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Celtic Tune Encyclopedia for 5-string Banjo Paperback – October 27, 2009
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Iain E MacLachlan (born 1950 in Edinburgh, Scotland) He began studying and playing music from age 9, originally learning the cello and playing in school orchestras. He took up the guitar in the sixties and moved on to the 5 string banjo in 1968. He taught himself to play using various instruction books, records and by a desire to play. He has recorded 2 CDs with his former bluegrass band, Okefenokee, and 2 CDs with his present band The Thunderdog Ceilidh Band. Discography Alligator Shuffle Okefenokee (1992) No Hiding Place Okefenokee (1996) The Thunderdog Ceilidh Band (2003) The Dogs' Frolics The Thunderdog Ceilidh Band (2006)
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It's all tabs, single-note melody line.
MacLachlan starts the book with a great, short intro giving you some applicable scales and strumming patterns. Playing through these a bit helped me to hop right into the songs more easily and quickly, so I'd recommend starting there.