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Folk & Blues Fingerstyle Guitar

By Dave Van Ronk

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Guitar (fingerpicking) - Intermediate
Composed by Dave Van Ronk. Saddle-stitched, Style, Folk, Solos. Grossman Audio. Blues. Book/3-CD set. 32 pages. Grossman's Guitar Workshop #99469BCD. Published by Grossman's Guitar Workshop (MB.99469BCD).

Item Number: MB.99469BCD

ISBN 9780786659265. 8.75 x 11.75 inches.

In these CD lessons Dave Van Ronk presents his arrangements of folk tunes and blues. These lessons are for the intermediate fingerstyle guitarist. The book includes an interview, a discography, and the 11 tunes taught on the three CD's in standard notation and tablature. LESSON ONE: The alternating bass technique is presented with four arrangements: Green, Green Rocky Road; Kansas City Blues; Stackerlee; and Saturday Night Shuffle. LESSON TWO: Alternating the bass in 3/4 with The Ballad of The IRT, Elizabeth Cotten's Wilson Rag, Blind Blake's That Will Never Happen No More and Miss. John Hurt's Spike Driver's Moan. LESSON THREE: Brownie Mc-Ghee's Sportin' Life Blues played in dropped D tuning. Blues in 12/8 with St. James Infirmary played in A minor.

  • Sportin' Life Blues  Performed by B. Mcghee
  • Saturday Night Shuffle  Performed by Merle Travis
  • St. James Infirmary 
  • Stackerlee  Performed by Arr. By Dave Van Ronk
  • Wilson Rag  Performed by Elizabeth Cotten
  • Spike Driver's Moan  Performed by J. Hurt
  • Green, Green, Rocky Road  Performed by L. Chandler/ R. Kaufman
  • Kansas City Blues 
  • That Will Never Happen No More 
  • Ballad Of The Irt  Performed by Lyrics By Lawrence Block

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