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Power Cords
Not to sure what style this is....fun to play sounds real real nice
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 3358 Hits · 5.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 7/28/2001
 
Now The Green Blade Rises
An ancient tune.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 7000 Hits · 4.69/5 (16 ratings) · Last modified: 7/30/2003
 
A Collection Of Folk Songs
Use these to practice or as "hidden" melodies for your solos! 21 pages in all!
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 115995 Hits · 4.69/5 (89 ratings) · Last modified: 1/4/2011
 
Brand New
A song that i changed and made better, have the sound stting on: Acoustic!
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 12840 Hits · 4.68/5 (28 ratings) · Last modified: 3/7/2004
 
Mason's Apron
"Mason's Apron" is a hornpipe in A major. It appears in my new book, "Erin Go Bass." The sequence in the second half (measures 9-16) is especially challenging.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2185 Hits · 4.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 3/25/2008
 
Well Known ('ish) Song
Chord progression from a well known song - anybody recognise it ?
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 6614 Hits · 4.62/5 (13 ratings) · Last modified: 5/5/2004
 
Fingertwisting Scottish Reels
Ah - a wee bit 'o the highlands in these four fingertwisting lessons...
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 19559 Hits · 4.59/5 (32 ratings) · Last modified: 5/2/2009
 
Fosteriffic
Four songs by Stephen Foster to give you a dose of Americana - or to be able to play along as you watch classic Bugs Bunny episodes!
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 7933 Hits · 4.57/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 9/15/2008
 
Pull The Petals
I'm really a guitarist that has recently discovered what a lovely instrument the bass is, but I'm only a beginner in this area, so be kind to me :) This is the bassline to accompany a song that I have written.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 8331 Hits · 4.46/5 (13 ratings) · Last modified: 3/23/2002
 
Train Song
10. Train Song (#22933)
by Cody Swaney (107)
Folked up stuff
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 2585 Hits · 4.40/5 (10 ratings) · Last modified: 9/13/2007
 
Let Us Break Bread Together
A well-known old spiritual - Happy Thanksgiving!
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 4007 Hits · 4.36/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 11/25/2003
 
Bare Feet
12. Bare Feet (#10857)
by Josh Melby (105)
Good Song
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 9335 Hits · 4.33/5 (15 ratings) · Last modified: 4/21/2003
 
Danny Boy - Duet
Here is a new take on an old favorite, an arrangement that is found in standard notation in my book "Erin Go Bass." Enjoy!
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 2608 Hits · 4.33/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 4/3/2008
 
Sandy Boys Bass Break
The A part of the tune is mes. 1-8 The B part is mes.9-16 Play the A part twice then the B part twice for one solo.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 4228 Hits · 4.30/5 (10 ratings) · Last modified: 3/14/2002
 
The Battle Hymn Of The Republic
The "teacher hit me with a ruler" version is stuck in my head as I write this - oh well...
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 5159 Hits · 4.27/5 (15 ratings) · Last modified: 7/31/2003
 
Wa Dee Tah My Damee
Simple progression, catchy to me.....whatever
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 3264 Hits · 4.25/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 4/21/2003
 
The Radio Show
The radio show bass line
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 1675 Hits · 4.22/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 10/21/2006
 
Stickleback - Ballad For Sammy
This is a song from my new album: "We can't all be heroes" that will be released soon. The song consists of only 3 chords, but varies in dynamics and bassline structure. Here are the basics of the chorus and the bridge (saxophone solo).
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 3169 Hits · 4.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 2/16/2003
 
Durang's Hornpipe
This challenging hornpipe features a range of over two octaves. Originally in D, I transpose it to B-flat in my book "Erin Go Bass."
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 1029 Hits · 4.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 3/27/2008
 
Soldier's Joy
Soldiers Joy is a popular fiddle tune with some challenging arpeggio and scale patterns. It is one of many songs in my book Erin Go Bass, where I transcribe many famous Irish and British melodies for bass clef instruments.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 862 Hits · 4.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 3/25/2008
 
