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    Griff's emails (at least those I have on my computer). This references only the emails that contained a BLOG or VIDEO link. Anything that would require reprinting the text of the email is not included.
    If you find a link that doesn't work, please PM @paparaptor.

    Note: Current Month emails are at the bottom of this thread.
    January 2020Email SubjectURL - LinkVideo (Y/N)
    1/1/20203 Simple Box 1 Licks For You [Blog]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/3-easy-box-1-blues-licks/Y
    1/2/2020R+H+M = better blues playing [Blog]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/the-rhm-system/N
    1/3/20205 Tips To Better Blues Solos [Blog]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/5-tips-for-better-blues-solosY
    1/6/2020How to learn and memorize music better [Blog]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/how-to-memorize-music/N
    1/7/2020Here's how box 1=4 and box 2=5 [Blog]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/pentatonics-with-interval-patterns/Y
    1/9/2020Let's dabble in some fingerstyle stuff today [Blog]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/a-beginning-fingerstyle-pattern/Y
    1/11/2020Some ZZ Top "Brown Sugar" style noodling today... [VIDEOhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/brown-sugar-tweedly-noodlingY
    1/13/2020what makes "bluesy" instead of "blues?" [Blog]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/what-makes-blues-blues/Y
    1/15/2020Can you do all the ways to strike the strings? [Blog[https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/pick-fingers-claw-yes/Y
    1/16/2020Here I go again... [Blog Video]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/that-ii-v-move-in-a-blues/Y
    1/17/2020This is a reminder, or it's new :)https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blues-scale-guitar-trainer/N
    1/18/2020This has THREE things (or 4, I'm not sure) [VIDEOhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/jazz-it-up-the-i-vi-ii-v-turnaround-and-more/Y
    1/21/2020Let's talk about Modern Blues (my favorite!) [VIDEO]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/borrowing-arpeggios/Y
    1/22/2020Oh yeah! This was the guy I couldn't remember [VIDEO]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/blues-listening-with-chris-cain/
    https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/get-modern-blues-soloing-launch/
    Y
    1/23/2020The actual right sound for a minor blues [Blog]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/the-lydian-dominant-sound/Y
    1/25/2020The blues half step chord, and how to solo with it [Blog]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/the-blues-half-step-scale-the-altered-dominant-sound/Y
    1/28/2020How to solo - in a nutshell [Blog + Video]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/the-soloing-tripod/
    https://youtu.be/NDpLuQcwrNw
    Y
    1/30/2020Boxes 1 and 2 get all the love... [VIDEO]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/shift-your-licks-to-box-4/Y
    1/31/20201 month down, can you believe it? [Blog Video]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/adding-tweedlies-to-simple-licks/Y
     
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    February 2020

    February 2020Email SubjectURL - LinkVideo (Y/N)
    2/1/2020the major pentatonic scale in 3 places... [Blog]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/major-pentatonic-pattern-in-3-positions/Y
    2/4/2020Always a little bit country... [Blog]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/country-blues-8-bar-comping/Y
    2/6/2020One of my favorite Muddy Waters tunes [VIDEO]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/mannish-boy/Y
    2/10/2020Short & Sweet E7 & A7 Variations [Blog]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/open-e7-and-a7-options/Y
    2/12/2020Let's do the (blues) Mambo [VIDEO]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/the-blues-mambo-rumba-thing/Y
    2/14/2020No. Scales. Allowed. At. All [Blog]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/beginning-blues-soloing-without-thinking-about-scales/Y
    2/17/2020Your own private riff factory [VIDEO]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/e-major-pentatonicblues-riff-factoryY
    2/19/2020When you need to call in a sub [VIDEO]https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/blues-rhythm-lesson-on-chord-substitutions/Y
    2/20/2020I remember the first time I heard this...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/little-wing-style-licks/Y
    2/21/2020Sometimes you gotta fake it til you make it...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/fake-it-til-you-make-it/N
    2/22/2020The Blues Squeeze, and a Final Reminder...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/the-blues-squeeze/Y
    2/24/2020Some Billy F. Gibbons goodness :)https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/billy-gibbons-la-grange-style-lick/Y
    2/26/2020That's a "Cold Shot"...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/cold-shot-style/Y
    2/27/2020Best... Day... Ever...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/ngd/N
    2/28/2020It's a cool move, even if I don't have a name for it...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/2nd-string-box-2-to-box-1-move/Y
     
