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"COLE's COMPLETE CHORD & HARMONY TENOR BANJO MANUAL"

- Offering a download containing this entire rare out-of-print tenor banjo folio from my personal archive. This 9 " x 12" softbound collection was published in 1927-1928 and contains 64 pages of chord and harmony charts. For a complete banjo education this shows chord fingerings in lower and upper positions and all keys. Belongs in any serious Tenor Banjo library for sure. download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire manual clearly.

"Twenty Five Old Fashioned Dance Tunes for Tenor Banjo Solo"

-"...with ad lib 2nd Tenor Banjo Accompaniment..." Offering a download containing this entire rare out-of-print tenor banjo folio from my personal archive. This 6" x 9" softbound folio from the late 20s features an outstanding blackface cover. Songs included are: McLeod's Reel, The Girl I Left Behind Me, Reuben Reuben, St. Patrick's Day, Soldier's Joy, Haste To The Wedding, The Campbells Are Coming, Highland Fling, Rakes Of Mallow, Flannel Jacket, Sally In Our Alley, Pop Goes The Weasel, Rory O'More, Money Musk, Arkansas Traveler, Irish Washerwoman, Paddy Whack, Come Under My Pladdie, College or Sailors Hornpipe, Pretty Girl Milkin' Her Cow, Low Backed Car, Old Zip Coon, Garry Owen, Devil's Dream, Fisher's Hornpipe. download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire music folio in very clearly.

"Six Duets for Tenor Banjo"

- Offering a download containing this entire rare out-of-print tenor banjo folio from my personal archive. This 6" x 9" softbound folio from the late 20s features a blackface cover typical of the period. Songs included in "Six Duets For Tenor Banjo" are: The Dazzler, Shorty, Sadie, The Heart Bowed Down (Bohemian Girl), Grand March (from Aida) and Waltz Chorus (from Faust) download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire music folio in very clearly.

Robbins HAWAIIAN GUITAR FOLIO

- Offering a download containing this entire rare out-of-print hawaiian guitar folio from my personal archive. As you can see, this 9" x 12" softbound method book was priced at 50 cents in 1934. This is a collection of SIX selections in musical notation with a "tab" line beneath showing proper slide location AND Guitar accompaniment chords with diagrams. Titles include: A New Moon Is Over My Shoulder, I Saw Stars, All I Do Is Dream Of You, Sleepy Head, A Thousand Good Nights and Moon Of Desire. download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire out of print collection in very clearly.

1937 PASCO ROBERTS HAWAIIAN GUITAR MASTER LESSONS

- Offering a download containing this entire rare out-of-print hawaiian guitar folio from my personal archive. Published in 1937 this 50+ page folio covers all the hawaiian guitarist would need to know starting from the rudiments through to advanced techniques. Covers keys, chords, glissando, grace notes, intervals, exercises in 3rds and 6ths, etc and includes loads of songs as well. Read contents in image file. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire out of print collection in very clearly.

PEERLESS Collection of TENOR BANJO SOLOS

- Offering a download containing this entire rare out-of-print tenor banjo collection from my personal archive. As you can see, this 9" x 12" softbound method book was priced at $1.00 in 1920. This is a collection of tenor banjo solos originally published by William Stahl with 14 selections in musical notation. Titles include: Flim Flam, On The Go, Hurry Up, Cheerful Tidings, The Climax, The Mandarin, Dixie Capers, The Purple Blues, Lingerie, The Dandy, Polka Brilliant, Alagazam, Silver Springs and Beautiful Night. download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire out of print collection in very clearly.

SMITH'S 200 OLD FAVORITES for TENOR BANJO

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL SIXTY-EIGHT page out of print tenor banjo folio from my personal archive. This PDF format document includes 200 songs "containing melodies which are dear to the hearts of young and old including the harmonious tunes of LOVE SONGS, HOME SONGS, COLLEGE DITTIES, SACRED SONGS, HYMNS, CHILDREN'S SONGS, NATIONAL ANTHEMS, SOUTHERNS SONGS, together with a choice selection of STANDARD PIECES, JIGS, REELS, HORNPIPES and NATIONAL DANCES (click on contents thumbnail to see complete contents). Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire collection clearly.

HARRY RESER'S SOLOS FOR TENOR BANJO

- Offering a download of "HARRY RESER'S SOLOS FOR TENOR BANJO" folio with 32 pages that contain 15 Standard Hits, Diagrams For The Solo Player, Chord Names For The 2nd Player and Melody Line For The Singer. There are chord diagrams that show where to place your left hand fingers so you can be playing your tenor banjo in no time. Loads of great old tenor banjo favorites....Alabama Jubilee, April Showers, California Here I Come, Jeepers Creepers, Limehouse Blues, Tip Toe Thru The Tulips, When Irish Eyes Are Smiling, etc. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire out of print collection very clearly.

1928 Roy Smeck Ukulele Method

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 7" x 10 1/2" 64 page Ukulele Method from my personal archive. This digital method by the "Wizard Of The Strings" has "all secrets of ukulele playing revealed by the renowned Vitaphone , Vaudeville and Recording Artist ROY SMECK in 64 high resolution scans. Cool Original digital method. download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire method in very clearly.

