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Appalachian Fingerstyle Guitar in DADGAD Tuning - Volume I
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Dec 06, 2015
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: Appalachian Fingerstyle Guitar in DADGAD Tuning - Volume I

The ringing strings and open voicings of DADGAD produce an ethereal, almost magical guitar sound. In Al Petteway’s masterful hands, well-known Southern Mountain songs and instrumentals are given a new treatment, brought to life with fresh new harmonies and inventive fingerpicking.

Al shows you how easy it is to play in DADGAD and how this tuning can enhance even the most familiar song. You’ll find it exciting and fun to learn blues/fingerpicking favorites inspired by Doc Watson, Etta Baker and Merle Travis; explore the rich harmonies and haunting melodies of ancient Sacred Harp shape-note hymns; play hard-driving banjo tunes; and imitate the Scots/Irish bagpipe and fiddle sounds that are the Celtic roots of Appalachian music. Al offers a myriad of guitar techniques and numerous tips on musicianship and style that will enhance everything you do on the guitar.

Songs: "John Henry," "Sitting on Top of the World," "I Am a Pilgrim," "Going Down the Road Feelin’ Bad," "Wondrous Love," "Wayfaring Stranger," "Shady Grove," "Pretty Polly," "Reuben’s Train" and "Craggy Pinnacle."

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