2 Russian Folk Songs
Two easy melody lines from a couple of Russian folk songs (that I don't know the titles of - sorry). : ) Simple examples of the harmonic mminor scale in action - each example also has an easy position shift.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 23456 Hits · 3.99/5 (93 ratings) · Last modified: 3/6/2004
 
Dopo La Brina' - Beyond The Frost
Another composition of mine. A melody wrote for a flute on a standard mambo in Fmaj7 ... sounds good with my fretless as well ...
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 13041 Hits · 3.99/5 (82 ratings) · Last modified: 4/3/2005
 
Alouette
23. Alouette (#12049)
by Greg Wallace (7283)
A French tune that was originally a canoe-paddling song!
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 6845 Hits · 3.88/5 (17 ratings) · Last modified: 8/6/2003
 
La Mela Di Odessa
Here's the famous riff from one of the best progressive italian songs, AREA's "La mela di Odessa" - "Odessa's apple". Enjoy!
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 4015 Hits · 3.88/5 (17 ratings) · Last modified: 2/10/2005
 
House Of The Rising Sun
House of the Rising Sun my way.
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 6929 Hits · 3.88/5 (24 ratings) · Last modified: 8/13/2009
 
A Little Line
A little 3 finger exercise.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 10059 Hits · 3.83/5 (30 ratings) · Last modified: 6/30/2003
 
Easy Finger Pickin
Easy fast riff which sounds best on acoustic
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 15605 Hits · 3.75/5 (75 ratings) · Last modified: 8/22/2001
 
Random Acoustic Riff
Easy
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 1054 Hits · 3.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 12/2/2007
 
Scollay's Reel
"Scollay's Reel" appears in my book "Erin Go Bass", a collection of Irish and British music written for bass-clef instruments. It is a dark sounding tune featuring natural and harmonic minor scales.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 851 Hits · 3.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 3/25/2008
 
Anglamark
Another classical Swedish ditty. Gives you that warm summer-feeling.
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 9595 Hits · 3.66/5 (44 ratings) · Last modified: 4/25/2002
 
Irish Fave Danny Boy
A bass version of danny boy
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 6652 Hits · 3.57/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 8/24/2005
 
Polish Folk Song Melody
The melody line from a happy-sounding Polish folk song (don't know the title, but it's pretty).
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 3333 Hits · 3.50/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 3/20/2004
 
O'Fenlon's Hornpipe
If you've ever wanted to play a hornpipe in D-flat major, this is your lucky day.
Acoustic/Folk · Advanced · 385 Hits · 3.33/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 10/2/2009
 
The Belles Of Clonallan
This hornpipe is one of many Irish pieces in my new book, "Erin go Bass." It presents some challenging arpeggio sequences and position shifts.
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 1335 Hits · 3.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 4/22/2008
 
Return From Fingal
This is a hornpipe in E minor, using both natural and melodic minor. It is featured in standard notation in my book "Erin Go Bass."
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 547 Hits · 3.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 4/2/2008
 
More Easy Finger Pickin
I think i changed it enough not to be sued by blink 182
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 7338 Hits · 2.86/5 (21 ratings) · Last modified: 8/22/2001
 
Nothing Can Go Wrong At A Folk Party
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Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 1065 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 8/24/2007
 
Golden Slippers
An old American folk tune (the chorus makes me feel hungry for some reason...).
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 823 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 9/15/2008
 
Old Ireland, A Long Farewell
This air has a beautiful melody with many nice scale-oriented passages. It just goes to show that sometimes simple is better. You can find this in standard notation in my book "Erin Go Bass."
Acoustic/Folk · Intermediate · 817 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 4/2/2008
 
Minstrel Boy
"Minstrel Boy" is a classic Irish air, one of many from my book "Erin Go Bass" (in the book it appears only in standard notation).
Acoustic/Folk · Beginner · 775 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 3/26/2008