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Strum Along 2

A Comprehensive Guitar Tutor for Beginners

Strum Along 2 written by Julie Ryng and Nina Garvey, is a follow up to Strum Along. This book presents songs in the keys of A, E, C, G, Aminor and Eminor. Utilising well known folk songs, it presents a variety of strumming and finger picking styles which are taught in etail in Strum Along. There is an audio CD available for Strum Along 2

Listen to a sample track – ‘Camptown Races’

On completion of this book, the learner will

  • have a repertoire of songs in the keys of A, E, C, G Aminor and Eminor.
  • have the understanding necessary to transpose keys to suit vocal range
  • Have a solid grounding in the three chord trick which will facilitate the selection of chords by ear for other songs of choice

The songs are sung in a relaxed easy style by Daniel Murphy, Órla Ryng and Róisín Garvey.

Index of Lessons in Strum Along

Page 1 Foreword
Page 2 Key A, the three chord trick
Page 3 Oh Susanna! Key A
Page 4 Camptown Races Key A
Page 5 Li’l Liza Jane A
Page 6 How major chords are constructed
Page 7 Naming the notes on your guitar
Page 8 The Whistling Gypsy Key E
Page 9 Red River Valley Key E
Page 10 Tablature and bass runs
Page 11 Techniques
Page 12 My Bonnie lies over the Ocean Key E
Page 13 The Mermaid Key E
Page 14 Construction of minor chords
Page 15 The Drunken Sailor Key A minor
Page 16 Hard Times Come again no more Key G
Page 17 Castle of Dromore Key G
Page 18 Bar chords
Page 19 Home on the Range E (bar chords)
Page 20 Using a capo
Page 21 Black Velvet Band Key C
Page 22 Tá na Báid Key F#minor (capo on 2nd fret)
Page 23 Silent night Key G Away in a Manger Key C

Page 24 Chord diagrams of the chords of keys D,A,E,G,C including minors





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