Vintage Roy Smeck Ukulele Songbook

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 28 page ROY SMECK UKULELE SONG BOOK from 1950. As the cover states this digital collection is arranged and played by by the "Wizard Of The Strings" ROY SMECK. Includes instruction on playing the uke, tuning, diagrams, chord practiceand loads of great tunes in musical notation with lyrics and uke chords (with chord diagrams). Photo shows contents. Loads of goodies in here.. IT HAD TO BE YOU, THERE'S YES! YES! IN YOUR EYES, DREAMY MELODY, I'M LOOKING OVER A FOUR LEAF CLOVER, SWEET GEORGIA BROWN, DON'T BRING LULU, BYE BYE BLACKBIRD, CAROLINA IN THE MORNING, MY BUDDY, FOR YOU A ROSE, GIVE ME A NIGHT IN JUNE, BY THE LIGHT OF THE STARS, I'M JUST A LITTLE BLUE, TAMIAMI TRAIL, OH SAY CAN I SEE YOU TONIGHT, WHERE THE LAZY DAISIES GROW, MY BEST GIRL, HI-HO THE MERRIO, SAILIN' AWAY ON THE HENRY CLAY, BESIDE A BABBLING BROOK... download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire collection very clearly.

Vintage Roy Smeck Ukulele Songbook

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 30 page ROY SMECK UKULELE SONG BOOK from 1950. Songbook has over 20 great old songs arranged by ROY SMECK for ukulele. Words, standard musical notation and uke chord symbols. Songs included are: MY WILD IRISH ROSE, LET THE REST OF THE WORLD GO BY, THERE'S A LONG, LONG TRAIL SMILIN' THROUGH, MOTHER MACHREE, THAT'S AN IRISH LULLABY (too-ra-loo-ra-loo-ra), CAN'T YO' HEAR ME CALLIN' CAROLINE? , WHEN IRISH EYES ARE SMILING, LOVE ME AND THE WORLD IS MINE AM I BLUE? , I LIKE MOUNTAIN MUSIC, HEIDELBERG (The Stein Song), THAT WONDERFUL MOTHER OF MINE , WHERE THE RIVER SHANNON FLOWS, ABSENCE MAKES THE HEART GROW FONDER WILL YOU LOVE ME IN DECEMBER AS YOU DO IN MAY?, STRUMMING (I Just Keep Strumming Along) , WYOMING, SING ALONG and SUNRISE AND YOU. ... download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire collection very clearly.

Roy Smeck's Ukulele Fun Book

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 61 page UKULELE FUN BOOK from 1950. As the cover states this digital collection by the "Wizard Of The Strings" has "simple and catchy arrangements of 29 favorites old and new" arranged by the renowned Vitaphone , Vaudeville and Recording Artist ROY SMECK. Lives up to its claim as a "pocketful of unrivaled song hits" for the ukulele. Foxtrots, waltzes, rhumbas, and many other types of current and standard successes arranged for the ukulele! Photo shows contents. Loads of goodies in here.. download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire collection very clearly.

1917 Remick Collection of Popular Songs with Ukulele Accompaniment

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 34 page Remick Collection from 1917. Includes uke instruction as well as musical notation and lyrics for some great old tunes including I CAN HEAR THE UKULELES CALLING ME, DOWN HONOLULU WAY, THERE'S EGYPT IN YOUR DREAMY EYES, MAMMY'S LITTLE COAL BLACK ROSE, AND THEY CALLED IT DIXIELAND, THE BLUEBIRD, MEMORIES, SHE'S DIXIE ALL THE TIME, WHERE THE BLACK-EYED SUSANS GROW and HOW'S EVERY LITTLE THING IN DIXIE. No uke chord symbols or charts these are in full musical notation. Arranged by Zarh Myron Bickford. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire collection very clearly.

1918 Remick Collection of Popular Songs with Ukulele Accompaniment

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL Remick Collection No 2 from 1918 with 32 numbered pages. Includes instructions for playing the uke as well as musical notation and lyrics for some great old tunes including ALONG THE WAY TO WAIKIKI, AIN'T YOU COMING BACK TO DIXIELAND, CHERRY BLOSSOM, DOWN SOUTH EVERYBODY'S HAPPY, FOR YOU A ROSE, YOU'RE A GREAT BIG LONESOME BABY, SOME SUNDAY MORNING, SOMEWHERE ON BROADWAY, SAILIN' AWAY ON THE HENRY CLAY and SOUTHERN GALS . No uke chord symbols or charts these are in full musical notation. Arranged by Zarh Myron Bickford. A grand ol' collection. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire collection very clearly.

1924 Littig's Comic Songs (Ukulele or Tenor Banjo)

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 7" x 10" eighteen-page out of print uke or banjo collection from my personal archive. This PDF format document contains "a lively, happy and snappy collection of songs with easy chords, that can be played and sung in an instant without exertion. Herein lies the Fountain of Youth." Songs include Ham And Eggs, Uke And Song, Bumble Bee, HA! HA!, The Drum, Way Down Yonder in the Cornfield, Solomon Levy, Big Fat Sue, Where Has My Little Dog Gone, Fifty Cents, Polly Wolly Doodle, Nickie-Bal-She-Dickie-Viki, Bingo, Proverb Land, Come Fly With Me, Hear Dem Bells and Vici Versi. download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire folio clearly.

