Joe Bonamassa shares the blues lessons he learned from Peter Green

Joe Bonamassa and Peter Green
(Image credit: Harry Herd/Redferns; Michael Putland/Getty Images)

I recently recorded a cover of the Peter Green/Fleetwood Mac track Lazy Poker Blues, for my upcoming album, Blues Deluxe, Vol. 2. Now, I’d like to offer some insight into another musical tribute of mine to the late, great British guitarist.

For those who may be unfamiliar with Peter, he first came to prominence as Eric Clapton’s replacement in John Mayall’s Bluesbreakers, when Eric left in the spring of 1966 to form Cream.

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Joe Bonamassa

Joe Bonamassa is one of the world’s most popular and successful blues-rock guitarists – not to mention a top producer and de facto ambassador of the blues (and of the guitar in general).