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Bluegrass Songbook


140 classic songs. The only book with instruction on bluegrass singing, including bluegrass harmony, and many pages of tips from the all-time greats!

Melodies of the songs are given in an easy form of tab that works on banjo OR guitar (uses just three lines, representing the 2nd, 3rd, and 4th strings, tuned to the same notes on banjo and guitar).

Click here for full list of songs.
Click here for a sample page.
Click here for key to the special 3-line tablature.

Sections Include:

  • Harmony Singing: Duets, Trios, and Quartets
  • Singing in Pitch
  • Bluegrass Songwriting
  • Finding the Right Key
  • Your Vocal Range
  • Phrasing and Styling

Interview excerpts with these original bluegrass singing
and songwriting legends

  • Bill Monroe
  • Lester Flatt
  • Ralph Stanley
  • Jimmy Martin
  • Bob Osborne
  • Red Allen
  • Jim and Jesse McReynolds
  • John Duffey
  • Charlie Waller
  • Peter Rowan
  • Keith Whitley
  • Hazel Dickens
  • Mike Seeger
  • John Starling
  • Jack Cooke