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Hal Leonard First 50 Bluegrass Songs You Should Play on Banjo Standard


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This one-of-a-kind collection features 50 must-know bluegrass songs that every banjo picker should have in their toolbox! Songs are appropriate for three-finger style 5-string banjo. Created especially for those who are just starting their 5-string banjo journeys this book provides easy-to-read banjo tab chord grids and lyrics to the most popular bluegrass songs and fiddle tunes. Banjo guru Fred Sokolow shares interesting historical information for each song and provides the right-hand fingerings left-hand chord shapes and techniques to help you learn these classic songs. Many of the solos are accurate transcription of the playing of famous bluegrass banjo pickers. Songs include: Ballad of Jed Clampett (Flatt and Scruggs) * Blue Moon of Kentucky (Bill Monroe) * Cripple Creek (trad.) * Foggy Mountain Breakdown (Flatt and Scruggs) * I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow (Stanley Brothers) * Midnight Moonlight (Pete Rowan) * Rawhide (Bill Monroe) * Rocky Top (Osbourne Brothers) * Wabash Cannonball (Carter Family) * Way Downtown (Doc Watson) * Will the Circle Be Unbroken (Carter Family) * Wreck of the Old 97 (trad.) * and more.