The Guitar of Merle Travis by Marcel Dadi. For Guitar (Fingerpicking). Boxed, Solos. Grossman Guitar Workshop. Country. Multiple Levels. DVD. Duration 95 minutes. Published by Grossman's Guitar Workshop (MB.GW918DVD).
Merle Travis's playing combined blues, jazz, ragtime and country music into a unique style that defined "Country Fingerstyle Guitar." In this exciting dvd lesson, Marcel Dadi teaches seven of Merle's greatest instrumentals: Fuller's Blues, Cane Break Blues, Blue Bells, Saturday Night Shuffle, Memphis Blues, Cannon Ball Rag and Walkin' The Strings. All the tunes are transcribed in a 60 page tab/music booklet. As well, five rare performances from 1951 of Merle Travis playing Nine Pound Hammer, Lost John, John Henry, Mus'rat and Too Much Sugar For A Dime are included in the dvd.