1917 Kamiki Ukulele Method

- Offering a download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 7" x 10" sixty-four page out of print Kamiki Uke method from my personal archive. This PDF format document contains every one of the 64 numbered pages plus covers. All the way from rudiments of music, tuning ,holding & stringing the uke, notes on each stringg, scales, chords, strokes, rolls, exercises and loads of great solos & duets in musical notation. One of the coolest covers ever too! download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire folio clearly.

1924 Everybody's Favorite Ukulele No.1

- Offering a download containing high quality scans (300 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 9 1/2" x 12" thirty-two page out of print Uke method from my personal archive. This PDF format document contains every one of the 32 pages plus cover. Arranged by Anthony Franchini, the collection includes directions for tuning, chords and 13 songs in musical notation along with uke chord diagrams. Songs include: DREAM DADDY, O SOLE MIO, I WANT THE TWILIGHT AND YOU, THE PREACHER AND THE BEAR, NINE O'CLOCK SAL, ALOHA OE, THAT'S WHERE MY MONEY GOES, WAIKIKI IS CALLING ME, LET THE ROSES TELL, IN THE SWEET LONG AGO, WHEN EVENING SHADOWS FALL, IN THE VALLEY OF ROSES WITH YOU and ON MY UKULELE. Nice addition to any uke library. download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire folio clearly.

1926 McKinley Ukulele and Banjo Uke Instructor

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 9 1/2" x 12" forty page out of print Uke & Banjo Uke method from my personal archive. This PDF format document contains every one of the 40 numbered pages plus covers. Prepared by Charles Buchanan, this self instructor includes rudiments, charts, diagrams, chords, figure system,etc as well as 32 songs in musical notation along with fingering tab system charts. Songs include: ALOHAOE, ANDANTINO IN Db, BELIEVE ME, IF ALL THOSE ENDEARING YOUNG CHARMS, CELEBRATED MINUET IN G, CHARLESTON CHARLIE, DANCE OF THE ROBIN REDBREAST, EGYPTIAN QUEEN WALTZ, FAREWELL TO THEE, FORWARD TO CAMP MARCH, GOOD-NIGHT LADIES, HAPPY WANDERER, HOME, SWEET HOME, IL TROVATORE, IN THE CATHEDRAL, IT'S ALWAYS LOVE TIME IN DREAMLAND, JUANITA, LOVE'S OLD SWEET SONG, MINUET IN G, MISERERE, MY BONNIE, MY OLD KENTUCKY HOME GOOD NIGHT, NEARER MY GOD TO THEE, OLD BLACK JOE, OLD FOLKS AT HOME, SWEET HAWAIIAN MOONLIGHT, TENTING ON THE OLD CAMP GROUND, THEN YOU'LL REMEMBER ME, THERE'S ONLY ONE PAL AFTER ALL, TRAIL TO LONG AGO, WEEPING WILLOW LANE, WHEN THE MOONBEAMS KISS THE ROSES,etc. download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire folio clearly.

1926 WAIKIKI UKULELE METHOD

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL 7" x 10 1/2" thirty-four page out of print uke , ukulele banjo and tiple method from my personal archive. This PDF format document covers rudiments of music, notes on all strings, explanation of strokes, scales of the uke, chords and modulations in various keys, melodic progressions, transposing for the uke and songs including OLD FOLKS AT HOME, ONE TWO THREE FOUR, UA LIKE NO A LIKE, ALOHA OE, MAUI GIRL and HE INIKI (The Pangs). download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire method clearly.

MILLS FAVORITES FOR UKE Arranged by Roy Smeck

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL THIRTY-SEVEN page out of print uke folio from 1950. This PDF format document includes complete instruction including tuning, strumming, chords with lyrics ,musical notation and chord symbols for; BY THE WATERMELON VINE (Lindy Lou), DIGA DIGA DOO, HOW COME YOU DO ME LIKE YOU DO, GOODBYE MY LADY LOVE, SENTIMENTAL GENTLEMAN FROM GEORGIA, JEALOUS, LET A SMILE BE YOUR UMBRELLA ON A RAINY DAY, CARRY ME BACK TO THE LONE PRAIRIE, LONESOME AND SORRY, WHEN YOU'RE SMILING, ATA A GEORGIA CAMP MEETING, MA (He's Making Eyes At Me), THE SHEIK (of Araby), WHEN YOUR OLD WEDDING RING WAS NEW, HOW 'YA GONNA KEEP 'EM DOWN ON THE FARM?, BILLY and WHEN MY SUGAR WALKS DOWN THE STREET. Arranged by Roy Smeck. download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire collection clearly.

