The mandolin delivers the clean, sharp solo sound that defined some of the greatest bluegrass recordings of the 1950s. Now you can learn to play famous fiddle tunes specially arranged for mandolin. Each song includes performance notes which give you helpful hints and tips on playing slides, double stops, fiddle shuffles, tremolos, ornaments, syncopations, and much more! The accompanying CD features specially mixed tracks that let you hear the mandolin alone, the mandolin with the backing track, or just the backing track so you can play along! Get started flatpickin' now with songs like: Blackberry Blossom · Kentucky Mandolin · Old Joe Clark · Salt Creek · Turkey in the Straw · and more.