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Buy Dobro tab books for less at PlayBetterBluegrass.com. Every dobro tablature and instruction book is discount priced and most ship the same day. Most dobro books are written in tablature, which is a visual approach to playing the dobro that tells you which strings to play and which fret to hold down with the bar. Tablature can be used for any tuning. Right hand finger usage can also be indicated as well as techniques like slides, pull-offs, etc.

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Teach Yourself To Play Dobro
Teach Yourself To Play Dobro
Created for beginners with no prior musical training, this book with CD starts out by explaining the parts of the instrument, its history, how it works, and how it's tuned. It continues by teaching alternate picking, rolls, and other right-hand techniques, along with slide techniques including bar slants, palm harmonics and cascade harmonics
Product# 22597
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You Can Teach Yourself Dobro
You Can Teach Yourself Dobro
Several of the most popular styles used in playing the Dobro, including bluegrass, old-time, country, blues, Hawaiian, and more. No previous musical knowledge needed. Flex binding. Written in G tuning in tablature only. All of the songs in the book are on the CD.
Product# 95227SET
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Beginning Dobro
Beginning Dobro
This course is for the complete novice. No musical background is required. Includes: how to tune, chord positions, scales, slanting the bar, rolls, and 5 simple tunes. (Tom Dooley, Home Sweet Home, Red River Valley, Wabash Cannonball, Grandfather's Clock). (CD & Tab)
Product# 6923
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Blues Dobro
Blues Dobro
Blues Dobro gives you proven jamming techniques for lap-style Resophonic guitar in Blues, Bluegrass, Rock and Roll, Country, and Jazz. Companion CD allows you to hear how exercises should sound.
Product# 000236
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Learn to Play Bluegrass Dobro Guitar
Learn to Play Bluegrass Dobro Guitar
A step-by-step method by two noted Dobro authorities. This method takes the student through the basics of bar position, right hand technique, producing harmonics, and minor and seventh chords. Features 25 solos in G tuning, written in notation and tablature.
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Beginning Dobro
Beginning Dobro
Short course in steel guitar covers everything from tuning and rhythm to harmony and lead. With sections on harmonizing, yodel licks, pulloffs, hammerons, bluegrass, and the blues
Product# AM67497
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Beginning Dobro Solos
Beginning Dobro Solos
Easy solos in several styles for beginners, including Shine On, Harvest Moon; Saint Louis Blues; Maui Chimes; Home Sweet Home; Sun's Gonna Shine in My Back Door; and many others. Each tune includes a complete explanation of rhythm and playing hints. In G tuning with tablature only.
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The Dobro Book
The Dobro Book
The most complete guide by one of the best-known players, geared for every level. Includes all basic left- and right-hand techniques: hammering-on, harmonics, slant bar, playing chords, etc. Special section on Hawaiian music
Product# OK63289
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Complete Dobro Player
Complete Dobro Player
Stacy Phillips is an internationally acclaimed soloist and author on Resonator Guitar. This comprehensive book took years to produce and is the culmination of Stacy's many years of playing the instrument, studying new Resonator techniques and interviewing other Resonator greats.
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First Jams: Dobro
First Jams: Dobro
The First Jam series was created to give children and beginners of all ages a book of simple, common tunes to learn. These are standard “Jam” tunes in the Bluegrass/Old Time music styles. All the books in this series are written in the same keys; they can all be played together without any problems. So get your friends or family who play guitar, mandolin, banjo, ukulele, dulcimer or Dobro together, grab these books and start jamming.
Product# 21514BCD
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Parking Lot Pickers Songbook: Dobro Edition
Parking Lot Pickers Songbook: Dobro Edition
A collection of over 225 great Bluegrass, Old Time, Country and Gospel standards. Melodies are presented with standard notation and tablature along with lyrics and chords. Learn to play songs written and recorded by the giants of traditional American music: Bill Monroe, The Stanley Brothers, Flatt & Scruggs, Ralph Stanley, The Osborne Brothers. Jimmy Martin, Doc Watson and many more. Also included: Step-by-Step instruction on how to transpose any song to any key! The two CDs include recordings of EVERY song in the book. Tablature and standard notation.
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Easy Dobro Solos 1
Easy Dobro Solos 1
These arrangements are easy to learn & play but they still sound good! Each tune is played once at normal speed & then taught one section at a time on the CD. The sections are all marked off & labeled in the tablature booklet.
Product# 6919
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Easy Dobro Solos 2
Easy Dobro Solos 2
These arrangements are easy to learn & play but they still sound good! Each tune is played once at normal speed & then taught one section at a time on the CD. The sections are all marked off & labeled in the tablature booklet.
Product# 6920
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Jam Session Standards For Dobro
Jam Session Standards For Dobro
These are good solid arrangements for the intermediate-advanced player. Each tune is played once at FULL SPEED then taught one section at a time on the CD. The sections are all marked off in the tablature booklet, making it easy to follow.
