50 Three-Chord Christmas Songs for Guitar, Banjo & Uke by Larry McCabe. For Guitar (All). Saddle-stitched, SongBook. Christmas. Beginning. Book. 80 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.21281).
ISBN 9780786677160. Christmas. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
With the Three-Chord Christmas Songbook you will need only minimal playing skills and three chords-G, C, and D7-to accompany each song in this great book. The jam-packed book is invaluable for all beginning musicians, casual musicians, teachers, family bands, and performers. Melody, lyrics, and chords are included for all songs.
Guitar, uke, and five-string banjo diagrams are included for the three chords, along with basic accompaniment tips. Transposing and how-to-use-the-capo tips are included for singers. An invaluable sourcebook for teachers and a handy, compact fakebook for performers. A unique collection of timeless songs for the entire family.
* Accompany 50 vibrant Christmas songs with only minimal playing skills.
* Each song includes melody, lyrics, and chords.
* Perhaps the most interesting collection of Christmas songs to be found in print today.
* Interesting historical images are found throughout the text.
* A superb book for getting beginners involved and keeping them involved.
* Only a few minutes of technical training equips any person to accompany all 50 songs in this book.
* Teachers can use this collection as a foundation to teach more advanced patterns and arranging techniques.
* Excellent "mini fake book" resource for all musicians and performers.