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â€śSt. Louis Bluesâ€ť was W.C. Handyâ€™s most recorded and most popular number. Click below to play through an eight-measure excerpt as featured in Arranging Folk and Blues Songs.
Video. Songs. Blues. Folk. Advanced. Intermediate.
Play five-string banjo favorite â€śRailroad Billâ€ť in G tuning for slide guitar with the help of todayâ€™s excerpt from Acoustic Guitar Magazineâ€™s Best Private Lessons.
Audio. Songs. Blues. Country. Folk. Early Intermediate. Intermediate.
Before Doc Watson made â€śBlack Mountain Ragâ€ť a unique guitar piece, it was an equally unique fiddle tune. Play through todayâ€™s excerpt from an arrangement by Grammy-nominated guitarist Scott Nygaard.
Audio. Songs. Bluegrass. Flatpicking. Intermediate.
Try your hand at â€śArkansas Traveler,â€ť the official state historic song of Arkansas. This arrangement in the key of C is excerpted from Fiddle Tune Essentials.
Video. Songs. Bluegrass. Country. Flatpicking. Early Intermediate. Intermediate.
"Fair and Tender Ladies" sounds great with a banjo-like echo. Discover how to create this effect and play the first 11 bars of todayâ€™s excerpt from Traditional Songs with Jody Stecher.
Video. Songs. Folk.
Brought back to popularity by Paul Brady in the late â€™70s, the traditional Irish song "Heather on the Moor" is an easy-to-play tune about unrequited love . Play the first 12 bars as taken from Irish Songs for Guitar.
Audio. Songs. Folk. Early Intermediate.
â€śSt. Anneâ€™s Reelâ€ť is a flatpickerâ€™s favorite, thought to be of French-Canadian origin. Play through the first nine bars in todayâ€™s excerpt from Fiddle Tune Essentials.
Video. Songs. Bluegrass. Flatpicking. Folk. Early Intermediate. Intermediate.
â€śWhiskey in the Jarâ€ť is instantly recognizable as an Irish pub favorite. Play the first eight bars with todayâ€™s excerpt from Irish Songs for Guitar.
Video. Songs. Folk. Early Intermediate.
Give your set a Spanish flair with the flamenco-inspired classical guitar piece "Bolero."
Video. Songs. Classical. Advanced.
Add these traditional blues, folk, and Celtic songs to your repertoire.
Bitten by the ukulele bug? This series of lessons, songs, and articles is sure to feed your need for all things uke.
Everybody loves the blues. Whether you prefer to jam on the blues with a friend or try to master a fingerstyle blues classic by an old master, these seven lessons will give you some new insights into a timeless style.
For guitarists who havenâ€™t devoted years into studying at the local conservatory, developing a classical guitar repertoire can seem like an impossible goal. In this series of articles, weâ€™ll look at techniques and musical pieces accessible to guitarists regardless of skill level and musical background.