Awesome Signature Guitars Listing & Features & Price List From Musician’s Friend

Here is my 2016 List of very cool signature guitars from Musician’s Friend! Features & Prices!

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Stevie Ray Vaughn SRV Signature Strat http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/10853/
Eric Clapton Signature Stratocaster http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/10850/
Jimi Hendrix Signature Stratocaster http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/10856/
Eric Johnson Signature Stratocaster http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/10857/
Buddy Guy Polka Dot Signature Stratocaster http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/10858/
Jeff Beck Signature Fender Stratocaster http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/10859/
Richie Blackmore Custom Shop Stratocaster http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/1085a/
Kenny Wayne Shepherd Signature Stratocaster http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/1085b/
Eric Lifeson Signature Gibson Les Paul http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/1085d/
Robby Krieger Custom Gibson Les Paul http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/1085e/
Ace Frehley Custom Gibson Les Paul http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/1085f/
Peter Frampton Custom 3PU Gibson Les Paul http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/10860/
Joe Bonamassa Signature Gibson Les Paul http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/10861/
George Harrison Gretsch Duo Jet Guitar http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/10863/
Bo Diddley Gretsch Electromatic Guitar http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/10862/
Chet Atkins Gretsch Country Gentleman Guitar http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/10751/
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Eddie Van Halen Striped Signature Guitar http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/10866/
Randy Rhoads Select Jackson Guitar  http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/10868/
Kirk Hammett Signature ESP Guitar http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/1086a/
Santana Paul Reed Smith Signature http://go.magik.ly/r/ericblackmonmusic/1075e/
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The EricBlackmonMusic YouTube Tutorial Network Is Growing!!!

The EricBlackmonMusic YouTube Tutorial Network Is Growing!

EricBlackmonMusic has now expanded into a number of channels on YouTube that feature informative FAMILY FRIENDLY EDUCATIONAL CONTENT for ALL AGES! These videos offer a safe and friendly alternative to the many detrimental content videos on the web! COMMENTS ARE SCREENED! NO VULGAR, NEGATIVE OR IRRELEVANT COMMENTS TO BE FOUND! Please check them out! You will be glad that you did!

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“FunkGuitarGuru”  YouTube Funk Guitar Tutorial Channel
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“EricBlackmonGuitar” YouTube’s Very Best Multi-Instrument Tutorials! Guitar Bass Piano Drums Uke
EEMusicLIVE YouTube Channel – “The Music School Of Cool”
Keep It Real with Chris Blackmon “The Realist 2” On YouTube
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