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Irish Jig: Jackson's Morning Brush
An arrangement of a traditional Irish jig for guitar in dropped-D tuning.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 7951 Hits · 5.00/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 10/13/2002
 
Charlie
A slow Latin style rhythm piece, dedicated to Charlie Gacsi - Get Well Soon.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 10383 Hits · 5.00/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 8/5/2007
 
PolyRemnant
An excerpt (or remnant) from an exercise for practicing 3-finger picking and thumb independance.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 5826 Hits · 5.00/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 1/22/2001
 
No Particular Reason
This sequence combines an open string arpeggio with an occasional sustained melody note played on the 1st string.
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 4596 Hits · 5.00/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 7/12/2000
 
The Wild Morris
A traditional folk tune
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 5889 Hits · 5.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 3/18/2001
 
Just Good Friends
Two independent tunes which really don't belong together, but which seem to enjoy each others' company.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3711 Hits · 5.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 4/14/2002
 
OutBurst
A tune/exercise based around an (open-string) A Major arpeggio. Added a new fingerstyle 'sweep' picking section.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 7722 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 10/31/2004
 
One For Sandra
Here's a simple (twelve-bar) sequence using the odd bass hammer-on, to Sanda Goodfellow.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4469 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 7/23/2000
 
Father To Son
Part of a piece intended to be played as a Duet with my son, Jonathan.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3849 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 3/19/2005
 
Spell Bound
A short sequence for experimentation.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3446 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 10/2/2004
 
Slow PolyRhythmic Hammer Combo
This lesson presents a succulent combination of simple 2/3 polyrhythmic picking with a sprinkling of hammer-ons to taste.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3055 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 7/11/2000
 
The Rights Of Man
Nice Irish hornpipe
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1228 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 10/22/2012
 
Swift, Major And Glad
A little tune to cheer you up after playing Slow, Minor And Sad.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 5441 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 3/6/2001
 
Snotty Lizardsquirt
A little lick based on a coloured Hendrix chord. I have also now added a second part.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4288 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 7/22/2001
 
The Lady Sandra
This was initially inspired by The Lord's Seat by Gordon Giltrap.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3255 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 2/14/2001
 
The Perpetual Emotion Machine
An extended finger-picked open string arpeggio sequence.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2742 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 3/14/2002
 
Just A Little Talk With Jesus
The old spiritual. The full lyrics will be on the last page.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1585 Hits · 5.00/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 6/4/2011
 
Cool Riff
A simple riff by a band.. >_> <_<... forgot the name
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 6507 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 6/20/2005
 
Whole Nut Arpeggio
This extremely brief sequence was inspired by the WholeNote Arpeggio Lessons and far too much Guinness ...
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 5535 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 7/11/2000
 
Cowboy Hat
Cowboy hat, original from uruguay by the author of rico normandy. Not very famous, never got far, partiture too hard to read, timing impossible. Look at it.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4047 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 4/5/2003
 
Down A Dirt Road
A short intro to a song I wrote called "Down a Dirt Road", you need to fingerstyle this one if you want to play it.
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 3211 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 1/10/2004
 
Kirk's Groove
Initially inspired by a blues slide lesson of Kirk Lorange, the feel here ended up quite different ...
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2970 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 3/29/2004
 
First Of The Year
A short piece to ring in the New Year.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2186 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 1/3/2004
 
BrushStrokes
A picking style incorporating downward brush strokes.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1864 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 10/28/2005
 
The Bridal Bells
A new tune in development, which makes a good pull-off/hammer-on exercise for all left-hand fingers
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1544 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 11/20/2004
 
AU CLAIR DE LA LUNE
This is a little French Folk song. Easy solo for beginner level.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 10751 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 10/28/2004
 
Prelude For Clive
This piece may be considered as an extended Open String Arpeggio exercise, or enjoyed in it's own right.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 9769 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 12/17/2003
 
AY - AY - AY
This is a Creole Folk Song. Sound good. Some of the tune is in a different position on the neck. Skill above beginning level needed. Could be a recital number.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 9303 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 5/13/2004
 
VOLGA BOATMAN'S SONG
This is a Russian Folk Song. Men moving heavy boats in seas. Working together in slow rhythmic timing. Chords are easy, but there is a complex passage that will take some skill to accomplish cleanly. Could be recital tune.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 8529 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 5/15/2004
 
LOCH LOMOND
This is an old tune. Scotland according to the lyrics. Easy chords, including several minor chords. For backing, it was a surprise to me to find that the blues track sounded ok
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 8067 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 6/14/2004
 
Country Girl 2 (PolyAnna)
A very satisfying piece of polyrhythmic country picking.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 5715 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 3/19/2004
 
Kiss
32. Kiss (#4594)
by Tom Limbach (230)
Keep It Short & Simple.Easy picking pattern with a smooth melody
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 5377 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 5/14/2002
 
Bring The Ale
Bring me a drink!
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 5085 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 11/25/2003
 
Easy Travis Style Progression
A simple chord progression played using a traditional fingerstyle picking pattern.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4634 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 1/5/2005
 
Foot In Mouth Disease
A bridge for Rick's tune
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4456 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 12/15/2000
 
Reflexion
A piece of reflection.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3259 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 7/15/2001
 
Midnight Reflection
Currently this is only a two bar intro to a work in progress but I figured I would give everyone a taste.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2095 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 7/16/2002
 
Learn To Finger-pick Melodies In The Major And Minor Key
How to fingerpick a melody on top of broken chords, using a capo if necessary.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2238 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 7/8/2012
 
The DayDreamer
This relaxing piece is played up the neck and makes use of open first and second strings. Updated.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 16683 Hits · 4.96/5 (27 ratings) · Last modified: 5/12/2012
 
African Echos
One of those elegant picking patterns that just appears from nowhere and demands to be played! Includes suggested left- and right-hand fingerings.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 16473 Hits · 4.94/5 (17 ratings) · Last modified: 5/14/2012