Hal Leonard Banjo Method – Book 2 – 2nd Edition


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Newly updated and revised, this easy-to-use beginner’s guide is a continuation of the banjo basics and techniques taught in Book 1. The material in Book 2 not only reinforces and strengthens Book 1 instruction, but also features many new songs, techniques and rolls to learn and play. Covers: right-hand rolls and patterns; playing back-up; melodic style banjo; fiddle tunes & reels; solos and licks; new hammers, pull and slides; banjo chimes; scales & modes; using a capo; and more! The accompanying CD contains 63 tracks of full-band demos for every song in the book!

Song List

  • This Old Man
  • This Little Light Of Mine
  • Worried Man Blues
  • All The Good Times
  • My Home’s Across The Blue Ridge Mountains
  • Down In The Valley
  • Wade In The Water
  • (Go Tell Aunt Rhody) The Ole Grey Goose Is Dead
  • Cripple Creek
  • The Drunken Sailor
  • Shady Grove
  • Do Lord
  • Boil Them Cabbage Down
  • Sailing
  • The Crawdad Song
  • Give Me That Old Time Religion
  • She’ll Be Comin’ ’round The Mountain
  • He’s Got The Whole World In His Hands
  • Hush, Little Baby
  • (Oh, My Darling) Clementine
  • Cuckoo
  • Dog Named Blue
  • Old Joe Clark
  • Rock-A-My Soul
  • Foggy Mountain Top
  • Frere Jacques (Are You Sleeping?)
  • Green Corn
  • Hand Me Down My Walking Cane
  • Hard, Ain’t It Hard
  • Jesse James
  • Little Birdie
  • Little Lord Jesus
  • Long Journey Home
  • Oh! Susanna
  • The Old Gray Mare
  • Roll In My Sweet Baby’s Arms
  • Rye Whiskey
  • Sinner Man
  • Streets Of Laredo (The Cowboy’s Lament)