Steve James presents a treasure trove of traditional American guitar styles in this unique book/audio pack. Guitarists will learn fingerpicking and slide techniques not through dry exercises but by playing 25 songs from James' own repertoire and from such masters as Furry Lewis, Blind Willie McTell, Sam McGee, and Mance Lipscomb. Drawing on his extensive research and first-hand experience with these guitar pioneers, James tells the stories behind the songs, too. Features authentic arrangements in notes & TAB, vocal melodies and lyrics, historic photos, and more. Songs: Take Me Back · Sugar Babe · Milwaukee Blues · Sebastopol· John Henry · more! The audio examples are accessed online via a unique code included in the book.