Fingerpicking Collections: Irish, Jazz Standards, Campfire Songs

These books are fun and easy. The best thing about them is that they include 3 lines of music, the melody and chords, the notation, and the tab. They are not brilliant arrangements (not even credited) but they sound nice and are as easy as possible in terms of an intermediate arrangement. Some songs work better than others because vocal lines are tricky to put down for guitar (I wing the rhythms sometimes). I use them a lot while teaching. Buy them for a fun time but not be too picky.

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Fingerpicking Irish Songs: 15 Songs Arranged for Solo Guitar in Standard Notation & Tablature – (Guitar Solo). 15 favorites arranged for solo guitar in notes and tab, including: Down by the Salley Gardens * The Foggy Dew * The Galway Piper * The Gypsy Rover * Londonderry Air * Molly Malone * Sweet Rosie O’Grady * Water Is Wide * The Wearing of the Green * When Irish Eyes Are Smiling * Whiskey in the Jar * Wild Rover * and more.

Fingerpicking Standards: 17 Songs Arranged for Solo Guitar in Standard Notation & Tablature – (Guitar Solo). The arrangements in this book are carefully written for intermediate-level guitarists. Each solo combines melody and harmony in one superb fingerpicking arrangement. The book includes an easy introduction to basic fingerstyle guitar, and these fantastic songs: Can’t Help Falling in Love * Fly Me to the Moon * Georgia on My Mind * I Could Write a Book * I Just Called to Say I Love You * I’ve Grown Accustomed to Her Face * In a Sentimental Mood * Just the Way You Are * Misty * Moon River * My Favorite Things * Unchained Melody * The Way We Were * What a Wonderful World * When I Fall in Love * Yesterday * You Are So Beautiful.

Fingerpicking Campfire Songs: 15 Songs Arranged for Solo Guitar in Standard Notation & Tablature – (Guitar Solo). Each solo in this collection has been written for intermediate level guitarists, combining melody and harmony in one superb fingerpicking arrangement. Includes an easy introduction to basic fingerstyle guitar. Songs include: Blowin’ in the Wind (Bob Dylan) * Brown Eyed Girl (Van Morrison) * Catch the Wind (Donovan) * Five Hundred Miles (Peter, Paul & Mary) * Hallelujah (Jeff Buckley) * The House of the Rising Sun (The Animals) * I Walk the Line (Johnny Cash) * Leaving on a Jet Plane (John Denver) * Let It Be (The Beatles) * Peaceful Easy Feeling (The Eagles) * Puff the Magic Dragon (Peter, Paul & Mary) * Take Me Home, Country Roads (John Denver) * This Land Is Your Land (Woody Guthrie) * Wagon Wheel (Old Crow Medicine Show) * You Are My Sunshine.


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