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Steve Eulberg - First 50 Songs You Should Play On Mountain Dulcimer

Item Number 90629221

Regular price $18.00

Finally - a book of popular (contemporary) music for mountain dulcimer. There's not much out there for dulcimer, mostly from cost of licensing/copyright issues, and when we found this book (by the amazing Steve Eulberg) we jumped on it, and got it in stock just for you.

Of the 50 tunes, they're mostly (vast majority) in DAD tuning, although a few of the songs are DAC tuning. Of the 50, 14 make use of the 1.5 fret.

Check out the song list below, then get your copy (maybe even copies for your whole club) ordered!

63 pages.

Songs included:

All I Have To Do Is Dream - Performed by: The Everly Brothers
All The Pretty Little Horses
Always On My Mind - Performed by: Willie Nelson
Blowin' In The Wind - Performed by: Bob Dylan
Blue Bayou - Performed by: Linda Ronstadt
Bridge Over Troubled Water - Performed by: Simon & Garfunkel
Brown Eyed Girl - Performed by: Van Morrison
Cat's In The Cradle - Performed by: Harry Chapin
Dance With Me - Performed by: Orleans
Dancing Queen - Performed by: ABBA
Desperado - Performed by: Eagles
(Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay - Performed by: Otis Redding
Fire And Rain - Performed by: James Taylor
The House Of The Rising Sun
I Can See Clearly Now - Performed by: Johnny Nash
I Saw The Light - Performed by: Hank Williams
If I Had A Hammer (The Hammer Song) - Performed by: Pete Seeger
Imagine - Performed by: The Beatles
In My Room - Performed by: The Beach Boys
Isn't She Lovely - Performed by: Stevie Wonder
It Had To Be You
Jolene - Performed by: Dolly Parton
Kansas City - Performed by: Wilbert Harrison
Keep On The Sunny Side - Performed by: The Carter Family
Kentucky Waltz - Performed by: Bill Monroe
Leader Of The Band - Performed by: Dan Fogelberg
Lean On Me - Performed by: Bill Withers
Love Me Tender - Performed by: Elvis Presley
Mama Don't 'Low
Michael Row The Boat Ashore
My Girl - Performed by: The Temptations
Oh, Pretty Woman - Performed by: Roy Orbison
One Tin Soldier - Performed by: The Original Caste
Over The Rainbow - Performed by: Judy Garland
Peaceful Easy Feeling - Performed by: Eagles
Proud Mary - Performed by: Creedence Clearwater Revival
The Red River Valley
Ring Of Fire - Performed by: Johnny Cash
Shenandoah
Take Me Home, Country Roads - Performed by: John Denver
This Land Is Your Land - Performed by: Woody Guthrie
This Little Light Of Mine
Time After Time - Performed by: Cyndi Lauper
Time In A Bottle - Performed by: Jim Croce
Ventura Highway - Performed by: America
What A Wonderful World - Performed by: Louis Armstrong
Where've You Been - Performed by: Kathy Mattea
Wonderful Tonight - Performed by: Eric Clapton
You've Got A Friend - Performed by: James Taylor
Your Song - Performed by: Elton John

Customer Reviews

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Marilyn Cluett
Eulberg's Great song book

I just love this book with popular folk songs that I could not find dulcimer music for elsewhere. My band has 5 dulcimer players and a guitarist (plus keyboard) and we have moved from more traditional dulcimer songs to popular folk sets that our audiences just love. Before I found Steve's book, we were going through a laborious process of downloading music written for the guitar, transposing the guitar key for the dulcimer, and then writing in all the dulcimer chords plus harmony and baritone parts. This was time consuming and then we still had to test out all the chords to be sure we blended. Even after all that work, we still had no melody line - and had to rely on singers for the melody while we followed along with chords.
Steve's book has saved us a lot of work and hours. He's given all the melody notes plus chords. And it's now easy for us to write additional harmonies and baritones.
This book can be used in a group, a duo, or individually. I'm having a great time playing all the melodies by myself and then we will start adding in the other players and parts.
THANK YOU, STEVE.

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Douglas Rogers

Great book

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Terri Cohen
First Fifty Songs

I’m just starting my mountain dulcimer journey but this book looks like it will be perfect for the type of music that I would eventually like to play. It is clearly written and understandable. I’m looking forward to being able to dive into it once I have some basics figured out.

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Stephanie Taylor
50 Songs

There is enough variety that every one will find a song at their level. I do wish that they be ordered in level of difficulty, however. Overall, excellent.

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Michael Kapsos
Great

One of the best dulcimer books I've ever bought. Buy it now, you won't regret it.