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.
Getting Into Bluegrass Guitar (book & online audio). Written by Joe Carr. This book shows the basic elements of flatpicking guitar, with
particular attention given to pick direction. First part of the book goes through basic rhythm and chords, and the second section covers basic flatpicking.
Painless Guitar - $9.95 + $3.50 S/H (US only)
Painless Guitar (book & online audio). By Ted Parrish & Wayne Erbsen. I love this book! You will learn the chords, melodies and lyrics to 31
familiar songs. Most songs contain only 2 or 3 chords. Links to YouTube channel are included as well as online audio, so you can watch and listen to
everything in the book.
Acoustic Guitar Primer Book 2 - $14.95 + $3.50 S/H (US only)
Acoustic Guitar Primer Book 2 (book & CD). NOTE: The picture shows the cover for book 1, but this is for book 2. Softcover 74 pgs. This book and CD set is the continuation of the first book. You will learn
more chords, strums and techniques. All songs are written in both standard music notation and tab. Complete with pictures to make everything
easy to understand. The CD provides accent, tone and rhythm for all songs and exercises in the book, and includes 16 songs played in jam length segments.