Folk & Blues Fingerstyle Guitar by Dave Van Ronk. For Guitar (Fingerpicking). Saddle-stitched, Solos. Grossman Audio. Blues. Intermediate. Book/3-CD Set. 32 pages. Published by Grossman's Guitar Workshop (MB.99469BCD).
ISBN 9780786659265. Blues. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
In these CD lessons Dave Van Ronk presents his arrangements of folk tunes and blues. These lessons are for the intermediate fingerstyle guitarist. The book includes an interview, a discography, and the 11 tunes taught on the three CD's in standard notation and tablature. LESSON ONE: The alternating bass technique is presented with four arrangements: Green Green Rocky Road, Kansas City Blues, Stackerlee and Saturday Night Shuffle. LESSON TWO: Alternating the bass in 3/4 with The Ballad Of The IRT. Elizabeth Cotten's Wilson Rag, Blind Blake's That Will Never Happen No More and Miss. John Hurt's Spike Driver's Moan. LESSON THREE: Brownie Mc-Ghee's Sportin' Life Blues played in dropped D tuning. Blues in 12/8 with St. James Infirmary played in A minor.