Various Artists

Masters of the 5-String Banjo in Their Own Words and Music

by Tony Trischka and Pete Wernick
sku: 02-99615
Finally back in print! Called the most comprehensive banjo book ever written: over 400 pages covering every conceivable aspect of the three-finger style. Chapters include interviews, photos of the player's right hand position, how they wear their picks in addition to detailed discussion and analysis. Artists profiled include Earl Scruggs, Snuffy Jenkins, Don Reno, Ralph Stanley, Sonny Osborne, many more. 50 tab versions of signature tunes, tons of bios, photos, and a catalog of the string, capo, set up, techniques and instrument preferences of 68 top players. 413 pp.   More Details...

  • Don't Let Your Deal Go Down
  • Ho-Dancin' Bully Of The Town
  • Sodium-Free Dog Blues
  • Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
  • Gum Tree Canoe
  • I Don't Love Nobody
  • 40 Years Late
  • Clinging Vine
  • Jesse James
  • Katy Daley
  • My Father's Footsteps
  • Jug Harris
  • Never Be Another Ewe
  • Speedin' (John Hardy)
  • Uncle Clooney Played The Banjo (But Mostly Out Of
  • Black Jack
  • Liza Jane
  • Perpetual Motion
  • Sally Goodin
  • Sure Fire
  • Turkey Knob
  • Little Maggie
  • October
  • Wildwood Flower
  • Winter Wind
  • Before I Met You
  • Roberto's Dream
  • Sally Goodin
  • Tennessee Stud
  • Double Play
  • Shady Grove
  • Bill Cheathem
  • New York Chimes
  • Old Joe Clark
  • Salt River
  • Your Light Leads Me On
  • Illinois River Rag
  • Nuns For Nixon
  • Silver Bells
  • Sledd Ridin'
  • Stymied
  • At The Banjo Cafe
  • Crying Holy
  • Don't Mean Maybe
  • Rider
  • Cluck Old Hen
  • Cripple Creek
  • Whoa Mule
  • Bethe
  • Radio Boogie