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Bradley Laird's Mandolin Song Book

By Mandolin Cafe
September 4, 2010 - 8:15 am

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Bradley Laird's Mandolin Song Book

Bradley Laird's Mandolin Song Book

Watch and Learn, Inc. has published a book/CD pack of 26 bluegrass, old-time, Celtic and classic American songs for mandolin players by Bradley Laird.

The arrangements run from easy to somewhat challenging and provide a good follow-up to the Mandolin Primer, or any beginning method. Some tunes include two versions: a basic version and a more advanced, embellished version.

The 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 pages. Retails for $14.95.



Amazing Grace
Battle Hymn Of The Republic
Caledonian Laddie
Dusty Miller
Fisher's Hornpipe
Forked Deer
Greensleeves Jig
Jenny Lynn
Laird's March - Part 1
Laird's March - Part 2
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

Additional information:
Purchase: From amazon.com
Purchase: From Elderly


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