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Bluegrass Picker's Tune Book

By Richard Matteson, Jr.

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Fretted instruments - Beginning
Composed by Richard Matteson, Jr.. Perfect binding, Songbook. Bluegrass. Book. 248 pages. Published by Mel Bay Publications, Inc (MB.20233).

Item Number: MB.20233
ISBN 9780786671601. Bluegrass. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

The Bluegrass Picker's Tune Book is a must for all bluegrass pickers! Included are the melody line and chords to over two hundred favorite gospel and bluegrass songs. Detailed information about the origin and performers is given for each song as well as the history and development of the bluegrass genre. The lyrics are large and easy to read during a performance.

  • A Beautiful Life 
  • A Hundred Miles  
  • Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow 
  • Alabama Jubilee- Bluegrass Version  
  • All The Good Times are Past and Gone 
  • Amazing Grace 
  • Angel Band 
  • Arkansas Traveler 
  • As I Went Down In the Valley to Pray (Down To the River To Pray)  
  • Banks Of The Ohio 
  • Battle Of New Orleans 
  • Beautiful Life (See: A Beautiful Life)  
  • Bile Them Cabbage Down 
  • Bill Bailey, Won't You Please Come Home? 
  • Black-Eyed Susie 
  • Bluegrass Boogie  
  • Bound To Ride (See: I'm Bound To Ride)  
  • Bowling Green 
  • Brown's Ferry Blues 
  • Buddy Won't You Roll on Down the Line  
  • Bury Me Beneath The Willow 
  • Can the Circle be Unbroken? (See: Will the Circle Be Unbroken?)  
  • Can't Feel At Home (See: I Can't Feel At Home In This World Anymore)  
  • Careless Love 
  • Chewing Gum 
  • Children Go Where I Send Thee 
  • Chilly Winds 
  • Church In The Wildwood, The 
  • Cindy 
  • Circle be Unbroken (See: Will the Circle Be Unbroken?)  
  • Cluck Old Hen 
  • Cold Rain and Snow  
  • Columbus Stockade Blues (Major Key and Minor Key)  
  • Come all Ye Ffair and Tender Ladies  
  • Corrina, Corrina 
  • Cotton-Eyed Joe 
  • Crawdad 
  • Cripple Creek 
  • Cryin' Holy  
  • Cumberland Gap 
  • Dance All Night With A Bottle In Yer Hand  
  • Daniel Prayed 
  • Dark Hollow 
  • Darlin' Corey 
  • Davy, Davy  
  • Deep River Blues 
  • Do Lord 
  • Dogget's Gap  
  • Don't Let Your Deal Go Down 
  • Don't This Road Look Rough And Rocky 
  • Don't You Hear Jerusalem Moan  
  • Down the road 
  • Down To the River To Pray (See: As I Went Down In The Valley To Pray)  
  • Drifting Too Far From the Shore 
  • East Virgina Blues  
  • Eighth of January (See: Battle of New Orleans)  
  • Engine 143 
  • Faded Love 
  • Fair and Tender Ladies (See: Come all Ye Fair and Tender Ladies)  
  • Farther Along 
  • Five Hundred Miles (See: A Hundred Miles)  
  • Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss  
  • Foggy Mountain Top 
  • Footprints in the Snow 
  • Fox, The 
  • Free Little Bird 
  • Freight Train 
  • Froggie Went A-Courtin' 
  • Gal I Left Behind Me, The  
  • Georgia Pineywoods  
  • Give Me That Old Time Religion (See: Old Time Religion)  
  • Give Me the Roses  
  • Glory Land Way  
  • Go Long Mule  
  • God Moves in a Windstorm  
  • God's Gonna Set This World On Fire 
  • Goin' Cross the Mountain  
  • Goin' Down this Road Feellin' Bad  
  • Gotta Quit Kickin' My Dog Around (See: Hound Dog Song)  
  • Grandfather's Clock 
  • Great Speckled Bird 
  • Green Pastures  
  • Ground Hog 
  • Hallelujah I'm Ready  
  • Hallelujah We Shall Rise  
  • Handsome Molly 
  • He Will Set Your Fields On Fire 
  • Hesitation Blues 
  • Hog-Eye Man (Fiddle Tune)  
  • Hold to God's Unchanging Hand 
  • Home, Sweet Home (Bluegrass Lyrics)  
  • Hop High Ladies  
  • Hot Corn, Cold Corn 
  • Hound Dog Song  
  • House Of The Rising Sun 
  • How Beautiful Heaven Must Be 
  • I Ain't Broke But I'm Badly Bent  
  • I Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow (See: Ain't Gonna Work Tomorrow)  
  • I Am A Girl Of Constant Sorrow (See: Girl Of Constant Sorrow)  
  • I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow (See: Man Of Constant Sorrow)  
  • I Am A Pilgrim 
  • I Can't Feel At Home In This World Anymore 
  • I Feel Like Traveling On 
  • I Have Found the Way  
  • I Never Will Marry 
  • I Shall Not Be Moved 
  • I Went Down To the River To Pray (See: As I Went Down To the River To Pray)  
