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Bluegrass songbook : [piano, vocal, guitar] / by Peter Wernick.

Wernick, Peter. (Added Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Record details

  • ISBN: 0825601649 :
  • Physical Description: 128 p. : ill. ; 28 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Oak Publications, c1976.

Content descriptions

General Note:
"Over 130 old time, traditional, newgrass, gospel and novelty bluegrass tunes presented in a new tablature for guitar or banjo, plus special tips on singing from Bill Monroe, Ralph Stanley, Lester Flatt, Jesse McReynolds, Charlie Waller and other bluegrass greats."
Includes words and chord symbols.
Includes index.
Appendices (p. 111-127) : 1. Basic guitar playing.--2. Singing on pitch.--3. Your vocal range.--4. Singing and playing in the right key for your voice.--5. Records.
Subject: Bluegrass music
You go to your church (and I'll go to mine) / Bill Clifton, N. Yore.
The wreck of the old '97 / Traditional.
Y'all come / Arlie Duff.
Worried man blues / Traditional.
With care from someone / Douglas Dillard and Bernard Leadon.
Working on a building / Traditional.
Will the circle be unbroken / Charles H. Gabriel.
Widow maker / Penny Jay, Buddy Wilson.
Wildwood flower / Traditional.
When the golden leaves begin to fall / Albert Price.
Where the soul never dies / Traditional.
White House blues / Traditional.
What would you give in exchange for your soul? / F. J. Berry and J. H. Carr.
Wabash cannonball / A. P. Carter.
We need a whole lot more of Jesus / Wayne Raney.
Wear a red rose.
Victim to the tomb / John Duffey.
Two little boys / C. Waller and John Duffey.
This is the girl I love / Jake Landers.
Tragic romance / Grandpa Jones.
Think of what you've done / Carter Stnaley.
That's how I can count on you / Shorty Long and Susan Heather.
Things in life / Don Sover.
Tennessee / Jimmy Martin, Doyle Neikirk, Paul Williams..
Tennessee stud / Jimmie Driftwood.
Teardrops in my eyes / Red Allen, Tommy Sutton.
Swing low, sweet chariot / Traditional.
Sweet sunny south / Traditional.
Sweet little miss blue eyes / Don Helms, Merle Taylor.
Stone walls and steel bars / Marcum and Pennington.
(She left me) standing on the mountain / Alton Delmore.
Steppin' stones.
Short life of trouble / Traditional.
Singing all day and dinner on the ground / Jimmy Martin, Bill Yates.
Sitting on top of the world / Traditional.
A satisfied mind / Joe "Red" Hayes and Jack Rhodes.
Roving gambler / Traditional.
Roll muddy river / Betty Perry.
Roll on buddy / Traditional.
Roll in my sweet baby's arms / Traditional.
Rabbit in the log (feast here tonight) / Traditional.
Rank stranger / Albert E. Brumley.
Pretty Polly / Traditional.
Precious memories / J. B. F. Wright.
Poor Ellen Smith / Traditional.
Paradise / John Prine.
Out on the ocean / Pete (Roberts) Kuykendall.
Pallet on your floor.
The old old house / George Jones, Hal Bynum.
Ole slew foot / Edwin Manney, Howard Hausey, James Webb.
On the Jericho Road.
Nine pound hammer / Merle Travis.
New freedom bell / Bonnie Lou Osborne.
New river train / Traditional.
My dying bed.
My better years / Hazel Dickens.
Mountain dew / Scott Wiseman and Bascomb Lunsford.
Mr. Engineer / Jimmy Martin and Paul Williams.
Milwaukee here I come / Lee Fikes.
Midnight on the stormy deep / Traditional.
The memory of your smile / Ruby Rakes.
Matterhorn / Mel Tillis, Fred Birch.
Memories of mother and dad / Albert Price.
Maple on the hill / M. Christian.
Man of constant sorrow / Traditional.
Long journey home / Traditional.
Lord I'm coming home / William J. Kirkpatrick.
Love, please come home / Leon Jackson.
Making plans / Voni Morrison and Johnny Russell.
The long black veil / Danny Dill and Marijohn Wilkin.
Lonesome road blues / Traditional.
Little white church / Traditional.
Lonesome river / Ralph Stanley and Carter Stanley.
Little Maggie / Traditional.
Little glass of wine / Carter Stanley.
Little Joe / Traditional.
The little girl and the dreadful snake / Albert Price.
Little birdie / Traditional.
Little Bessie / Traditional.
Listening to the rain / D. Devanney.
The last song / L.E. White and Jimmy Martin.
Late last night (way downtown) / Traditional.
The legend of the rebel soldier / Charlie Moore.
Life is like a mountain railroad / Traditional.
Katy Daley / Ralph Stanley.
Knoxville girl / Evan Dando.
John Henry / Traditional.
John Hardy / Traditional.
(It's a long long way) to the top of the world / Don Wayne.
It's in my mind to ramble / Peter Wernick.
Jesse James / Traditional.
In the pines / Traditional.
I'm using my bible for a roadmap / Don Reno and Charles Schroeder.
If I lose / Traditional; Ralph Stanley.
I know you're married (But I love you still) / Don Reno, M. Magaha.
I'm a pilgrim.
Heaven / Boyd and Helen McSpadden.
Hello city limits / John Elgin, B. Martin and George Peck.
Highway of regret / Stanley and D. Anthony.
Hot corn, cold corn / Traditional.
How mountain girls can love / Ruby Rakes.
He will set your fields on fire / Ballew, Brackett..
Handsome Molly / Traditional.
Give me your hand / Rory O'Cahan.
Free born man / Keith Allison, Mark Lindsay.
Freight train / Elizabeth Cotten.
Fox on the run.
Footprints in the snow / Traditional; Rupert Jones.
Foggy mountain top / A.P. Carter.
Down the road / Traditional.
Eating out of your hand / Bill Harrell, Hope Harlow.
Face lost in the crowd / Jake Landers, Vassar Clements.
Fair and tender ladies / M. Christian.
Don't this road look rough and rocky / Lester Flatt, Earl Scruggs.
Down in the willow garden / Traditional.
Don't put her down you helped put her there.
Don't let your deal go down / Traditional.
Detroit City / Danny Dill and Mel Tillis.
Dark hollow / Bill Browning.
Darling Corey / Traditional.
Columbus stockade blues / Jimmie H. Davis, Eva Mae Sargent.
Daddy sang bass / Carl Perkins.
(The children are crying) calling your name / Earl Taylor.
Close by / Bill Monroe and Robert Van Winkle.
Bury me beneath the willow / A.P. Carter.
Bound to ride / Traditional.
Brand new shoes / Lester Blackwell.
Bringing Mary home / J. Duffy, C. Mank, J. KIngston.
Bluegrass express / Bobby Osborne.
Bluebirds are singing for me / Traditional.
Blue Ridge Mountain blues / Traditional.
Before I met you / Charles Seitz, Joe Lewis, and Bill Denny.
Big ball in Boston.
A beautiful life / Alexakis/ Everclear.
Banks of the Ohio / Traditional.
The ballad of Jed Clampett / Paul Henning.
Angel band / Jefferson Hascall, W. B. Bradbury.
Ain't gonna work tomorrow / Traditional.
All the good times are past and gone / Traditional.
Amazing grace / Traditional American melody; text by Rev. John Newton.

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