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Bluegrass Shack Productions carries a number of different publications, and also the full line of Mel Bay and Hal Leonard publications, including books, CDs, videos, posters, cards, Home Spun, and other miscellaneous items. Listed on our website are the items that we normally have in stock -- which is quite a lot! We can special order any Mel Bay or Hal Leonard item you would like. The main Books & CDs page lists songbooks. Click on the links below for other books on particular instruments. Miscellaneous also contains some subject matter (luthier, biography, etc.) materials.

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Banjo

Fiddle/Violin

Guitar

Mandolin

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Miscellaneous

Dobro Books, CDs & DVDs

More Dobro, by Doug Cox - $19.95 + $3.50 S/H (US only)

DVD. 60 minutes. There's no better way to start from scratch on this expressive instrument than with this master instructor. Teaches notes and major chords; common I, IV, V chord progressions in all keys; chucking (back-up playing); tone and damping tips; and easy versions of the songs: The Water Is Wide Worried Man Blues St. Anne's Reel. Includes a transcription booklet.

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Mel Bay's Complete Dobro Player, by Stacy Phillips - $34.95 + $2.75 S/H (US only)

Book with two CDs. Softcover 245 pages. Highly recommended book! This book really covers it all.

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Country Dobro Guitar Styles, by Ken Eidson & Tom Swatzell - $19.95 + $2.75 S/H (US only)

Book. Softcover 72 pages. Great formatting throughout this book with black and white photos, narrative and tips for most songs. Written in tab and standard musical notation. Labelled "country," but definitely for the likes of bluegrass, too!

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Gospel Dobro, by Ken Eidson & Tom Swatzell - $19.99 + $2.75 S/H (US only)

Book & online audio. Softcover 88 pages. Written in tab and standard musical notation with chords. A popular collection of 56 favorite old-time gospel songs artfully arranged for Resophonic guitar. All arrangements are in G tuning.

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Backup Dobro, by Doug Cox - $19.99 + $2.75 S/H (US only)

Book & CD. Softcover 47 pages. Written in tab format only. In this book you'll learn creative, fun techniques and ideas on playing backup. Playing backup means responding in a sensitive manner with singers and other musicians. So let's take a serious look at what to do when you're not soloing.

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The Great Dobro Sessions, by Stacy Phillips - $22.99 + $2.75 S/H (US only)

Book. Softcover 114 pages. Narrative and photo for every song. Written in tab format only with chords. Includes every note of every solo by the nine top resonator guitarists who contributed to the Grammy Award-winning album of the same title. All 20 tunes (including the 11 solos on Fireball Mail) appear in tablature with commentary and chordal accompaniment. Feartures Jerry Douglas, Buck Graves, Mike Auldridge, Curtis Burch, Sally Van Meter, etc. (This book does not include Gene Wooten's rendition of "Day Tripper" from the CD.)

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The Dobro Workbook, by David Hamburger - $19.99 + $2.75 S/H (US only)

Book plus online audio. Softcover 80 pages. Teaches licks, techniques and improvisation for lap-style resophonic slide guitar. Covers: scales, licks, songs and examples; hammer-ons, pull-offs, slides, picking techniques; syncopations, rolls, double stops, playing in different keys; and more. The book is in standard musical notation and tab with chords, and the CD features 98 full-demo tracks.

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Mel Bay's Learn to Play Bluegrass Dobro Guitar, by Ken Eidson & Tom Swatzell - $19.95 + $2.75 S/H (US only)

Book & online audio or CD (depends upon which one we have in stock). Softcover 88 pages. Written in standard musical notation and tab format, with an easier on the eyes bolder print. A step-by-step method by two noted Dobro authorities. This method takes the student through the basics of bar position, right hand technique, producing harmonics, and minor and seventh chords. Features 25 solos in G tuning.

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Songbooks

Banjo

Fiddle/Violin

Guitar

Mandolin

Bass

Miscellaneous

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