(Musicians Institute Press). This guide to playing modern and traditional electric country lead guitar includes access to audio demo tracks online for download or streaming. Topics covered include: pentatonic and other scales * string bending * hybrid picking * chicken pickin' * flatpicking * pickin' on the low strings * steel guitar * double stops * triad basics * banjo rolls * open-string cascades * cow jazz * intros and endings. Includes standard notation and tablature.
(Easy Guitar). Easy arrangements with tab for 50 all-American country classics, including: Act Naturally * All My Ex's Live in Texas * Boot Scootin' Boogie * Crazy * Elvira * Faded Love * Folsom Prison Blues * For the Good Times * Friends in Low Places * Georgia on My Mind * Hey, Good Lookin' * King of the Road * Lucille * Rocky Top * Sixteen Tons * Take Me Home, Country Roads * There's a Tear in My Beer * You're the Reason God Made Oklahoma * Your Cheatin' Heart * and more.
(Guitar Educational). Expand your guitar knowledge with the Guitar Lesson Goldmine series! Featuring 100 individual modules covering a giant array of topics, each lesson in this Country volume includes detailed instruction with playing examples presented in standard noation and tablature. You'll also get extremely useful tips, scale diagrams, chord grids, photos, and more to reinforce your learning experience, plus audio tracks featuring performance demos of all the examples in the book! A huge variety of country guitar styles and techniques are covered, including: open-chord licks, rhythm techniques, pentatonic scales, arpeggios, double-stop licks, triple-stop licks, standard bends, pedal-steel bends, Travis picking, hybrid picking, fingerstyle country, chord embellishments, and more! The audio is accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be streamed or downloaded. The audio files include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.
(Guitar Educational). Here is a comprehensive stylistic breakdown of country guitar techniques from the past 50 years. Drawing inspiration from the timelessly innovative licks of Merle Travis, Chet Atkins, Albert Lee, Vince Gill, Brent Mason and Brad Paisley, the near 90 musical examples within these pages will hone your left and right hands with technical string-bending and rolling licks while sharpening your knowledge of the thought process behind creating your own licks, and why and when to play them. Whether you're an intermediate-level player wanting to add chicken pickin' flavors to your jazz lines or a rocker interested in dressing up your licks with chromatic sophistication and hybrid picking techniques, turn off the distortion, switch to your brightest pickup, and bring on the twang! Online audio is accessed at halleonard.com/mylibrary
(Guitar Method). A perfect supplement to any guitar method, this book/CD pack provides standard notation & tab for ten complete songs by Brooks & Dunn, Johnny Cash, Alan Jackson, Toby Keith and other greats, with a demo track and a play-along track for each on the accompanying CD. Includes: Amie * Beer for My Horses * Boot Scootin' Boogie * Bye Bye Love * Can't You See * Chattahoochee * Friends in Low Places * I Walk the Line * Me and My Gang * Workin' Man Blues.
This comprehensive book has 260 pages and over 50 fingerpicking guitar solos in notation and tablature in country blues, Delta blues, ragtime blues, Texas blues and bottleneck styles. An extremely comprehensive blues solo collection. Audio download available online.
(Guitar Book). From Merle Travis and Chet Atkins to Vince Gill and Brad Paisley, this book/CD pack offers an inside look at the genesis of country guitar. Provides solo transcriptions in notes & tab, lessons on how to play them, guitarist bios, equipment notes, photos, history, and much more. The CD contains full-band demos of every solo in the book, and features Amazing Slow Downer software so Mac and PC users can adjust the recordings to any tempo without changing pitch! Songs include: Country Boy * Foggy Mountain Special * Folsom Prison Blues * Hellecaster Theme * Hello Mary Lou * I've Got a Tiger by the Tail * The Only Daddy That Will Walk the Line * Please, Please Baby * Sugarfoot Rag * and more.
(Play Like). Study the trademark songs, licks, tones and techniques that made Chet Atkins a legend. Each book comes with a unique code that will give you access to audio files of all the music in the book online. This pack looks at 17 of Atkins' most influential songs including: Cannon Ball Rag * The Entertainer * Galloping on the Guitar * Mister Sandman * Yakety Axe * and more. Online audio is accessed at halleonard.com/mylibrary
(String Letter Publishing). Add to your repertoire and reinforce your technique with this collection of blues songs. Bring these songs to life by listening to the recordings online, which feature short versions of each piece, played slowly and up to tempo. Includes full guitar parts in standard notation with chords, accompanying parts, and tablature, as well as detailed notes on song origins and arrangements. The audio files are accessed online, for download or streaming, using the unique code inside each book.
(Guitar Method). This book uses real country songs to teach you the basics of rhythm and lead country guitar in the style of Chet Atkins, James Burton, Albert Lee, Merle Travis, and many others. Lessons include: Chords, Scales and Licks * Common Progressions and Riffs * Carter Style and Travis Picking * Steel Licks, String Bending and Vibrato * Standard Notation and Tablature * and much more! Songs include: Could I Have This Dance * Green Green Grass of Home * I Fall to Pieces * Satin Sheets * Yakety Sax * and more. This edition also includes 99 full-band tracks for demonstration and play along. The audio files are accessed online using the unique code inside each book and can be downloaded or streamed. They also include PLAYBACK+, a multi-functional audio player that allows you to slow down audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right.