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The Sea Shanty Mandolin Tablature Songbook: 52 Traditional Sea Songs for Mandolin-Family Instruments
- THE BEST TRADITIONAL SEA SHANTIES AND SONGS OF THE SEA
- DESIGNED FOR BEGINNERS AND INTERMEDIATE PLAYERS ALIKE
- EASY-TO-READ TABLATURE - You don't need to know how to read music!
- PLAY THESE SONGS ON ANY MANDOLIN-FAMILY INSTRUMENT tuned GDAE
Here is the latest tablature songbook from master songsmith Ben "Gitty" Baker, containing over 300 pages and including new arrangements of 52 traditional sea songs and shanties laid out just for mandolin and more!
With his easy-to-follow song presentations, Ben shows you that it's not hard at all to pick these great old tunes on your mandolin, Irish tenor banjo, tenor guitar, fiddle and more! This new songbook features the author's tried-and-true arrangement presentation, which includes easy-to-read tablature as well as lyrics and chords.
He also includes written lessons (with photos and diagrams) on how to read tablature and chord forms, and how to apply that knowledge to playing the songs. Multiple arrangements of each song are included (basic melody and melody+chords), and all of the songs are presented in two different keys (C and G). So grab your mandolin and get ready to make some music!
Here is a sampling of the songs included in this book: All For Me Grog, Blood Red Roses, Blow the Man Down, Bonnie Ship the Diamond, Bully In the Alley, The Coast Of High Barbary, Don't Forget Your Old Shipmate, Farewell To Nova Scotia, Go To Sea No More, Haul Away Joe, The Holy Ground, Homeward Bound, The Irish Rover, The John B. Sails, Leave Her Johnny, Leave Her, The Leaving Of Liverpool, Lowlands, Low, The Mermaid, The Morning Glory, Paddy Doyle's Boots, Paddy West, Rolling Down To Old Maui, Rolling Home, Roll the Old Chariot Along, Sally Brown, Shenandoah, South Australia, Spanish Ladies, The Wellerman, What Do We Do With A Drunken Sailor, Whiskey Is the Life Of Man
You can also order this songbook direct from Amazon with free Prime shipping. If you are in Canada, the United Kingdom, Europe, or Australia be sure to check your country's specialized Amazon because you may be able to get it printed and shipped locally!