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Favorite Folks Songs for Guitar

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Composed by Various. Music Minus One. Softcover with CD. 24 pages. Music Minus One #MMO3611. Published by Music Minus One (HL.400408).

Item Number: HL.400408

ISBN 1596153768. 9x12.25 inches.

More than just a collection of folk songs, Harry Tuft and Dick Weissman have created an album designed to aid the beginning guitarist in everything from holding the guitar properly to illustrating a large selection of strums and chords along with each song. A complete method for the beginner, illustrated with finger positions and fret diagrams as well as notation for each song. Songs include: He'd Got the Whole World in His Hands • Down in the Valley • The Cuckoo • 500 Miles • Greensleeves • Man of Constant Sorrow • Walking Bass • This Train • and more.

Performed by Harry Tuft, guitar

Accompaniment: Dick Weissman, guitar; Judy Roderick, vocals.

  • He's Got The Whole World In His Hands 
  • Hush Little Baby 
  • Down in the Valley 
  • Oh, Mary Don't You Weep 
  • I Know Where I'm Going 
  • East Virginia 
  • The Cuckoo 
  • Cool Colorado 
  • Five Hundred Miles 
  • Spanish Is the Loving Tongue 
  • Greensleeves  Performed by Traditional (English Folk Song)
  • The Sloop 'John B' 
  • Banks Of The Ohio 
  • Key To The Highway 
  • Stackolee 
  • Silver Dagger 
  • Man Of Constant Sorrow 
  • Walking Boss 
  • This Train 
  • Ratings + Reviews

  • 5

    John Coker
    Pittsburg, (San Francisco Bay Area) California
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  • 2008-06-05 00:00:00.0 very satisfied with Favorite Folk Songs for Guitar

    The songs chosen are well known and the book suggests more complex accompaniment techniques as the book progresses. The accompanying CD is very helpful and fun to listen to as well.

    19 of 35 people found this review helpful.
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