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    March 2020

    March 2020Email SubjectURL - LinkVideo (Y/N)
    3/2/2020Ain't Nobody's Business if you play the blues today :)https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/aint-nobodys-business-freddie-king/Y
    3/4/2020Let's use AR-TIC-U-LA-TION today...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/how-to-attack-a-note/Y
    3/6/2020Yes, it's aNOTHER Sweet Home Chicago... but it's cool.https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/another-sweet-home-chicago-intro-chord-soloing/Y
    3/7/2020Where to make your bendshttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/where-to-make-the-bends-in-blues-boxes/Y
    3/9/2020John Lee Hooker said so.https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/john-lee-hooker-boom-boom-style-lesson/Y
    3/10/2020Sorry, you need this, and you might as well start now.https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/learning-note-names/Y
    3/12/2020Want stuff to grow... you need a rake :)https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/ask-me-no-questions-srv-rake-lick/Y
    3/14/2020Since you ain't going anywhere ;)https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/further-on-up-the-road-intro/Y
    3/16/2020Put a little "sugar" on it.https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/guitar-vibrato-breakdown/Y
    3/17/2020Every note has its role to play...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/the-roles-your-blues-notes-play/Y
    3/19/2020Let's play "Follow The Chord" for a few minutes..https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/playing-follow-the-chord-a-little-over-blues-rock-changes/Y
    3/21/2020Getting out of the basement...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/double-stop-box-4-lick/Y
    3/22/2020Some organ trio fun with friends...https://youtu.be/5Oj5dForopoY
    3/23/2020Oh Goody! Toys...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/pedalboard-rundown-3-21-2020/Y
    3/24/2020C Shape Fun a la - "The Weight"https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/c-chord-variations-and-fills/Y
    3/26/2020Some organ trio fun with friends...https://youtu.be/5Oj5dForopoY
    3/27/2020A project for the beginners and non-counters :)https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/a-beginning-blues-project-for-you/Y
    3/28/2020My DVR saved this for you ;)https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/ask-griff-live-on-3-27-2020/Y
    3/30/2020How planning ahead workshttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/target-tones-for-the-iv-chord/Y
    3/31/2020Just for fun, how to play "Hide Away"https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/hide-away-freddie-king/Y
     
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    April 2020

    April 2020Email SubjectURL - LinkVideo (Y/N)
    4/3/2020Using chords to solo like Otis Rushhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/otis-style/Y
    4/6/2020A little from "The King," himself...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/bb-king-let-the-good-times-roll-lick/Y
    4/7/2020Copping the right feelhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/straight-licks-vs-triplet-licks/Y
    4/9/2020It's just one note different?https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/just-one-little-note/Y
    4/11/2020"How do you get that tone?"https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/how-do-you-get-that-tone/Y
    4/13/2020A simple way to make open chords ringhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/simple-arpeggio-playing/Y
    4/14/2020The I IV I7 Rhythm Movehttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/the-i-iv-i7-rhythm-move/Y
    4/16/2020do you know "the" turnaround lick?https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/the-turnaround-lick/Y
    4/18/2020A fun, turnaround, follow-the-chord, blues-i-fy thing...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/a-turnaround-and-more-blues-i-fy-the-3rd/Y
    4/20/2020How to play that funky "Tightrope" rhythmhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/the-funky-tightrope-rhythm/Y
    4/22/2020how to add some variety to your solos...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/how-to-add-some-variety-to-your-solos/Y
    4/23/2020the 3 legs of the soloing tripod - and whyhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/the-3-legs-of-blues-soloing/Y
    4/25/2020Saturday scaled fun with pivoting and countinghttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/pivoting-between-sounds/Y
    4/29/2020The "Clapton Flurry" (TM)https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/the-clapton-flurry/Y
     
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    May 2020Email SubjectURL - LinkVideo (Y/N)
    5/1/2020a little different - the dorian scalehttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/using-the-dorian-mode/Y
    5/2/2020Switching "house"es...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/using-the-bb-box-house-pattern-and-switching-major-and-minor/Y
    5/4/2020Happy Star Wars Day!https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/muddy-waters-catfish-blues-style-blues-guitar-lesson/Y
    5/5/2020Check out "Mississippi Queen" (hint: it's a blues)https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/how-to-play-mississippi-queen/Y
    5/7/2020I'm on a BB King trip...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/bb-king-thrill-is-gone-intro-solo/Y
    5//8/2020let's play some real music...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/random-blues-songs/Y
    5/9/2020Some Zep, by request...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/zep-since-ive-been-loving-you/Y
    5/11/2020Bend it don't break it...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/bending-more-effectively/Y
    5/13/2020Maybe Jon Mayer's been watching my videos?https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/jon-mayer-agrees-with-me/Y
    5/14/2020a solo shuffle, by requesthttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/solo-shuffle-strum-pattern-from-comping-pattern/Y
    5/18/2020How to play Wind Cries Mary (sort of)https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/wind-cries-mary-sort-of/Y
    5/19/2020What's a blues scale and how do you play it?https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/whats-a-blues-scale-and-how-do-you-play-it/Y
    5/20/2020you have to learn to scale ithttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/guitars-and-workouts/N
    5/22/2020play cooler by playing slower?https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/play-cooler-by-playing-slower/Y
    5/23/2020Let's just play guitarhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/double-time-g-cadd9-emin7-d/Y
    5/25/2020A fun lesson for Memorial Dayhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/double-your-mileage-change-octaves/Y
    5/27/2020It's a big world out there... that wayhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/the-world-to-the-left/Y
    5/28/2020variations on a theme...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/the-tore-down-rhythm-more/Y
     
