Round Peak Style Clawhammer Banjo

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This book presents more than 70 tunes in the unique highly developed clawhammer style known as "Round Peak" -named after the Blue Ridge Mountain, North Carolina community where it originated. While not intended for the absolute beginner, this book will benefit players at various experience levels. Tunes in the book are organized according to the specific banjo tuning used, with A and D tunings most prominent. Much of the book's commentary and the included CD recording is directed towards the fretless variant of the 5-string banjo but as these tunes are written in standard 5-string banjo tablature, they can most definitely be played on the more common fretted instrument. Includes tune lyrics and extensive historical and biographical notes plus technical tips and a discography. Written in 5-string banjo tablature only.


  • Arkansas Traveler
  • Baby-O
  • Backstep Cindy (Step Back Cindy)
  • Big-Eyed Rabbit
  • Blackest Crow, The (My Dearest Sweetheart)
  • Bravest Cowboy, The
  • Breaking Up Christmas
  • Chilly Winds
  • Cluck Old Hen
  • Cotton-Eyed Joe
  • Cripple Creek
  • Darling Nellie Grey
  • Ducks On The Mill Pond
  • Fall on My Knees (Lonesome Road)
  • Fire On The Mountain
  • Fisher's Hornpipe
  • Forkey Deer
  • Fortune
  • Frankie Baker (Frankie and Albert)
  • Greasy String
  • Groundhog
  • Ida Red
  • John Brown's Dream
  • John Hardy
  • John Henry
  • Joke On The Puppy, The (Rye Straw)
  • June Apple
  • Kitty Clyde (Katy Cline)
  • Let Me Fall (Old Hard Road)
  • Little Maggie
  • Lonesome Road Blues (Going Down The Road Feeling Bad)
  • Mississippi Sawyer
  • New River Train
  • Old Buck (Paddy On The Turnpike)
  • Old Bunch Of Keys
  • Old Jimmy Sutton
  • Old Joe Clark
  • Old Molly Hare
  • Old-Time Backstep Cindy
  • Old-Time Ruben
  • Old-Time Sally Ann
  • Piney Woods Gal
  • Police
  • Polly Put the Kettle On
  • Poor Ellen Smith
  • Pretty Little Gal
  • Pretty Polly
  • Richmond Cotillion
  • Rickett's Hornpipe
  • Rochester Schottische (Walking In The Parlor)
  • Rockingham Cindy
  • Round Town Gals (Buffalo Gals)
  • Ruben (Train 45)
  • Sally Ann
  • Say Darling Say
  • Shortening Bread
  • Soldier's Joy (Love Somebody)
  • Sourwood Mountain
  • Stay All Night
  • Stillhouse (Cider)
  • Sugar Hill
  • Susananna Gal
  • Sweet Sunny South
  • Tater Patch Tune, The
  • Tempie
  • They Say That It's Sinful To Flirt (Willie My Darling)
  • Train On The Island
  • Tumblin Gap (Cumberland Gap)
  • Walking In My Sleep
  • Wreck Of The Old 97, The
  • Yellow Rose Of Texas, The


Product IDCOBS012603914
Composer/Artist/Author Brad Leftwich
Instrumentation Banjo Solo
Publisher Bay (Mel) Publications Inc
Publisher Ref No 96660BCD
Language Eng
Media Book & CD
No of Pages104

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