In this second volume from The Acoustic Guitar Method series for beginning guitarists, you'll continue to learn traditional American music using authentic techniques and songs. Learn how to play alternating bass notes in a country backup pattern, how to combine chords and classic bass runs, and how to play your first fingerpicking patterns. You'll find out what makes a major scale work and what blues notes do to a melody, all while learning more notes on the fingerboard and more great songs from the American roots repertoire. Songs include: Columbus Stockade Blues • The Girl I Left Behind Me • Shady Grove • Will the Circle Be Unbroken? • Shenandoah • Sail Away Ladies • I Am a Pilgrim • House of the Rising Sun • Stagolee • Bury Me Beneath the Willow • Alberta • Sugar Babe.