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    June 2020Email SubjectURL - LinkVideo (Y/N)
    6/2/2020just a little slow blues in C...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/learning-to-fish/Y
    6/3/2020friends don't let friends clap on 1 & 3https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/no-clapping-on-1-3/Y
    6/5/2020THE blues standard :)https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/hoochie-koochie-man/Y
    6/6/2020With no particular place to go...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/soloing-levels-for-knowing-what-to-practice/Y
    6/9/2020A Clapton Crossroads lickhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/clapton-crossroads-lick/Y
    6/11/2020Dip your toe in..https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/an-easier-way-to-follow-chords-when-you-solo/Y
    6/13/2020blues rhythm is coolhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/voice-leading-with-6th-7th-and-9th-chords/Y
    6/15/20203 blues moves you oughta knowhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/3-blues-moves-to-know/Y
    6/17/2020My all time favorite blues lickhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/my-favorite-ending-lick/Y
    6/19/2020"The" comping pattern - Blues Rhythm Lessonhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/the-comping-pattern/Y
    6/20/2020Soloing *with* the band...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/soloing-with-the-band-using-call-and-response/
    6/22/2020Can you walk and chew gum?https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/can-you-walk-and-chew-gum/Y
    6/24/2020Beginner's guide to blues and guitar termshttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/guitar-terms-for-beginners/Y
    6/26/2020Let's nerd out a bit today on licks...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/reverse-engineering-a-blues-lick/Y
    6/27/2020Couple of fun new things for a Saturday...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/mercy-fell-like-rain/Y
    6/29/2020Working around the hard chords...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/working-around-hard-chords/Y
     
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    July 2020Email SubjectURL - LinkVideo (Y/N)
    7/1/2020Let's play something from "The King"https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/how-to-play-jailhouse-rock/Y
    7/2/2020Check out my "hideaway" places...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/classic-blues-songs-hide-away/Y
    7/3/2020What else do you play today?https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/independence-day-2014-star-spangled-banner/Y
    7/6/2020Chuck Berry's blues roots...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/chuck-berrys-intro-on-the-things-i-used-to-do/Y
    7/8/2020It's all in the presentationhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/how-to-end-your-blues-licks/Y
    7/9/2020Some "Strolling With Bones"https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/t-bone-walker-strolling-with-bones-style-lick/Y
    7/10/2020Your guitar speed is NOT your finger speed...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/your-guitar-playing-speed-test/Y
    7/11/2020Chords in solos?https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/using-chord-inversions-for-solos/Y
    7/13/2020The blues is enough for youhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/how-many-scales-do-you-need/N
    7/14/2020A major pentatonic turnaround you oughta knowhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/bluesy-major-pentatonic-turnaround-lick/Y
    7/15/2020My "3 Gig Rule"https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/the-3-gig-rule/N
    7/16/2020For next time you don't know what to play...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/easy-blues-in-e-with-variations/Y
    7/18/2020Let's add 3 + 2 and see what happens...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/the-32-pentatonic-minor/Y
    7/20/2020The "key" to an 8 bar blues...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/8-bar-blues/Y
    7/21/2020ever find yourself tongue tied?https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/do-you-get-tongue-tied/N
    7/22/2020SRV, Albert King, Jimi... all right herehttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/extending-pentatonic-box-1/Y
    7/23/2020Why you (usually) don't change keys over a blues (soloing)https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/why-you-dont-change-keys-over-a-blues/Y
    7/25/2020Let's do some Elmore James slide todayhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/acoustic-open-d-tuning-elmore-james-slide-guitar-lesson/Y
    7/28/2020Is it 3+2 or 2+3?https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/the-23-pentatonic-minor-pattern/Y
    7/29/2020Where to find tons of easy songs to playhttps://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/finding-songs-to-play/Y
     
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    August2020Email SubjectURL - LinkVideo (Y/N)
    8/1/2020Yeah, it's basically Voodoo Child...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/its-voodoo-child-basically/Y
    8/3/2020You should "reconsider" learning this lick...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/an-ec-slow-blues-lick/Y
    8/4/2020experiencing a lot of approaches...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/lots-of-approaches/Y
    8/5/2020[refresher] download these boxes if you don't have them.https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/blues-scale-for-guitar/N
    8/7/2020You know you'll need this one...https://bluesguitarunleashed.com/blog/how-to-really-play-mustang-sally/Y
     
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