A POCKETFUL OF SONGS for UKULELE

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL SIXTY-FOUR page out of print uke folio from my personal archive. This PDF format document includes complete instruction course with chord charts and easy fingerings with lyrics and musical notation for; 12th STREET RAG, BEER BARREL POLKA, ON THE SUNNY SIDE OF THE STREET, S-H-I-N-E, INDIANA, SIDE BY SIDE, WAY DOWN YONDER IN NEW ORLEANS, SWEET SUE-JUST YOU, CASEY JONES, WHEN YOU WERE SWEET SIXTEEN, I'LL ALWAYS BE IN LOVE WITH YOU, IF YOU KNEW SUSIE, HAVE YOU EVER BEEN LONELY?, PENNSYLVANIA POLKA, THE LAST ROUND-UP, OLE FAITHFUL, ALABAMY BOUND, THE ONE ROSE, THAT'S MY WEAKNESS NOW, THE PRISONER'S SONG, THE OLD SPINNING WHEEL, RED SAILS IN THE SUNSET, BESSIE COULDN'T HELP IT, WHERE DO YOU WORK-A JOHN? AND LAST NIGHT ON THE BACK PORCH. download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire collection clearly.

20 ALL-TIME HIT PARADERS for UKULELE

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL forty-one page out of print uke folio from my personal archive. This PDF format document includes simplified arrangements with ukulele diagrams and finger patterns for songs including SLIPPING AROUND, YOU ARE MY SUNSHINE, JUST BECAUSE, GEORGIA ON MY MIND, I LOVE YOU SO MUCH IT HURTS, DEEP IN THE HEART OF OF TEXAS, GREEN EYES, ALWAYS IN MY HEART, YOU CAN'T BE TRUE, TOOLIE OOLIE, ROCKIN' CHAIR, WHEN MY BLUE MOON TURNS TO GOLD AGAIN, ETC. download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire collection clearly.

SMITH'S 200 SONGS for UKULELE

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL NINETY-SIX page out of print uke folio from my personal archive. This PDF format document includes simplified arrangements with lyrics, musical notation and ukulele chord for 200 songs including AMERICA, ANNIE LAURIE, AULD LANG SYNE, BEAUTIFUL DREAMER, BIG ROCK CANDY MOUNTAIN, BUFFALO GALS, COWBOYS LAMENT, DIXIE LAND, HOME ON THE RANGE and many others (click on contents thumbnail to see complete contents). download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire collection clearly.

UKULELE IKE COLLECTION FOR THE UKULELE no. 1

- Offering a download containing high quality scans (150 dpi) of the RARE complete ORIGINAL sixty-four page out of print UKULELE IKE COLLECTION FOR THE UKULELE Volume No. 1 from my personal archive. This PDF format document includes over 30 arrangements with ukulele diagrams and finger patterns for songs including ALL I DO IS DREAM OF YOU, AT SUNDOWN, CHARMAINE, DARKTOWN STRUTTERS BALL, DIANE, DON'T BLAME ME, EVERYTHING I HAVE IS YOURS, FIVE FOOT TWO EYES OF BLUE, HONEY, I CRIED FOR YOU, I'LL SEE YOU IN MY DREAMS, I'M ALWAYS CHASING RAINBOWS, I'M SORRY I MADE YOU CRY, JA-DA, JEANNINE, JUNE NIGHT, JUST YOU JUST ME, LINGER AWHILE, MOON IS LOW, MY LITTLE GRASS SHACK, NO NO NORA, ONCE IN A WHILE, OVER THE RAINBOW, PEG O' MY HEART, RAMONA, SINGIN' IN THE RAIN, SLEEPY TIME GAL, SUNDAY, SWINGIN' DOWN THE LANE, TOOT TOOT TOOTSIE GOODBYE, WHEN YOU WORE A TULIP AND YOU WERE MEANT FOR ME. download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire collection clearly.

UKULELE IKE COLLECTION FOR THE UKULELE no. 2

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL sixty-four page out of print UKULELE IKE COLLECTION FOR THE UKULELE Volume No. 2 from my personal archive. This PDF format document includes 30 arrangements in musical notation with ukulele diagrams and finger patterns for songs including THE ABA DABA HONEYMOON, AN AFFAIR TO REMEMBER, APRIL LOVE, AT LAST, CABIN IN THE SKY, COQUETTE, A FADED SUMMER LOVE, FRIENDLY PERSUASION, I LOVE YOU, I MARRIED AN ANGEL, I SAW STARS, IT HAPPENED IN MONTEREY, I'VE GOT A FEELIN' YOU'RE FOOLIN', JUST FRIENDS, MAIRZY DOATS, RAINBOW, SHANGRI-LA, SO RARE, SPRING IS HERE, SWEETIE PIE, THANK YOU FOR A LOVELY EVENING, THERE GOES MY HEART, TRY A LITTLE TENDERNESS, WHEN THE SAINTS GO MARCHING ON, THE WIFFENPOOF SONG, WHILE WE DANCED AT THE MARDI GRAS, WHISPERING, THE WHOLE WORLD IS SINGING MY SONG, YES, MY DARLING DAUGHTER & YOU'RE A SWEETHEART. download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire collection clearly.

