Appalachian Autoharp (Book)
The book, musician, entertainer, teacher, and recording artist Carol Stober provides melody lines, lyrics, chord symbols, and melody tablature for 35 tunes she learned in Appalachia. The stories woven through the music portray a mixture of life situations that were ever-present in the difficult struggle for survival of our ancestors. The lyrics of many of these songs, although sometimes harsh, give insight into the values of the Appalachian people. The autoharp tablature provides detailed indications for di ...more
Product Number:
95472
Format:
Book
Skill Level:
Intermediate
Notation Type:
Tab
Pages:
72
Binding:
Saddle Stitched
Size:
8.75 x 11.75
ISBN:
0-7866-0495-6
ISBN13:
978-07866-0495-1
Publisher:
Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published:
10/2/1996
The book, musician, entertainer, teacher, and recording artist Carol Stober provides melody lines, lyrics, chord symbols, and melody tablature for 35 tunes she learned in Appalachia. The stories woven through the music portray a mixture of life situations that were ever-present in the difficult struggle for survival of our ancestors. The lyrics of many of these songs, although sometimes harsh, give insight into the values of the Appalachian people. The autoharp tablature provides detailed indications for different types of thumb and finger strokes, plucking, and string pinching.

Aiken Drum      
All The Good Times      
All The Pretty Little Horses      
Aunt Rhody      
Barbara Allen        
Butterbean Song      
Crawdad      
Dink's Song      
Down By The Bay      
Dumbarton's Drums      
East Virginia      
Five-Night Drunk        
Four Marys        
Freight Train        
Gypsy Rover        
Henry        
How He Lied        
Hush Little Baby        
I Know Where I'm Going        
In The Pines        
Jenny Jenkins        
Lost All My Money        
My Home's Across The Blue Ridge Mountains        
One Morning In May        
Riddle Song        
Scarborough Fair        
Shady Grove        
Shenandoah        
Simple Gifts        
Stewball        
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot        
The Bear Went Over The Mountain        
The Old Woman Who Swallowed A Fly        
Thyme        
Who's Gonna Shoe Your Pretty Little Foot      

 
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