These CDs take beginners through the dominant styles of American folk and country music -- up-picking, two-finger mountain style, double-thumbing, hammering-on, pulling-off and a variety of strums, chord positions and tunings.
You will learn both accompaniment and instrumental versions to 35 songs, including: My Home's Across The Smoky Mountains, Willie Moore, Swannanoa Tunnel, The Cannonball, Little Birdie, Cumberland Gap, Black-Eyed Suzie, Down In A Willow Garden, Jesse James, Banks Of The Ohio, Cindy, I Never Will Marry, Cripple Creek, Fly Around, Penney's Farm, Deep Blue Sea, Brown's Ferry Blues and more!
More exciting songs and banjo styles including clawhammer and three-finger techniques. Traditional songs from the playing of Clarence Ashley, Uncle Dave Macon, Pete Steele and others include: Handsome Molly, Little Sadie, The Cuckoo, Pretty Polly, 900 Miles, Cripple Creek, Sally Ann, Sail Away Ladies, Cumberland Mt. Deer Chase, Old Joe Clark, Arkansas Traveler, Way Down The Old Plank Road, Old Molly Hare, Soldier's Joy, Coal Creek March, Marching Through Georgia and more.