- Series: Banjo
- Paperback: 72 pages
- Publisher: Oak Publications; 3rd edition (December 31, 1998)
- Language: English
- ISBN-10: 0825600243
- ISBN-13: 978-0825600241
- Product Dimensions: 0.2 x 8.5 x 11 inches
- Shipping Weight: 8 ounces
- Average Customer Review: 70 customer reviews
- Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #2,207,865 in Books (See Top 100 in Books)
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How To Play The 5-String Banjo Paperback – December 31, 1998
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Many of the tunes included here are available on YouTube, or elsewhere on the Internet, performed by the old-time artists Seeger mentions in the book. Unfortunately there's not a compilation CD with the original artists, but I imagine you could make a fairly complete playlist on YouTube.
Everybody who wants to play the banjo should study this book: just don't expect to rely on that alone, unless you're truly self-disciplined and fanatically dedicated.
it remains one of the simplest, yet most complete, guides to anyone wanting to learn seeger style
there was also a longplay album that went along with the book - it's now available here as MP3s at this link - How to Play a 5-String Banjo (instruction)
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