  • I Wish I Was A Mole In The Ground  
  • I'll Fly Away 
  • I'll Remember You Love in My Prayers  
  • I'm Bound To Ride  
  • I'm Sittin' On Top Of The World (See: Sittin' On Top Of The World)  
  • Ida Red 
  • If I Lose, I Don't Care  
  • In the Garden 
  • In The Pines 
  • In The Sweet Bye And Bye 
  • Jack O' Diamonds  
  • Jackfish, The  
  • Jacob's Vision 
  • Jesse James 
  • John Hardy 
  • John Henry 
  • Johnny Booker  
  • Johnson Boys 
  • Jordan 
  • Just A Closer Walk With Thee 
  • Just Over In Gloryland 
  • Katie Dear (See: Silver Dagger)  
  • Katy Cline 
  • Keep My Skillet Good and Greasy (See: Skillet Good and Greasy)  
  • Keep On the Sunnyside  
  • Kneel At the Cross 
  • Knockin' on Your Door 
  • L'il Liza Jane 
  • l'll Remember You Love in My Prayers  
  • Land Where We Never Grow Old (See: Where We Never Grow Old)  
  • Life Is Like a Mountain Railway  
  • Little Bessie 
  • Little Birdie 
  • Little Maggie 
  • Little Old Log Cabin in the Lane  
  • Little Sadie 
  • Little White Church 
  • Liza Jane 
  • Lonesome Valley 
  • Long Journey Home 
  • Lord I'm Comin' Home  
  • Lost and I'll Never Find the Way  
  • Love Somebody, Yes I Do 
  • Lula Walls  
  • Make Me A Pallet on the Floor (See: Pallet on the Floor)  
  • Mama Don't Low 
  • Man Of Constant Sorrow 
  • Methodist Pie  
  • Midnight On The Stormy Deep 
  • Midnight Special 
  • Midnight Train 
  • Miss McCleod's Reel (See: Hop High Ladies)  
  • Model Church  
  • Molly and Tenbrooks 
  • More Pretty Girls Than One 
  • Mountain Dew 
  • My Home's Across the Smoky Mountains 
  • Naomi Wise (See: Omie Wise)  
  • New River Train 
  • Nine Hundred Miles (See: A Hundred Miles)  
  • Nine Pound Hammer 
  • Oh Death 
  • Old Blue 
  • Old Dan Tucker 
  • Old Gospel Ship 
  • Old Joe Clark 
  • Old Rattler 
  • Old Soldier (Red-Haired Boy)  
  • Old Time Religion 
  • Omie Wise 
  • One Hundred Miles (See: A Hundred Miles)  
  • Pallet On the Floor  
  • Pig In A Pen 
  • Poor Wayfaring Stranger 
  • Precious Memories 
  • Pretty Polly 
  • Rain and Snow (See: Cold Rain and Snow)  
  • Red Apple Juice 
  • Red Haired Boy (See: Old Soldier)  
  • Red Wing 
  • Reuben's Train 
  • Rock About My Saro Jane 
  • Rocky Top 
  • Roll Down the Line (See: Buddy, Won't You Roll Down the Line)  
  • Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms 
  • Roll On Buddy 
  • Roving Gambler 
  • Rye Whiskey (See: Also Jack O' Diamonds)  
  • Sail Away Ladies 
  • Sally Ann 
  • Sally Goodin 
  • Salty Dog Blues 
  • Shady Grove (Major Key)  
  • Shady Grove (Minor Key)  
  • Shall We Gather At The River 
  • Silver Dagger 
  • Sittin' On Top Of The World (See: I'm Sittin' On Top Of The World)  
  • Skillet Good And Greasy 
  • Soldier's Joy 
  • Sourwood Mountain 
  • Stewball 
  • Storms are on the Ocean\  
  • Sweet Bunch Of Daisies 
  • Sweet Bye and Bye (See: In The Sweet Bye and Bye)  
  • Sweet Sunny South 
  • Swing Low Sweet Chariot 
  • Talk about Suffering  
  • Tennessee Hound Dog  
  • There'll Be No Distinction There  
  • Thie World Is Not My Home (See: I Can't Feel At Home In This World Anymore)  
  • This Little Light of Mine 
  • Tom Dooley 
  • Troubles Up and Down The Road  
  • Turkey In The Straw 
  • Turn Your Radio On 
  • Two Dollar Bill (See: Long Journey Home)  
  • Uncle Joe (See: Hop High Ladies)  
  • Uncloudy Day 
  • Wabash Cannonball 
  • Walking in Jerusalem, Just Like John  
  • Way Downtown  
  • We'll Understand It Better Bye and Bye  
  • Weevily Wheat 
  • Were You There 
  • When The Roll Is Called Up Yonder 
  • When The Saints Go Marching In 
  • When They Ring The Golden Bells 
  • Where The Soul Of Man Never Dies 
  • Where We'll Never Grow Old 
  • White House Blues 
  • Whoa Mule  
  • Wildwood Flower 
  • Will The Circle Be Unbroken 
  • Working On A Building 
  • Worried Man  
  • Wreck Of The Old 97 
  • Young Man Who Wouldn't Hoe Corn  

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  • May 08, 2008 Exciting tunes

    I learned many songs that I did not know. Overall the book is awsome with many exciting tunes. The tunes were simple in wich I was able to expand on. This book is good for biginner and also even experence player.

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