UKULELE IKE COLLECTION FOR THE UKULELE no. 3

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the RARE complete ORIGINAL sixty-four page out of print UKULELE IKE COLLECTION FOR THE UKULELE Volume No. 3 from my personal archive. This PDF format document includes 30 arrangements in musical notation with ukulele diagrams and finger patterns for songs including THE BOY NEXT DOOR, BROADWAY MELODY, CHINA BOY, DID I REMEMBER, DO NOTHIN' TILL YOU HEAR FROM ME, DON'T BE THAT WAY, DON'T SIT UNDER THE APPLE TREE, FERRY-BOAT SERENADE, FIT AS A FIDDLE, GONE FISHIN', HORSES, HOT LIPS, HOW AM I TO KNOW?, I MISS MY SWISS, I UNDERSTAND, I WANNA GET MARRIED, I'M THRU WITH LOVE, IT'S A MOST UNUSUAL DAY, MARCHING ALONG TOGETHER, MOONLIGHT SERENADE, MORE THAN YOU KNOW, TEN LITTLE FINGERS AND TEN LITTLE TOES, THANKS A MILLION, TIME ON MY HANDS, THE TROLLEY SONG, WE'RE OFF TO SEE THE WIZARD, WHEN FRANCIS DANCES WITH ME, YOU GOTTA BE A FOOTBALL HERO, YOU'VE GOT TO SEE MAMMA EV'RY NIGHT and VOLARE. download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire collection clearly.

UKULELE IKE'S COMIC SONGBOOK FOR THE UKULELE no. 1

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of volume 1 of the complete ORIGINAL 14 page out of print 1926 UKULELE IKE COMIC SONGBOOK FOR THE UKULELE from my personal archive. This PDF format document includes musical notation with ukulele diagrams and finger patterns for songs including DON'T BE A CHUMP, HE WAS A SAILOR, PAPA GET THE HAMMER, BEWARE ALL YOU LOVERS, WHO?WHAT?WHEN?WHERE?, IT'S THE WIMMEN, IN THE PARLOR, YOU'LL NEVER GO TO HEAVEN WHEN YOU DIE, HARD LUCK BLUES, WHERE HAS MY LITTLE DOG GONE?, SO I SANG BARITONE and WALTER WALTER WILDFLOWER..., download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire collection clearly.

UKULELE IKE'S COMIC SONGBOOK FOR THE UKULELE no. 2

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of volume 2 complete ORIGINAL 14 page out of print 1926 UKULELE IKE COMIC SONGBOOK FOR THE UKULELE from my personal archive. This PDF format document includes musical notation with ukulele diagrams and finger patterns for songs including ANNIE BAILEY, THAT'S THAT, A STITCH IN TIME, A LOWER BERTH, OH HOW HE LOVED HER, THE BOLONEY SONATA, BY THE BUTTERCUPS, CORRESPONDENCE SCHOOL BLUES and IT ALL DEPENDS. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire collection clearly.

MAY SINGHI BREEN UKULELE SOLOS SONGBOOK

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the rare complete ORIGINAL 48 page out of print 1955 UKULELE SOLOS from my personal archive. This PDF format document includes musical notation with ukulele diagrams and finger patterns for songs including YOU TELL ME YOUR DREAM, DOODLE DOO DOO, SWEET & LOVELY, DARKTOWN STRUTTERS' BALL, FIVE FOOT TWO EYES OF BLUE, YOU WERE MEANT FOR ME, WABASH BLUES, PEGGY O'NEIL, JUNE NIGHT, LILACS IN THE RAIN, BACK IN THE OLD SUNDAY SCHOOL, WHEN THE MOON COMES OVER THE MOUNTAIN, HONEY, RUNNIN' WILD, WHEN YOU WORE A TULIP, SEEMS LIKE OLD TIMES, LINGER AWHILE, THAT OLD FEELING, I'M SORRY I MADE YOU CRY & LOVELIEST NIGHT OF THE YEAR. Miss Breen , known as "The Ukulele Lady", developed and played the ukulele as a solo instrument. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire collection clearly.

EZ METHOD for UKULELE and TIPLE

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the complete ORIGINAL 16 page out of print EZ METHOD for UKULELE and TIPLE from my personal archive. This PDF format document includes the entire "original picture method" with clear illustrations showing how to play chords....16 numbered pages and claims "No knowledge of music necessary". Shows how to strum, chord and play songs in a few minutes. Also has the added feature of a modern chord chart for playing popular songs. Very attractive and good colors. Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire method clearly.

1954 UKULELE PLEASURES Book 2

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of this ORIGINAL 1954 UKE Songbook with 24 numbered pages. Loads of instruction and songs arranged for ukulele in musical notation (no chord symbols included). Contents include Warm-up Tunes and Chords in the Key of A (Duets.. ECHO SONG, RUSTIC DANCE, BELL SONG), TAPS (easy solo), GOOD NIGHT, LADIES (easy solo), CARRY ME BACK TO OLD VIRGINNY (easy duet), SOURWOOD MOUNTAIN (easy duet), FAITH OF OUR FATHERS (medium easy solo), DRINK TO ME ONLY WITH THINE EYES (medium easy duet), Warm-up Tunes and Chords in the Key of C (Duets..SUMMERTIME, SONG WITHOUT WORDS, SCHOOL DAYS), AMERICA, THE BEAUTIFUL (easy duet), I'M CALLED LITTLE BUTTERCUP (easy duet), SILENT NIGHT (easy solo), THEME FROM THE UNFINISHED SYMPHONY (easy solo), Warm-up Tunes and Chords in the Key of E Minor (Duets...THE ROBIN'S LAMENT, JUMP ON THE HAYSTACK, MINUET), SONG OF THE VOLGA BOATMAN (easy duet), WALTZ (easy duet), Warm-up Tunes and Chords in the Key of B Minor (Duets...AUTUMN SONG, MELANCHOLY, GALLOPING HORSEMAN), TALES OF THE VIENNA WOODS (advanced trio), GAVOTTE (advanced trio) & MARCH SLAV (easy duet). Download includes PDF continuous document so you can see or print the entire method clearly.

