Learn how to play a variety of bluegrass standards and other classic mandolin songs. Follow with these video lessons and included tab to learn breaks for each song along with improving your technique and knowledge of music theory.
Greensleeves is a free mandolin video lesson by Brad Laird that will teach you the Christmas hymn What Child is This? The melody for What Child is This is the same as the Old English folk song Greensleeves. The video will teach you how to play the chord progression for this song. Click here to see the chord charts.
Learn how to play a lead break for Greensleeves as part of our Mandolin Songs Package.
- Greensleeves Chords
- Cripple Creek Jam Session – a simulated jam session.
- Whiskey Before Breakfast Practice Videos at 3 Speeds
Our Mandolin Songs Package covers breaks for Blackberry Blossom, Salt Creek, Old Joe Clark, Sally Gooden, Mississippi Sawyer, and Greensleeves.
Volume 2 teaches breaks for Whiskey Before Breakfast, Red Haired Boy, Cripple Creek, Sittin’ On Top of the World, Muddy Roads, and the original duet Laird’s March.
The Mandolin Song Book has breaks for 27 Bluegrass, Old-Time, Celtic, and Classic American Favorites.
The Bluegrass Fakebook has chords, lyrics, and melody lines for 150 Bluegrass and Gospel standards.
The Jam Session Survival Kit is a handy ebook is a quick jamming guide for 100 Bluegrass classics.