In these CD lessons Dave Van Ronk presents his arrangements of folk tunes and blues. These lessons are for the intermediate fingerstyle guitarist. The book includes an interview, a discography, and the 11 tunes taught on the three CD's in standard notation and tablature.
LESSON 1: The alternating bass technique is presented with four arrangements: Green Green, Rocky Road, Kansas City Blues, Stackerlee and Saturday Night Shuffle
LESSON 2: Alternating the bass in 3/4 with The Ballad Of The IRT. Elizabeth Cotten's Wilson Rag, Blind Blake's That Will Never Happen No More and Miss. John Hurt's Spike Driver's Moan
LESSON 3: Brownie Mc-Ghee's Sportin' Life Blues played in dropped D tuning. Blues in 12/8 with St. James Infirmary played in A minor.