Backpocket Bluegrass Songbook – Book

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Since it came out in 1981, thousands of people have enjoyed and learned from the pages of The Backpocket Bluegrass Songbook. In addition to the lyrics and melody line, the book also includes guitar chords, tips on choosing the right key, using the capo, bluegrass music history, information on each song, and vintage photos. 57 pages.

Includes words, music and history of: A Beautiful Life, All the Good Times Are Past and Gone, Banks of the Ohio, Bury Me Beneath the Willow, Cumberland Gap, Darling Cory, Don’t This Road Look Rough and Rocky, Down in the Willow Garden, East Virginia, Give Me the Roses Now, Handsome Molly, I’ll Be All Smiles Tonight, John Hardy, Just Over in the Gloryland, Knoxville Girl, Leaning on the Everlasting Arms, Life’s Railway to Heaven, Little Maggie, Little Log Cabin in the Lane, Lonesome Road Blues, Long Journey Home, Lord, I’m Coming Home, Maple on the Hill, Midnight on the Stormy Deep, My Home’s Across the Smokey Mountains, Old Joe Clark, Poor Ellen Smith, Pretty Polly, Put My Little Shoes Away, Rabbit in the Log, Roll in My Sweet Baby’s Arms, Roving Gambler, Sally Goodin, Seeing Nelly Home, Short Life of Trouble, Sweet Sunny South, The Girl I left in Sunny Tennessee, When the Bee

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Weight .35 lbs
Dimensions 15 × 11.5 × .5 in

3 reviews for Backpocket Bluegrass Songbook – Book

  1. Wade Mainer, 98 year old legendary banjo player

    You done a good job on that!

  2. Mike Antoniak

    I learned guitar on the porch of my restored log cabin from your Backpocket books. I can’t tell you how much enjoyment they’ve brought me.

  3. Myrna

    I love this book. I took it to our bluegrass jam last night and it came in handy for some of the songs that we normally stumble through. Thanks!

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