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If you're new to the 5-string Banjo, you're probably eager to learn some songs. This book provides easy-to-read Banjo tab, chord symbols and lyrics for the most popular songs beginning Banjo players like to play.

Players with years of experience will also discover tunes never before arranged for Banjo. Explore clawhammer and three-finger-style Banjo in a variety of tunings and capoings with this one-of-a-kind collection of master-crafted arrangements.

£12.99
Here is a book of tunes from the Elizabethan era—the great period of English song—set in tablature for the clawhammer banjo. At first glance, it is true, the songs of Shakespeare’s day and the mountain banjo seem to be worlds apart. But the musical traditions are, in fact, related, as Elizabethan songs are the old world cousins of mountain tunes. As a result, Elizabethan tunes are a natural way to extend the mountain banjo repertoire for intermediate and advanced players.
£5.50

Duelling Banjos... Here is the much sought after 'deluxe edition' of banjo & guitar music score for 'Duelling Banjos' written in 'G' banjo music & Tab and guitar music and tab ... also has written guitar chords.

£20.00

A collection of irish jogs in melodic style for the 5 string banjo by Ron Hughes

£18.99

22 favorites from the fab four arranged for 5-string Banjo in notes and tab, including: All My Loving • Can't Buy Me Love • Come Together • Day Tripper • Eleanor Rigby • Here, There and Everywhere • I Want to Hold Your Hand • Let It Be • Michelle • Paperback Writer • Penny Lane • Something • While My Guitar Gently Weeps • Yellow Submarine • Yesterday and more.

£21.99
Art Rosenbaum is one of America's foremost performers and teachers of traditional five-string Banjo playing. He has a long-time interest in the myriad of old-time tunings that give breadth and richness to mountain and old-time Banjo picking, and has learned first-hand from old-timers in the South and Midwest.
£16.99

A compilation of favorite solos on Irish, Scottish and New England fiddle tunes arranged for banjo by one of America's foremost clawhammer banjoists, Ken Perlman. Book with online audio link

£12.99
Easy to play five-string banjo arrangements of twelve Christmas favorites by banjo master Ross Nickerson. Each song is arranged and performed using proper three-finger bluegrass technique. The arrangements are carefully designed to bring out the melody, but easy enough for a beginner or intermediate player to learn quickly. With online Audio.
£12.99
Easy Banjo Solos For 5-String Banjo contains arrangements for 16 well-known songs by artists such as The Beatles, Hank Williams, Flatt & Scruggs, Woody Guthrie, Merle Travis and more. The songs are presented in order of difficulty, beginning with basic rolls and chords and ending with 16th notes and fret-hand techniques. With Online Audio
£14.50

Best selling author Fred Sokolow teaches you how to play blues on the Banjo with this instructional book and audio pack.
Includes classic blues tunes like Ain't Nobody's Business, Careless Love, Frankie and Johnny and St. Louis Blues.

£18.99

18 of the Fab Four's finest for five string banjo!

£12.25

The banjo shares many of the same sonic qualities as a harpsichord, so although it's so closely associated with more homespun genres, the instrument actually lends itself very well to classical music! The pieces in Bach for Banjo are in tablature only with chord symbols, arranged at the beginning to intermediate level for five-string banjo players. As in classical guitar arrangements, the melody and harmony are combined. Most pieces are on facing pages with no page turns required, and beginners can pick through the selections at a slow pace. The book features just the best-known parts of 20 beloved Bach pieces: Air on the G String · Arioso · Minuet in G · Sheep May Safely Graze · Sleepers, Awake · and more.

£18.99

The 5-String Banjo Fingering Chart includes tuning notes, chord shapes and a photo/diagram of the instrument.

£13.99
40 American folk songs, arranged for the Clawhammer Banjo by Michael Miles. This songbook includes the well-known traditional tunes She'll Be Comin' 'Round The Mountain, Amazing Grace, When The Saints Go Marching In, In The Good Old Summertime and more.
£17.99

There's no getting away from it, the 5-string banjo is about as American as apple pie. This poses something of a conundrum for those who love the instrument, but don't wish to be confined to bluegrass music.

£12.99
Alan Munde is one of the finest players to ever pick up the five string banjo. From his early days with Jimmy Martin through his tenure with Country Gazette, Alan has continually expanded the breadth of his vision.
£16.99

Wade Ward - Clawhammer Banjo Master is a collection of clawhammer banjo tablature as played by Wade Ward, with modern interpretations by Bob Carlin and Dan Levenson. This book is the second in a series of transcriptions of tunes from the old masters--in this case, Wade Ward--who gave definition to our style of old time clawhammer banjo playing. The repertoire, presented in tablature, is intended to be a starting point for your journey through the old time music world. As such, each piece is presented in multiple arrangements, both on the page and on the accompanying online audio. The recordings are for the most part played at a learning tempo and are close to the written notation, but not exact in all cases.

£16.99

The Strum Together series enables players of five different instruments – or any combination of them – to “strum together” on dozens of great songs.

This new, easy-to-use format features melody, lyrics, and chord diagrams for five popular folk instruments: standard Ukulele, baritone Ukulele, Guitar, Mandolin, and Banjo.

£16.99

Well-known composer, performer, bluegrass and five-string banjo specialist Janet Davis has arranged this fantastic book of Christmas songs for five-string banjo. Selections include material for various levels of ability and offer wide variety of songs for the holiday season. Tablature only with lyrics for each song. The companion Online Audio is included. This is a stereo recording which contains all the music in the book, played slow and up-to-speed. The fast version includes guitar accompaniment.

£16.99
This collection contains 18 songs that are ideal for “dueling” Banjos, each playing the song in a different style. The songs are arranged in tablature for bluegrass, old-time and folk styles using standard rolls and multiple tunings. Online audio is included, so you can hear how the songs should sound. Songs include: Cripple Creek, Cotton-Eyed Joe, Distant Thunder, Groundhog, Old Joe Clark, Skip to My Lou, Tom Dooley, Will the Circle Be Unbroken and more.
£24.99

This book and online audio set is intended to be a tune repertoire book. It includes over 100 Old-Time festival favorites.

£23.99

Traditional Appalachian banjo tunes in tablature. With tunings and all basic right and left hand techniques: drop-thumbing, the galax lick, pull-offs, slide and plucking. Includes Online-Audio.

£14.50
This volume of the Banjo Play-Along series features 8 traditional Bluegrass tunes all expertly arranged for Banjo in TAB notation.
£14.50

14 Dylan classics arranged specifically for clawhammer-style 5-string Banjo, written in TAB, including: All Along the Watchtower, Blowin' in the Wind, Hurricane, It Ain't Me Babe, Knockin' on Heaven's Door, Lay Lady Lay, Like a Rolling Stone, Mr. Tambourine Man, Positively 4th Street, Shelter from the Storm, Tangled up in Blue, The Times They Are A-Changin', You Ain't Goin' Nowhere and Don't Think Twice, It's All Right.