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Minstrel Banjo - Briggs' Banjo Instructor

Minstrel Banjo - Briggs' Banjo Instructor

Minstrel Banjo - Briggs' Banjo Instructor

performance notes and transcriptions by Joseph Weidlich

A reworking of the original 1855 Briggs' Banjo Instructor, updated with modern explanations, tablature (for the first time!), and performance notes. Tablature only, 72 pp.

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sku: 49-1221


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  • Alabama Joe
  • Briggs' Breakdown
  • Briggs' Corn Shucking Jig
  • Briggs' Jig
  • Briggs' Reel
  • Camptown Hornpipe
  • Carney Jig
  • Carry Me Back to Old Virginny
  • Circus Jig
  • Dance, Boatman, Dance
  • Dandy Jim
  • Dearest Mae
  • De Bones in de Barnyard
  • De Gal Wid de Blue Dress On
  • Ethiopian Cracovienne
  • Ephriam's Lament
  • Git Up in de Mornin
  • Going Ober de Mountains
  • Hard Times
  • Jim Along Josey
  • Jim Crack Corn
  • Jim Crow Polka
  • Jordan is a Hard Road
  • Keemo Kimo
  • Kick Up de Debble on a Holiday
  • Lucy Long Polka
  • Lucy Neal
  • Mary Blane
  • Miss Lucy Long
  • Old Dan Tucker
  • Old Dinah's Goin' to Town
  • Old Joe
  • Old Johnny Boker
  • Old King Crow
  • Old '76 (Reel)
  • Old Zip Coon
  • O! Lud Gals
  • O! Pray Goody
  • Pitch Burgundy Plaster
  • Philadelphia Reel
  • Pop Goes the Weasel
  • Rosa Lee
  • Sebastopol Breakdown
  • Spanish Gallopade (with Variations)
  • The Side of Jordan
  • Wait for the Wagon
  • Walk Along John
  • Walk into de Parlor Jig
  • Who's Dat A Knockin' at de Door
  • Yankee Doodle (with Variations)

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