Mandolin Song Book

by Brad Laird
sku: 56-50
Book/CD pack. 26 bluegrass, old-time, Celtic and classic American songs for mandolin players. The arrangements run from downright easy to somewhat challenging; it's a good follow-up to the Mandolin Primer (56-13), or any beginning method. Some tunes include two versions - a basic version and a more advanced, embellished version. CD includes every song and most are performed on two tracks, one at a slow practice speed and the other at a moderate performance speed. Appendix includes several articles on a variety of mandolin topics and a chord chart. Note/tab with chord symbols. 53 pp.   More Details...
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  • Amazing Grace
  • Battle Hymn Of The Republic
  • Caledonian Laddie
  • Dixie
  • Dusty Miller
  • Fisher's Hornpipe
  • Forked Deer
  • Greensleeves
  • Greensleeves Jig
  • Jenny Lynn
  • Laird's March - Part 1
  • Laird's March - Part 2
  • Liberty
  • Man Of Constant Sorrow
  • Mississippi Sawyer - Basic
  • Mississippi Sawyer - Embellished
  • Nine Pound Hammer - Key Of A
  • Nine Pound Hammer - Key Of B
  • Old Joe Clark - Basic
  • Old Joe Clark - Embellished
  • Over The Waterfall
  • Pig In The Pen
  • Pigeon Hill
  • Rickett's Hornpipe
  • Shady Grove - Major
  • Shady Grove - Minor
  • Silver Dollar Hornpipe
  • Sittin' On Top Of The World - Key Of A
  • Sittin' On Top Of The World - Key Of G
  • Takin' The Shortcut Home
  • What Shall We Do With The Drunken Sailor?
  • When Johnny Comes Marchong Home


  • A Fortunate Series Of Events (Article On Timing)
  • Trouble In Paradise (Hearing Yourself Better At Jam Sessions)
  • On Falling Apart (Thoughts On Playing Better In Public)
  • My Mando Rig Explained
  • What's In Your Case?
  • About Mandolin Strings
  • Lessons From The Dawg (Comparing Canines To Musicians)
  • Chop Talk
  • Chord Chart