String Band Classics for Mandolin edited by Dix Bruce. For Mandolin. Perfect binding, Transcribed Solos. Rounder Records. Fiddle Tunes. Beginning-Intermediate. Book/CD Set. 88 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.96691BCD).
ISBN 9780786649341. Fiddle Tunes. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.
Transcriptions of 23 great old time classic vocals and fiddle tunes as played and recorded by the Highwoods String Band, one of the pre-eminent old time revival bands of the 1970s. Transcriptions include melodies, lyrics, chords, and solos with standard musical notation and tablature. Many of the selections like "There's More Pretty Girls than One," "Fire on the Mountain," "Wild Bill Jones," "My Dixie Darling," and "Free Little Bird" have become standards among old time and bluegrass musicians and are played all over the world. Share the energy, life, humor, and joy of this historic and seminal musical style. Companion CD included.