Welcome to Thumbpicker1812's website
Visit my channel on YouTube (www.youtube.com/thumbpickr1812) for my performances of country blues, gospel and other genres.
You can also find my 'how to play' videos there.
Coming soon - How to Play 'If You Don't Want Me' (Mississippi John Hurt).
Instruction Book - Extended Edition Now Available -
'Yes You Can Play Like Mississippi John Hurt'
Image of Mississippi John Hurt courtesy of Jeff DOttavio www.fineartamerica.com
A beginners' guide taking you step-by-step through the basic techniques for fingerpicking in the style of Mississippi John Hurt. Includes:
- simple modifications to get more out of your guitar
- basic fingerpicking techniques
- bass patterns
- treble patterns
- chord shapes and modifications
- original tabs of SIX great Mississippi John Hurt songs; Stack O'Lee, See See Rider, Trouble I've Had All My Days, Boys You're Welcome, Nearer My God to Thee, If You Don't Want Me
- detailed playing guide to each piece
- each piece illustrated online with a YouTube video
- biographical information on Mississippi John Hurt
- guide to where to find the originals of the tabbed tunes on CD
- superb full colour portrait covers featuring Mississippi John Hurt (as above)
- coil bound to lay flat for easy reading with a guitar in your hands
Choose your format -
Hardcopy (43 pages)
Available from www.lulu.com.
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"You take the mystery out of playing these tunes. Thanks again!" svgandalf2, Canada
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Site updated 03.06.2013