First 50 Bluegrass Songs You Should Play on Banjo
by Fred Sokolow
Banjo - Sheet Music

Item Number: 22554179
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First 50 Bluegrass Songs You Should Play on Banjo
by Fred Sokolow
Banjo - Sheet Music

Item Number: 22554179
5 out of 5 Customer Rating
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SKU: HL.1074349

Arranged by Fred Sokolow. Banjo. Bluegrass. Softcover. 96 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.1074349).

ISBN 9781705175712. UPC: 196288098096. 9.0x12.0x0.242 inches.

This one-of-a-kind collection features 50 must-know bluegrass songs that every banjo picker should have in their toolbox! Songs are appropriate for three-finger style 5-string banjo. Created especially for those who are just starting their 5-string banjo journeys, this book provides easy-to-read banjo tab, chord grids and lyrics to the most popular bluegrass songs and fiddle tunes. Banjo guru Fred Sokolow shares interesting historical information for each song, and provides the right-hand fingerings, left-hand chord shapes, and techniques to help you learn these classic songs. Many of the solos are accurate transcription of the playing of famous bluegrass banjo pickers. Songs include: Ballad of Jed Clampett (Flatt & Scruggs) • Blue Moon of Kentucky (Bill Monroe) • Cripple Creek (trad.) • Foggy Mountain Breakdown (Flatt & Scruggs) • I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow (Stanley Brothers) • Midnight Moonlight (Pete Rowan) • Rawhide (Bill Monroe) • Rocky Top (Osbourne Brothers) • Wabash Cannonball (Carter Family) • Way Downtown (Doc Watson) • Will the Circle Be Unbroken (Carter Family) • Wreck of the Old 97 (trad.) • and more.

About First 50

You've been taking lessons, you've got a few chords under your belt, and you're ready to buy a songbook. Now what? Hal Leonard has the answers in its First 50 series. The First 50 series steers new players in the right direction. These books contain easy to intermediate arrangements for must-know songs. Each arrangement is simple and streamlined, yet still captures the essence of the tune.

  • Ballad Of Jed Clampett
  • Bill Cheatham
  • Blackberry Blossom
  • Blue Moon Of Kentucky
  • Bury Me Beneath The Willow
  • Can't You Hear Me Callin'
  • Cash On The Barrelhead
  • Clinch Mountain Backstep
  • Cripple Creek
  • Dark Hollow
  • Down In The Willow Garden
  • Down the road
  • Duelin' Banjos
  • Foggy Mountain Breakdown
  • Fox On The Run
  • High On A Mountain Top
  • How Mountain Girls Can Love
  • I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow
  • I Wish You Knew
  • I Wonder Where You Are Tonight
  • I'll Fly Away
  • I'm Goin' Back To Old Kentucky
  • If I Lose
  • In The Pines
  • Keep On The Sunny Side
  • Little Cabin Home On The Hill
  • Little Maggie
  • Love Please Come Home
  • Midnight Moonlight
  • Molly and Tenbrooks
  • Mountain Dew
  • My Rose Of Old Kentucky
  • Nine Pound Hammer
  • Rain And Snow
  • Rawhide
  • Rocky Top
  • Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms
  • Salt Creek
  • Salty Dog Blues
  • Soldier's Joy
  • Think Of What You've Done
  • Uncle Pen
  • Wabash Cannonball
  • Wagon Wheel
  • Way Downtown
  • Wayfaring Stranger
  • White Dove
  • Will The Circle Be Unbroken
  • Wreck Of The Old 97
  • You Don't Know My Mind