THE 5 STRING OR G BANJO: a method for Irish and British Folksongs

In this unique tutor method, Sully shows you how to play folksong back-up and melody as a ballad singer in an Irish group.

If you are a beginner, you will start playing right away; if you are an experienced player you will learn traditional style not shown in any other method.

The wide variety of Anglo/Celtic music is demonstrated by 23 songs (with full words).

The picking techniques are explained in 32 exercises.

This book will show you how to:

There is a large amount of material in this tutor, but you could focus on the essentials from a few sample songs.

Book no. HM4009

DVD NO: HM502 demonstrates the picking and sings a verse of the songs

CD no. HM308CD demonstrates the picking

Audio cassette HM308 demonstrates the picking

NB This style of banjo playing is probably the least difficult for the beginner to attempt to play and to be successfully playing tuneful music in a short time.

5 STRING OR G BANJO, Irish & British Folksongs HM4009

Index of Songs

All For My Grog Banks Of The Roses

Beggin' l Will Go

Black Velvet Band

Bonnie Lass Of Fyvie

Bonnie Ship The Diamond

Brennan On The Moor

Calton Weaver

Cold Blows The Wind (The Unquiet Grave)

Derby Ram

Green Bushes

Greenland Whale Fishery

Home Boys Home

I'll Tell My Ma

John Barleycorn

John Peel

Johnny Todd

Kelly The Boy From Killan

Paddy On The Railway

Rollicking Irishman

Rounding The Horn

Sam Hall

Three Jolly Butchers

 

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