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Dobro Christmas Songbook
Dobro Christmas Songbook
Featuring 28 well-known Christmas songs arranged for squareneck resonator guitar with chord symbols for an accompaniment instrument. Book contains chord diagrams for accompaniment guitar as well as common strum patterns to use for rhythm backup. All songs are arranged in standard notation and tablature for Dobro®.
Product# 21508
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Dobro Christmas
Dobro Christmas
21 holiday classics arranged for Dobro.
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Josh Graves Best Solos 1
Josh Graves Best Solos 1
Taught exactly as Josh played them on the original recordings! For over 20 years, these have been the materials that Dobro players have cut their teeth on! Volume 1: Each tune is played once at normal speed and then taught one section at a time on the CD.
Product# 6953
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Josh Graves Best Solos 2
Josh Graves Best Solos 2
Taught exactly as Josh played them on the original recordings! For over 20 years, these have been the materials that Dobro players have cut their teeth on! Volume 2: Each tune is played once at normal speed and then taught one section at a time on the CD.
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Josh Graves Best Solos 3
Josh Graves Best Solos 3
Taught exactly as Josh played them on the original recordings! For over 20 years, these have been the materials that Dobro players have cut their teeth on! Volume 3: Each tune is played once at normal speed and then taught one section at a time on the CD.
Product# 6955
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Josh Graves Set
Josh Graves Set
Complete 3 course set! All of Josh Graves classic solos played exactly as Josh recorded them originally. Played fast and then slowed down on the CD.
Product# 7001
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Backup Dobro
Backup Dobro
The Original! Chromium plated for excellent tone and durability. Contour design for comfortable fit and precision control.
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The Great Dobro Sessions
The Great Dobro Sessions
Includes every note of every solo by the nine top resonator guitarists who contributed to the Grammy Award-winning album of the same title. All 20 tunes (including the 11 solos on Fireball Mail) appear in tablature with commentary and chordal accompaniment.
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Dobro Classics Plus
Dobro Classics Plus
A collection of 20 classic Dobro tunes likely to come up in jam sessions, incorporating the sounds and styles developed by the masters. Focuses primarily on up-tempo tunes. Includes: Bill Cheatham Blackberry Blossom Daybreak In Dixie Gold Rush Katy Hill Sally Goodin Step To It and more.
Product# 187
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Dobro Techniques For Bg And Country Music
Dobro Techniques For Bg And Country Music
This is the ultimate resource guide for any Dobro owner, collector or fan. It begins with the history of this unique guitar and then moves into teaching the techniques used in playing it. The entire book is illustrated with photos of popular players.
Product# 260
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Country Dobro Guitar Styles
Country Dobro Guitar Styles
This is one of the all-time best selling methods for playing Country style Resonator guitar. Written by the legendary Dobro soloist, Tom Swatzell, it features G tuning and includes 27 solos in notation and tablature. Also included are rare photographs of Tom Swatzell and Ed Dopera, one of the inventors of the Dobro.
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Gospel Dobro
Gospel Dobro
A popular collection of 56 favorite old-time gospel songs artfully arranged for Resophonic guitar by Tom Swatzell and Ken Eidson. All arrangements are in G tuning with notation and tablature.
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Dobro Resonator Instruction
Dobro Resonator Instruction
Great Beginner Instruction book and teaching aid using tablature. Taught by Tom Ratliff.
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Dobro Workshop 1
Dobro Workshop 1
For beginners and advanced players. Learn the correct styles of five leading Dobro players. Dan is accompanied by a full Bluegrass band, with dobro recorded in the left channel and band in the right. Dobro solos are played again slowly at the end of each side.
Product# 6921
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Dobro Workshop 2
Dobro Workshop 2
For beginners and advanced players. Learn the correct styles of five leading Dobro players. Dan is accompanied by a full Bluegrass band, with dobro recorded in the left channel and band in the right. Dobro solos are played again slowly at the end of each side.
Product# 6922
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Dobro Workshop Set
Dobro Workshop Set
Complete 2 volume set! For beginners & advanced players. Learn the correct styles of 5 leading Dobro players. Dan is accompanied by a full Bluegrass band, with dobro recorded in the left channel & band in the right. Dobro solos are played again slowly at the end.
Product# 7004
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Rob Ickes Acutab Big Time Tabs
Rob Ickes Acutab Big Time Tabs
Learn Rob's solos from his celebrated solo CD, Big Time, featuring his Blue Highway bandmates. Every dobro break is transcribed in this second volume of AcuTab transcriptions featuring tabs for tunes in a variety of keys and styles.
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Why Is This Man Smiling
Why Is This Man Smiling
Why Is This Man Smiling Dan Huckabee's tablature of his first album, 'Why Is This Man Smiling.' Contains every variation from all dobro solos from the album. Includes: Fireball, Roxanne Waltz, Sally J., Hearts & Flowers, San Antonio Rose, Little Rock Getaway, & more!
Product# 1518
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Lap Steel Guitar Easy Instruction
Lap Steel Guitar Easy Instruction
Teach yourself the fundamentals of Lap Steel playing, including introduction and care of your lap steel, tuning, finger symbols, notation and easy starter songs.
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