"Smith's TENOR BANJO Modern School Instructor"

- Offering a download containing this entire rare out-of-print tenor banjo instructor folio from my personal archive. As you can see, this 9" x 12" softbound method book was priced at $1.00 in 1936. This is an extensive method book with 40 pages covering everything from tuning the banjo, reading music, notes on the tenor banjo strings, learning to read notes, tremolo, exercises all the way to full arrangements with accompaniment. A treasure trove of Tenor Banjo info. download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire instructor method folio in very clearly.

"STAHL'S NEW METHOD FOR TENOR BANJO"

- Offering a download containing this entire rare out-of-print tenor banjo instructor folio from my personal archive. As you can see, Wm. C. Stahl's 9" x 12" softbound method book was priced at $1.25 in 1928. This is an extensive method book with 76 pages covering everything from tuning the banjo, rudiments of music, tenor banjo fingerboard, reading notes, chords in all keys and exercises all the way to full arrangements with accompaniment. An exhaustive study for tenor banjo. download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire instructor method folio clearly.

"Warner's NOVELTIES FOR TENOR BANJO"

- Offering a download containing this entire rare out-of-print tenor banjo folio from my personal archive. As you can see, this 9 1/2" x 12" fourteen-page softbound "Novelties" book was priced at $1.00 in 1929. Contains 5 songs in musical notation with piano accompaniments. Songs are: RHYTHMIC by R. J. Amenta, THE PILOT by Ralph Rogers, SWEETHEART WALTZ by J.E. Henning, SPLITTING WOOD by Zarh Myron Bickford and MINSTREL BAND by Ton Carey. download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire collection clearly.

"Weidt's TENOR BANJO COLLECTION" Vol. 1

- Offering a download containing this entire rare out-of-print tenor banjo folio from my personal archive. This 9 " x 12" softbound collection was priced at $.75 in 1921. Contains 15 solos in musical notation with "full harmony, fill-ins, counter melody and professional rhythm strokes". Songs are: My Lady Jazz, The Booster, Little Boy, Blue Stocking, Harmony Kid, Kentucky Moon, The Optimist, Monday Morning Blues, Shattered Dreams, My Caroline, Take Me Back Home Again Lizzie, Whyte Laydie, Marcheta, The Ghost Walk and Cow Bells. download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire collection of Volume One clearly.

"Weidt's TENOR BANJO COLLECTION" Vol. 2

- Offering a download containing this entire rare out-of-print tenor banjo folio from my personal archive. This 9 " x 12" softbound collection was priced at $.75 in 1921. Contains 15 solos in musical notation with "full harmony, fill-ins, counter melody and professional rhythm strokes". Songs are: Sweet Dixie Babe, Tangled, El Dorado, Just A Memory, Melody Blues, Pasha's Pipe, Waiting For You, The Goose Waddle, Your Smile, Atta Boy!, Ain't You Ashamed, Smiles And Tears, Young Bands, The Gypsy's Dream and They Love It (Tell Them They're Beautiful). download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire collection of Volume Two clearly.

"Weidt's TENOR BANJO COLLECTION" Vol. 3

- Offering a download containing this entire rare out-of-print tenor banjo folio from my personal archive. This 9 " x 12" softbound collection was priced at $.75 in 1921. Contains 15 solos in musical notation with "full harmony, fill-ins, counter melody and professional rhythm strokes". Songs are: Dance Of The Teddy Bears, National Emblem, Any Old Time At All, Carita, Persian Lamb Rag, Whispering Winds, The One I Love, Spooks, Japanola, The NC-4, It's About Time (You Forgot All The Others), The Home Town Band, Rubber Plant Rag, Here They Come and Sure As You're Born. download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire collection of Volume Three clearly.

CHORDS FOR BANJO AND TENOR BANJO

- Offering a download containing the RARE original 1958 publication titled "CHORDS FOR BANJO AND TENOR BANJO" by Roy Burnham containing "1,152 three-note & four-note chords for banjo & tenor banjo" . Soft bound folio with 32 numbered pages. GREAT full page cover of Roy with his REGAL plectrum! Neatly arranged in two sections: one for BANJO with CGBD tuning, one for TENOR BANJO with CGDA tuning with more chord diagrams than you might have thought possible!! Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire folio clearly.

