Teach Yourself Bluegrass Guitar

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780825621840
  • Publisher: Music Sales Corporation
  • Publication date: 1/28/1997
  • Series: Teach Yourself Bluegrass Series
  • Edition description: Guitar Tablature Edition
  • Pages: 64
  • Product dimensions: 9.07 (w) x 11.90 (h) x 0.25 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction 4
Reading Tablature 5
Rhythmic Notation and Keeping Time 5
Rules of Pick Direction 7
Using a Flatpick 8
Left-hand Tips 8
Basic Rhythm Guitar Playing 9
Bass Runs 12
On Rhythm Guitar and Playing with Other People 13
Simple Melodic Playing 14
Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms
Backup 16
Break 17
Will the Circle Be Unbroken 18
Wildwood Flower 19
John Hardy Backup 20
Break 21
Willow Garden 22
Under the Double Eagle 24
All the Good Times Are Past and Gone
Backup 26
Break 27
Lead Playing with an Alternating Pick Stroke 28
Fiddle Tunes 28
Soloing on Songs 29
Flatt Runs and How to Use Them 29
Beginning a Tune 32
Endings for Songs 33
Endings for Instrumentals 33
Old Joe Clark 35
Soldier's Joy
Backup 36
Break 37
Cripple Creek 38
Fire on the Mountain 38
Salt Creek 40
Blackberry Blossom 41
Turkey in the Straw 42
Nine Pound Hammer 43
Sitting on Top of the World
Backup 44
Break 45
Footprints in the Snow
Backup 46
Break 48
Little Maggie 50
Some Advanced Flatpicking Techniques 51
Crosspicking 51
Syncopation and Unexpected Accents 52
Chunking Chords and Left-hand Damping 54
Floating 54
Pretty Polly 55
Farewell Blues 56
John Henry 58
Dark Hollow 59
Live and Let Live 60
Appendices 61
Tuning 61
Chord Chart 61
Different Keys. Transposition and the Use of a Capo 63
Discography 64
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