A songbook that contains four cool and common chord progressions and a song for beginners as well as two songs each for intermediate and advanced players. It features and uses elements of Carter and Travis styles. In addition there are helpful tips on reading music and explanations of common music terms. Also a bit of history of great fingerstyle players like Merle Travis, Chet Atkins and Jerry Reed. Songs include Long Long Ago, Delta Blues, Three and Six in Twelve, Cripple Creek and Che-rry Pickin’. Performance videos are on this website of each tune.
Travis picking is a style of playing guitar with your thumb and finger or fingers. Popularized by guitarist Merle Travis in the 1930's, it is a great way to accompany yourself and sound like two people are playing at once! This book provides many examples of how to play this style, with tab and musical notation. It also includes a link to over 2 hours of videos explaining the text and musical examples.
I have been playing your cd in store all day today and have received many compliments. It is a great cd for in store play!!! Tammie S Owens, Manager, The Bookery Parable Christian Store
Some classic Inspirational tunes done by one of the best players I’ve ever met. Bob always adds his own special feel to whatever he plays, one of the more pleasant CD’s you’ll ever hear. Mr. Ed - Gutchall, Morning Show DJ, WSWR 100.1 FM
These solo guitar renditions of great traditional and popular songs create a mood where one can quietly reflect as you listen to them. Their inspirational qualities are guaranteed to move you.
(Track samples are on Audio & Video Page)Tr
Until It’s Time For You To Go - Greensleeves/What Child Is This - Londonderry Air/Danny Boy - Page 30 Hymn - Amazing Grace - The Star Spangled Banner - I’ll Fly Away - The Battle Hymn Of The Republic - Awaiting Gabriel
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Gwendolyn House Publishing presents…
Music and tablature for eight of nine songs on the CD
transcribed by Bob Cox exactly as he played them.
1. Greensleeves/What Child Is This - 2. Londonderry Air/Danny Boy - 3. Page 30 Hymn - 4. Amazing Grace - 5. The Star Spangled Banner - 6. I’ll Fly Away - 7. The Battle Hymn Of The Republic - 8. Awaiting Gabriel
Each song is completely transcribed from start to finish!
The cost of the book is $25 each in USD which includes shipping and handling.