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Hal Leonard Folk Guitar Method

Learn to Play Rhythm and Lead Folk Guitar with Step-by-Step Lessons and 20 Great Songs

By Fred Sokolow

Learn to Play Rhythm and Lead Folk Guitar with Step-by-Step Lessons and 20 Great Songs. Guitar Method. Folk, Instruction. Softcover Audio Online. With guitar tablature. 64 pages. Published by Hal Leonard (HL.697414).

Item Number: HL.697414

ISBN 9781458402417. 9x12 inches.

The Hal Leonard Folk Guitar Method is your complete guide to learning folk guitar. This book uses popular folk songs to teach you the basics of rhythm and lead playing in the styles of Bob Dylan, Pete Seeger, Woody Guthrie, Simon & Garfunkel, the Carter Family, Peter Paul & Mary, John Denver, and many others. You'll learn: basic strumming; strumming variations; Carter-style flatpicking; bass runs; basic fingerstyle patterns; alternating thumb patterns; flatpicking solos; hammer-ons and pull-offs; fingerpicking solos; using a capo; I-IV-V chord families; and much more. Songs include: Blowin' in the Wind • Freight Train • The House of the Rising Sun • I Am a Man of Constant Sorrow • Leaving on a Jet Plane • Little Boxes • Puff the Magic Dragon • Scarborough Fair • This Land Is Your Land • Tom Dooley • Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season) • and more. The price of this book includes access to 31 audio tracks online for download or streaming using the unique code inside the cover. The tracks provide audio demonstrations of each example in the book performed by the author. The files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.

About Hal Leonard Guitar Method

The world-famous Hal Leonard Guitar Method is preferred by teachers because it makes them more effective while making their job easier. Students enjoy its easy-to-follow format that gives them a solid music education while letting them play songs right away. The Hal Leonard Guitar Method provides a complete system to playing success which includes three levels of instruction and a myriad of play-along supplemental songbooks that let students play great songs while they're still learning to play.

  • Guantanamera 
  • Tom Dooley 
  • I Am A Man Of Constant Sorrow 
  • Michael Row The Boat Ashore 
  • The House of the Rising Sun 
  • Blowin' In The Wind 
  • Scarborough Fair 
  • Sloop John B. 
  • Don't Think Twice, It's All Right 
  • Freight Train 
  • Greenfields 
  • If I Had A Hammer (The Hammer Song) 
  • Leaving On A Jet Plane 
  • Puff The Magic Dragon 
  • Teach Your Children 
  • This Land Is Your Land 
  • Turn! Turn! Turn! (To Everything There Is a Season) 
  • Where Have All The Flowers Gone? 
  • Little Boxes 
  • Suzanne 

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  • November 07, 2016 not so hot

    not what I had hoped. for finger style only not for flatpickers

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