THE GUITAR REVIEW No. 1 1946

- Offering a download containing this entire rare out-of-print Oct/Nov 1946 issue of the International Bi-Monthly Devoted To The Classic Guitar entitled "The Guitar Review" from my personal archive. This 8 1/2 " x 11" softbound magazine of 16 pages is dated October/November 1946, Vol. 1, No. 1 contains Articles on Fernando Sor, Memoirs of Makaroff, Antiquity of the Guitar Flamenco Playing,etc. Also includes Music for Guardame las Vacas (Narvaez), Minuet (Sor), Andantino (Sor), Allemande Duet (Visee), Rondo (Ferandiere) , Three Preludes (Tarrega) and Estilo Popular (Liobet). A true classic! download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire publication clearly.

THE GUITAR REVIEW No. 2 1947

- Offering a download containing this entire rare out-of-print 1947 issue of the International Bi-Monthly Devoted To The Classic Guitar entitled "The Guitar Review" from my personal archive. This 8 1/2 " x 11" softbound magazine of 16 pages is dated 1947, Vol. 1, No. 2 contains Articles --New Light On Paganini, The Memoirs of Makaroff, The Guitar and Sentiment as well as music.... Prelude (G.Sanz), Arietta (A. Scarlatti), Minuet (F.J. Haydn), Minuet (F.Sor), Italiana (Anonymous), Sarabande (J.S.Bach), Allegretto (M.Giuliani), Waltz (F. Schubert-N. Coste), Silent Night (F.X. Gruber-Anon), Prelude (J.A. de San Sebastian). Pages of ads by contemporary merchants , teachers and builders...including D'Angelico! A delightful view of the past! download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire publication clearly.

THE GUITAR REVIEW No. 3 1947

- Offering a download containing this entire rare out-of-print 1947 issue of the International Bi-Monthly Devoted To The Classic Guitar entitled "The Guitar Review" from my personal archive. This 8 1/2 " x 11" softbound magazine of 16 pages is dated 1947, Vol. 1, No. 3 contains Articles on New Light on Paganini, The Memoirs of Makaroff, A Note on Transcriptions, A Guitarist From Holland as well as music....March by T.S. Bach (1725), Minuet by T. S. Bach (1725), Fugue by T. G. Albrechtsberger (1736-1809), and Etude by T.K. Mertz (1806-1856). A delightful view of the past! download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire publication clearly.

THE GUITAR REVIEW No. 4 1947

- Offering a download containing this entire rare out-of-print 1947 issue of the International Bi-Monthly Devoted To The Classic Guitar entitled "The Guitar Review" from my personal archive. This 8 1/2 " x 11" softbound magazine of 16 pages dated 1947, Vol. 1, No. 4 is a special issue devoted to Andres Segovia. Please see contents page. A delightful view of the past! download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire publication clearly.

THE GUITAR REVIEW No. 5 1948

- Offering a download containing this entire rare out-of-print 1948 issue of the International Bi-Monthly Devoted To The Classic Guitar entitled "The Guitar Review" from my personal archive. This 8 1/2 " x 11" softbound magazine of 28 pages dated 1948, Vol. 1, No. 5. Articles include The Memoirs of Makaroff (Jesus Silva), The Guitar in Portugal (Emilio Pujol), New Light on Paganini (A.Alver), Emilio Pujol (Rosa L. Augustine) and music...Vespertino (Manuel Ponce), Invocacion (Emilio Pujol). Pages of ads by contemporary merchants , teachers and builders...including D'Angelico! A delightful view of the past with some great music too! download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire publication clearly.

THE GUITAR REVIEW No. 6 1948

- Offering a download containing this entire rare out-of-print 1948 issue of the International Bi-Monthly Devoted To The Classic Guitar entitled "The Guitar Review" from my personal archive. This 8 1/2 " x 11" softbound magazine of 32 pages dated 1948, Vol. 1, No. 6. Cover Miguel Llobet. Articles include "The Guitar And Myself" (Autobiography) Part Two - Andres Segovia, Falla in "arabia", New Light on Paganini (conclusion), The Sonata of Terry Usher, Obituary-Manuel M. Ponce, etc. Please see contents page. A delightful view of the past with some great music too! download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire publication clearly.

THE MAGIC OF DJANGO REINHARDT

- Offering a download containing this entire rare collection from my personal archive. This 8 1/2 " x 11" softbound folio of 12 pages includes musical notation for solo guitar as well as chord symbols for 2nd guitar. Contents: TEARS, DAPHNE, SWING GUITAR, MINOR SWING, BELLEVILLE, MABEL, SWING FROM PARIS, SWEET CHORUS, SWING 39 and DINETTE. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire folio clearly.

THE GUITAR MAGIC OF LES PAUL

- Offering a download containing this entire rare collection from my personal archive. This 8 1/2 " x 11" softbound folio of 25 pages includes musical notation for some great Les Paul guitar pieces. No piano or 2nd guitar accompaniment. Contents: DANCE OF THE KORDIES, DANGER! MEN AT WORK, LAMENT FOR STRINGS, LES' BLUES, NO STRINGS ATTACHED, RELAXATION, STAR CITY BLUES, SUBTERFUGE, VIPER'S BLUES, WONDERING AROUND. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire folio clearly.

