i really wanna learn some slide guitar so i can make use out of this slide i bought a while back for no reason at all i was thinking of more bluesier stuff

got any ideas? i dont really listen to blues too often but i do respect i like the guitar style....any songs i should learn?
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You might be better off asking this in the Blues & Jazz section. But I beleive Allman Brothers Band make good use of slide.
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start with the oldstyle blues stuff - robert johnson, son house and blind willie mctell

you might wanna check out howlin wolf, muddy waters and bb king aswell

and definitely look at the white stripes back catalogue; theres some brilliant covers of slide guitar classics in there, like death letter and your southern can is mine

seven nation army (even the solo) is played with a slide, interestingly enough
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+1 for Allman Brothers, great slide in there and another plus for Robert Johnson and Son House etc.

Ever listen to Rory Gallagher, pretty good slide in there to especially on the live albums, thats when he really let loose.

The easiest way to get a feel for slide is in open tunings.(IMHO)
Try some De Stijl era White Stripes. Death Letter, Little Bird, and Sister do you Know my Name? all make good use of the slide.

did you know the major scale on a piano, starting at whatever note (lets say E). you just go straight up the white keys without hitting a black one. and you got the major scale.

Are there any good websites or books I can look at to help me with open tuning, such as the different chord shapes and scales? I am going to get a bottleneck soon too and have always wanted to learn about open tunings
The problem with slides is the songs are often in alternate tunings. I would suggest you learn "Rollin' and Tumblin'." Rory Gallagher used standard tuning for most of his slide stuff I beleive.
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Allman Brothers have some songs tabbed out. Most of Duane's stuff will be in open-E tuning.

I've said it once and I'll say it a hundred times: Statesboro Blues. Awesome slide stuff if you feel like tuning to open-E.
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the first slide song i learned was wlakin' blues, the eric clapton version. i think its a pretty good start.