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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.

Songbooks

Banjo

Fiddle/Violin

Guitar

Dobro

Bass

Miscellaneous

Mandolin Books, CDs & DVDs

The Ultimate Mandolin Songbook - $24.99 + $3.50 S/H (US only)

The Ultimate Mandolin Songbook (book plus online audio). Softcover 248 pgs. 26 favorite songs arranged by Janet Davis. This is a great book for anyone wanting to advance from the basics. All material is shown in both standard musical notation and tab format. Multiple variations for every song, plus alternate licks, endings, seques, and turnarounds for improvising. Major and minor keys, song lyrics and history, tremolo, Monroe style, fiddle style, double stops, crosspicking, triplet style, jazz style and more! Includes PLAYBACK+, which allows you to slow down the audio without changing pitch, set loop points, change keys, and pan left or right. For more information and a songlist, click here to be directed to the information on Hal Leonard's website.

First Lessons Mandolin - $14.99 + $3.50 S/H (US only)

First Lessons Mandolin (book plus online audio). Softcover, 40 pages. This is a great book for those wanting to learn to play mandolin! Standard musical notation plus tab. Starts with basic chords, then moves on to moveable chords and to melody picking.

Contents and More Information from Mel Bay

Easiest Mandolin Tunes for Children - $14.99 + $3.50 S/H (US only)

Easiest Mandolin Tunes for Children (book plus online audio). Softcover 32 pages. Another really great book for beginners of all ages, not just children! Standard musical notation and tab. Highly recommended book!

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Mandolin Chords - $6.99 + $2.75 S/H (US only)

Book & online video. Softcover 32 pages. Correct left hand positions are pictured for each chord, as is proper right hand picking position. Major, Minor, seventh, diminished, augmented, and ninth chords are shown in photos and diagrams; major seventh, sixth, minor sixth, seventh augmented fifth, and seventh diminished fifth chords are shown in diagram form only. Tuning of the mandolin using a pitch pipe or piano keyboard is also shown. A chart summarizing movable chord patterns ends the book. Includes a 125-minute DVD.

Contents & More Information from Mel Bay

Blazing Mandolin Solos - $19.99 + $3.50 S/H (US only)

Blazing Mandolin Solos for One Player or More (book plus online audio). Softcover 55 pages. All songs presented in tab and standard musical notation. Steve Kaufman does a fine job with this book, including the harmony part to every solo! How cool! Not for the beginning player, but fabulous for anyone wanting to expand their skills in solo or duet picking. Great book!

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American Mandolin Method Vol. 1 - $25.99 + $3.50 S/H (US only)

American Mandolin Method, Volume 1 (book & online audio). Softcover 71 pages. This is one of my favorite authors for both mandolin and fiddle. Songs in the book start out fairly easy for new players, and then advance in skill towards the end of the book. All songs in standard musical notation and tab. All basics covered for the rank beginner. Highly recommended!

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American Mandolin Method Vol. 2 - $25.99 + $3.50 S/H (US only)

American Mandolin Method, Volume 2 (book & online audio). Softcover 60 pages. A continuation in the series by one of my favorite authors!

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Songbooks

Banjo

Fiddle/Violin

Guitar

Dobro

Bass

Miscellaneous

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