1951 TONY MOTTOLA'S "DANGER" GUITAR Folio

- Offering a download containing the RARE original 1951 TONY MOTTOLA'S "DANGER" GUITAR Folio with 31 numbered pages. Contains original descriptive music for guitar from DANGER "television's greatest dramatic show". Contents: PREFACE, AUGUST HEAT, BLACK DOOR THEME, CARNIVAL TIME, DANGER THEME, FIDDLER'S REEL, FOOTFALLS SUITE, GREEN AND GOLD, SREDNI SUITE, WESTERN BALLAD. Also includes a full section called "television and radio techniques". GREAT full page photo of Tony with his Gibson L-5!! Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire folio clearly.

1942 GEORGE BARNES GUITAR STYLES

- Offering a download containing the RARE original Song Folio entitled "George Barnes Guitar Styles" that has 39 numbered pages. Contains 12 guitar solos with piano accompaniment by the sensational guitar stylist.... Contents: SHORTNIN' BREAD, A GOOD NIGHT FOR MURDER, KERRY DANCE, MELODY IN F, EVOLUTIVE ASCENSION FOR HOT ROCKS, ANITA'S DANCE, FAST AND FANCY, NONE OF BIZET'S BUSINESS, EASY TO MISS, LONDON BRIDGE WORK, DARK EYES & A HALF PINT OF OVERTURE ....in full musical notation. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire folio clearly.

1956 JOHNNY RECTOR'S MODERN GUITAR PROGRESSIONS VOL 2

- Offering a download containing the RARE original JOHNNY RECTOR'S MODERN GUITAR PROGRESSIONS VOL 2. Contains Dominant 7th substitute chord progressions, II7 to dominant substitute chord progressions. Altered dominant and dominant substitute chord progressions, fill-in progressions, substitutions. Utilization and application of chord study to standard progressions. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire folio clearly.

1956 "BILL HALEY and his COMETS" song folio

- Offering a download containing the rare original 1956 "BILL HALEY and his COMETS" song folio with 32 numbered pages. Includes photos of band on front cover and photo of Bill Haley on the back with biographies and words/music for many old-school rockabilly songs by this band including: PAPER BOY, ALL NIGHT LONG, TWO HOUND DOGS, JUMP JUMP HONEY, I GOT NEWS FOR YOU, ROCKIN CHAIR ON THE MOON, HYDROGEN BOMB, HOOK LINE AND SINKER, BIRTH OF THE BOOGIE and RUDY'S ROCK. Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire folio clearly.

1952 Ivor Mariants' BOOK OF DAILY EXERCISES FOR GUITAR"

- Offering a download containing this entire rare original 1952 Ivor Mariants' "BOOK OF DAILY EXERCISES FOR GUITAR". This folio has 40 numbered pages with exercises in musical notation. "The object of this book is to provide the plectrum guitarist with a set of progressive exercises which may be practised at any time and which will result in giving the player complete fingerboard knowledge and finger flexibility.." Download includes PDF continuous document allowing you to see or print the entire folio clearly.

CHRISTMAS CAROLS (1947)

- Offering a download containing high quality scan (300 dpi) of the RARE ORIGINAL 8 1/2" x 11" publication featuring musical notation , words and fine illustrations for some of the most beloved Christmas songs. Away In A Manger, O Thou Joyful Day, I Heard the Bells On Christmas Day, Joy To The World, Deck The Halls, Silent Night, Jingle Bells, Angels From The Realms Of Glory, O Come, All Ye Faithful, God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen, The First Nowell, Hark, The Herald Angels Sing, Good King Wenceslas, The Holly and The Ivy, O Christmas Tree, O Little Town Of Bethlehem, It Came Upon the Midnight Clear, The Twelve Days Of Christmas, What Child is This" and We Three Kings. Each with a delightful color illustration ....many of which are suitable for framing! You will love this oldie but goodie.... PDF is 36 pages allowing you to see or print the entire collection very clearly.

1938 Eddie Jarl’s Scandinavian Dance Collection for Piano Accordion

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the rare original 22-page vintage accordion music book from 1938 entitled “Eddie Jarl’s Scandinavian Dance Collection for Piano, Violin or Piano Accordion”. A treasure trove of vintage Scandinavian charts. Check the contents photo...there are 15 songs included! PDF is 24 pages allowing you to see or print the entire collection very clearly.

1940s LOUIS ARMSTRONG'S 50 DIXIELAND JAZZ CLASSICS for the cornet

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the RARE 40S vintage LOUIS ARMSTRONG'S 50 DIXIELAND JAZZ CLASSICS for the cornet that has 36 numbered pages. Contains musical notation for all 50 classics! (see contents photo for titles). PDF allows you to see or print the entire collection very clearly.

1930s HARRY VOLPE & FRANK VICTOR Guitarist's handbook

- Offering a download containing high quality scans of the RARE 1930s HARRY VOLPE & FRANK VICTOR Guitarist's handbook on Runs, Fill-Ins, Modulations. This 32-page folio offers "142 Exercises, with valuable explanations leading the pupil from the simplest to the most modern chord-formations and teaching all the effective, up-to-date Tricks"... PDF allows you to see or print the entire collection very clearly.

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