DescriptionOne of the most popular acts of the 1930s was the Monroe Brothers, featuring Bill on mandolin and tenor vocals, and Charlie on lead vocals and rhythm Guitar. This great overview of Charlie Monroe´s unique Guitar performance style (he used just his thumb and index finger) presents 52 songs, with an in-depth look at the backup patterns & techniques from each chord family (G, F, D, C, E, A), plus special note sequences, common substitutions and stock backup phrases.Includes the bluegrass classics Roll in My Sweet Baby´s Arms, My Long Journey Home and Roll On, Buddy, plus a discography and complete Bluebird recording session info.
Learn from the music of Bill Monroe, Bobby Osbourne, Jesse McReynolds, Frank Wakefield, John Duffey and others. This instruction book and collections of bluegrass mandolin music covers in detail everything from simple basics to fancy fingerwork. Songs include: Arkansas Traveller • Banks of the Ohio • Boil Em Cabbage Down • Cripple Creek • Fisher´s Hornpipe • Lonesome Road Blues • Oh! Susanna • Will the Circle Be Unbroken • and more. Arkansas Traveller Fisher´s Hornpipe Soldier´s Joy Careless Love Cripple Creek Grandfather´s Clock Home Sweet Home In The Pines Jesse James John Hardy Nine Pound Hammer Old Joe Clark Pretty Polly Sailor´s Hornpipe Will The Circle Be Unbroken Blackberry Blossom Red-Haired Boy Banks Of The Ohio Billy In The Lowerground Black Diamond Bluegrass Part One Boil Em Cabbage Down Part I Boil Em Cabbage Down Part Iia Boil Em Cabbage Down Part Iib Lonesome Road Blues M.A.Special Mean Mother Blues New Camptown Races Catnip Oh Susanna Slickville Twin River Rag Stoney Creek Sure-Fire The Girl Behind The Bar Too Many Tears Wildwood Flower Woody´s Rag Part I Woody´s Rag Part Ii