Book + Online Audio
Standard Notation and Tab
Squareback Saddle Stitched
8.75 x 11.75
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
This book will enlighten Merle Travis enthusiasts and fingerstyle pickers alike. It will take you from an ordinary way of playing fingerstyle guitar to the extraordinary technique that Merle brought to the world. Based on the author's personal lessons from Merle himself, this book provides the beginning to intermediate guitarist with a look into his techniques, riffs, and rolls. Includes in-depth studies on how Merle used his right-hand techniques and left-hand chords to play with his thumb over the neck. Each tune is presented as a simple version then a Travis picking progression. You'll take a step-by-step journey into the unique style of Travis picking. Includes access to online audio.
Greetings, Concept, How to Use This Book
About the Author
How Chet Atkins and others were influenced by Merle
A Brief History of Merle Travis
Tuning Your Guitar/Reading Notation and Tablature
Travis Techniques, Riffs, and Rolls
From Beginning to Intermediate Songs
You Are My Sunshine - Simple version
You Are My Sunshine - Travis picking
Home On The Range - Simple version
Home On the Range - Travis picking
Mom's Melody - Simple version
Mom's Melody - Travis picking
Jesse James - Simple version
Jesse James - Travis picking
My Leah's Touch - Simple version
My Leah's Touch - Travis picking
Massa's In The Cold, Cold Ground - Simple version
Massa's In The Cold, Cold Ground - Travis picking
Yankee Doodle Dandy - Simple version
Yankee Doodle Dandy - Travis picking
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