Earl Scruggs and the 5-String Banjo
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Earl Scruggs and the 5-String Banjo

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by Hal Leonard

Written by Earl Scruggs.

Revised and Enhanced Edition. Banjo instruction/music. Contains tablature. 9x12 inches. 200 pages. Published by Hal Leonard. (HL.00695764)

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The best-selling banjo method in the world! Earl Scruggs's legendary method has helped thousands of banjo players get their start. The Revised and Enhanced Edition features more songs, updated lessons, and many other improvements. It includes everything you need to know to start playing banjo, including: a history of the 5-string banjo, getting acquainted with the banjo, Scruggs tuners, how to read music, chords, how to read tablature, right-hand rolls and left-hand techniques, tuning the banjo, exercises in picking, over 40 song tablatures, how to build a banjo, making Scruggs tuners, autobiographical notes, and much more!

Songs Include:

  • American Made-World Played
  • Ballad Of Jed Clampett
  • Bleeker Street Rag
  • Blue Ridge Cabin Home
  • Broad River
  • Careless Love
  • Carolina Boogie
  • Carolina Traveler
  • Cripple Creek
  • Cumberland Gap
  • Dear Old Dixie
  • Earl's Breakdown
  • Flint Hill Special
  • Foggy Mountain Breakdown
  • Foggy Mountain Chimes
  • Good Times Are Past And Gone
  • Ground Hog
  • Ground Speed
  • Home Sweet Home
  • Hot Corn, Cold Corn
  • Instrumental In D Minor
  • John Henry
  • Little Darling Pal Of Mine
  • Lonesome Road Blues
  • Loraderojost 111 Breakdown
  • My Cabin In Caroline
  • Nashville Blues
  • Old Folks
  • Pedal To The Medal
  • Pick Along
  • Pretty Polly
  • Randy Lynn Rag
  • Reuben
  • Roller Coaster
  • Sally Ann
  • Sally Goodwin
  • Shuckin' The Corn
  • Silver Eagle
  • Station Break
  • String Bender
  • Train Number Forty-Five
  • When I Left East Virginia
  • Yonder Stands Little Maggie
  • You Bake Right With Martha White
  • Your Love Is Like A Flower

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