A complete collection of all three "Acoustic Guitar Method" books and CDs in one volume! Learn how to play guitar with the only beginning method based on traditional American music that teaches you authentic techniques and songs. Beginning with a few basic chords and strums, you'll start right in learning real music drawn from blues, folk, country and bluegrass traditions. You'll learn how to find notes on the fingerboard, expand your collection of chords by learning songs in various keys, and learn different kinds of picking patterns. When you're done with this method series, you'll know dozens of the tunes that form the backbone of American music, using a variety of flatpicking and fingerpicking techniques. Songs include: Bury Me Beneath the Willow, Delia, Frankie and Johnny, The Girl I Left Behind Me, House of the Rising Sun, Ida Red, In the Pines, Little Sadie, Man of Constant Sorrow, Sally Goodin, Scarborough Fair, Will the Circle Be Unbroken?, and many more. ©2002, 120 pages.