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How To Play the Folk Guitar (2 CD Set)

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Instrumental Solo Part and 2 CDs. Published by Music Minus One (MO.MMOCD3610).

Item Number: MO.MMOCD3610

ISBN 159615375X. Soloist: Dick Weissman, banjo; Ensemble: Dan Fox, guitar.

This thorough introduction to the magic of the folk guitar will help you develop basic and more advanced techniques: strums, arpeggios, calypso strums, finger picks, duet playing, upper forms of the common chords, and more, along with a wonderful selection of great folk classics.

Includes a high-quality printed solo part and two narrated compact discs featuring every exercise and composition in the method book.

  • Tuning 
  • Strums 1/1A: Go Tell Aunt Rhody; I Ride an Old Paint 
  • Strums 2/2A: Go Tell Aunt Rhody; I Ride an Old Paint 
  • Strums 3/3A/3B/3C/4: Skip to My Lou; Clementine 
  • Strums 5/5A/5B/5C/5D: Comin' Round the Mountain 
  • Strums 6A/6B/6C/6D/6E: Blow the Man Down 
  • Strum 5C: Bile Them Cabbage Down 
  • Strum 7A/7B: This Train 
  • Hammering On: Cindy 
  • Arpeggio Strums: Little Brown Jug 
  • Strum 9A/10C/10D: Down in the Valley 
  • Strum 9B/10A/10B: Colorado Trail 
  • More Strums on a C Chord: I Know Where I'm Goin' 
  • Strum 14C: Greensleeves 
  • The Capo 
  • Strum 15A/15B: Drill Ye Tarriers, Drill! 
  • Strum 15C/16A/16B/16C/16D: Pop Goes the Weasel; Down in the Willow Garden 
  • Strum 17A/17B/17C/17D/18: The Crawdad Song 
  • Calypso Strums: The Sloop 'John B' 
  • Strum 21A/21B/22: Everybody Loves a Saturday Night 
  • Strums 23A/23B/23C: Pay Me My Money Down 
  • The Flat Pick: Michael Row the Boat Ashore; I'm on My Way 
  • Strum 24B: Streets of Laredo 
  • Strum 25: Careless Love 
  • Strum 26, 'Ragtime': Railroad Bill 
  • Strum 26A, 'The Locomotive': The Saints 
  • Banjo Style: Little Maggie 
  • Strum 10A: John Hardy 
  • The Blues/Strum 28: The Midnight Special 
  • Strum 29: Motherless Children 
  • The Travis Style/Strum 30A: Red River Valley 
  • Strum 31A: Goin' Down this Road Feelin' Bad 
  • Old Kimball 
  • Finger Picks: Don't Let Your Deal Go Down 
  • Strum 34A/34B/34C/34D/34E: Ella Speed 
  • Strum 35A/35B/35C/35D/35E: John Henry 
  • Melody Playing: Railroad Bill 
  • Strum 16D: Red Apple Juice 
  • Talking Migrant 
  • White Men at Eagle Pass 
  • Duet Playing: Down by the Riverside 
  • Bowling Green 
  • Upper Forms of the Common Chords 
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