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The Folk Song Jampage
Music as a Hobby: Talent
Jamming: The Language of Music
Reading Music Different Ways
Buying Instruments: Left-Handed vs. Right-Handed
Learning Music vs. Learning an Instrument
Playing Songs with Chords
1 Chord Song : Shortnin Bread : Rhythm
Strumming, Flat-pick vs. Fingerpicks : Strum Patterns
Chord Pairs
Buffalo Gals, Reading a Chord Chart
Polly Wolly Doodle
Skip to My Lou
He's Got the Whole World
Training Your Ear : More 2-Chord Songs : Tips for Practicing : All I:V Chord Pairs
Singing. Finding Your Natural Key
A Different Chord Type: 7th
More Strum Patterns
Three Chord Songs
Intro: This Old Man
Bile Dem Cabbage Down
She'll Be Coming Round the Mountain
Camptown Races
Crawdad Song
Mama Don't Allow
Old Cotton Fields Back Home
Oh Susanna
Do Lord : Old Time Religion
Hand Me Down My Walking Cane
Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad
Golden Slippers
Red River Valley
Little Brown Jug
Yankee Doodle
The Battle Hymn of the Republic : John Brown’s Body
Study War No More (Down by the Riverside)
Swing Low, Sweet Chariot
When the Saints Go Marching In
Mountain Dew
Nine Pound Hammer
Roll in My Sweet Baby's Arms
Playing Any Three Chord Song
A Short List of Three Chord (I-IV-V) Songs
How to Learn the Songs; How to Learn Your Instrument
Three-Four Time : Clementine
Amazing Grace
Home on the Range
More Chords
The Two Chord
Bringing in the Sheaves Additional Two Chord Songs
Minor Chords : When Johnny Comes Marching Home The Ants Go Marching
Relative Minors
Michael Row the Boat Ashore
Molly Malone
The Ragtime Progression
Do Lord (Different Progressions)
When the Saints Go Marching In
Learning By Ear
Learning Songs by Ear : Developing Your Ear : Hearing Chord Changes : Hearing Pitch
Using a Capo
Learning at a Jam : Improvising at a Jam : Jam Etiquette
Jamming : Your First Jam Session Necessary Skills :Types of Jams : Joining a Jam Session : How a Jam Works : Skills Needed to Jam
Common Jam Songs

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