Roger McGuinn's Basic Folk Guitar

Roger McGuinn

Easy Arrangements for Traditional Favorites from the Folk Den

Roger McGuinn brings his love of folk guitar to novice and intermediate players, providing a solid repertoire of classic songs as well as the basic techniques needed to play them. Putting his trademark 12-string guitar aside, he uses a six-string acoustic to show you the chord progressions, bass runs, and special licks that make his arrangements distinctive. You'll be ... Read More
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Strictly Folk CD and Tab Book

Happy Traum
Seventeen wonderful traditional songs in both fingerpicking and flatpicking styles from Happy Traum's popular instructional columns originally published in Guitar Player Magazine back in the '70s.These songs and instrumentals (plus licks, runs and variations) range from easy to advanced, and will help you develop your guitar technique and add lots of great pieces to your playing repertoire:Songs ... Read More
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$14.95

The Acoustic Guitar Fingerstyle Method

David Hamburger

Learn to Play Using the Techniques and Songs of American Roots Music

Fingerpicking is one of the most sought-after, intriguing and challenging of all acoustic guitar techniques. With your thumb providing the steady bass and fingers syncopating the treble notes, this sound never fails to delight players and listeners alike.  David Hamburger focuses on two essential fingerstyle approaches: alternating-bass “Travis” picking and steady-bass blues style. This carefully thought-out and expertly taught method ... Read More
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The Acoustic Guitar Method

David Hamburger
Homespun and String Letter Press, the publishers of Acoustic Guitar Magazine, have joined forces to create a DVD version of String Letter's best-selling guitar instruction book. This clearly organized, carefully graded set of lessons by popular guitarist and author David Hamburger teaches beginners to play guitar using the techniques and songs of American roots music. DVD 1 covers all ... Read More
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The Fingerpicking Guitar of Kelly Joe Phelps

Kelly Joe Phelps
Kelly Joe has chosen five originals and one traditional song to demonstrate how he uses fingerpicking techniques to communicate his musical vision, and he gives you the tools you need to bring out the best in your own arrangements. Starting out in standard tuning with the relatively straightforward fingerpicking song Tommy and the off-beat Delta-style blues tune Sally Ruby, Kelly ... Read More
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The Guitar of Paul Brady

Paul Brady

Playing Traditional and Contemporary Irish Songs

Paul Brady has chosen ten of his most popular songs- four traditional and six original- and teaches the elements that make his powerful guitar arrangements unique. He demonstrates his various tunings, chord voicings, chord shapes and the driving rhythms he achieves with his flatpick-and-fingers approach. In addition, Paul discusses important aspects of his background, history, influences, and the vocal technique ... Read More
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The Guitar of Richard Thompson

Richard Thompson
Richard Thompson (O.B.E.) is one of the world's most celebrated and revered guitarists and songwriters. His playing encompasses Celtic and British traditional music, American country, rock 'n' roll and his own indefinable but widely admired (and imitated) style. He is a truly unique talent. On this three-CD instructional series, Richard breaks down his brilliant acoustic guitar style ... Read More
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$37.50

The Guitar Style of Richie Havens

Richie Havens
The late Richie Havens was a rare performer who transcended genre, style and category. His distinctive guitar sound, rich voice and compelling arrangements of folk, blues and rock classics enthralled millions throughout his long and successful career. This instructive and thoroughly entertaining lesson provides invaluable insights into guitar playing, song arranging and performing, and offers exciting challenges for all guitarists ... Read More
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"The Little Drummer Boy"

Happy Traum

A Fingerpicking Version in Dropped D

The Little Drummer Boy is a perennial classic that can be heard in elevators, shopping malls and just about everywhere else during the Christmas season. This version is a little different from the standard fare, though. Happy adds a groove and turns it into a funky fingerpicking showpiece, utilizing a droning but rhythmic thumb-bass against the hypnotic, syncopated melody. This ... Read More
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The Songs and Guitar of Ramblin' Jack Elliott

Ramblin' Jack Elliott
This lesson captures a fascinating musical exchange between two icons of American folk music as they reminisce, sing songs, and talk about the various influences on Jack's singular guitar style. Jack and Arlo discuss Jack's formative days and the first songs he learned when he ran away from home to join a rodeo. Then they proceed through many ... Read More
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Traditional and Contemporary Fingerpicking Styles for Guitar

Happy Traum

40th Anniversary Edition

This edition commemorates the 40th anniversary of two folk classics from Oak Publications: "Fingerpicking Styles for Guitar" and "Traditional and Contemporary Fingerpicking," presented here in one revised and updated volume. These landmark transcriptions represent the playing of some of the greatest country, folk and blues musicians, ranging from the mountains of Virginia, the Piedmont of North Carolina, the coal mining ... Read More
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Vocal Harmony Workshop

Nashville Bluegrass Band

Singing Bluegrass & Gospel Songs

The Nashville Bluegrass Band has astonished audiences with their powerful vocals and precision musicianship since 1984. Here they break down and analyze their renowned harmony singing techniques for all aspiring group vocalists. The NBB guides singers through their arrangements, from basic duets to stirring three-, four- and five-part harmonies, for these old-time country, bluegrass and gospel songs: My Native Home ... Read More
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