Category Archives: Guitar Music

Each of the posts in this category contains a scanned reproduction of one of my hand-written guitar tablature transcriptions.

“November 7”

Here’s one for my son and all of the fingerstyle-acoustic-guitar-loving, guitar-picking, tablature-reading viewers/readers/followers of this blog out there. November 7 is my son’s birthday. In 2010, I celebrated his birthday here on sixstr stories with a “This Historic Day…” post. … Continue reading

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“Deep River Blues” – Page 1 & Page 2

(To see more Guitar TAB transcriptions, click on Guitar Music in the Categories list!) On April 7, 2013, I wrote a post about the song “Deep River Blues.” In that post, I included a transcription – in standard musical notation … Continue reading

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“Summer Solstice Rag”

(To see more Guitar TAB transcriptions, click on Guitar Music in the Categories list!) Since late last Spring, I’ve been reading a fine new book: Early Blues: The First Stars of Blues Guitar by Jas Obrecht. This 2015 publication from the University … Continue reading

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“Before Breakfast”

November 8, 2014 was a Saturday. Waking up with a tune in my head on a morning when I could actually take the time to sit with my guitar and get notes down on paper was a gift. Three days … Continue reading

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Guitar Music: “The Water Is Wide”

(To see more Guitar TAB transcriptions, click on Guitar Music in the Categories list!) sixstr stories, as it says on the home page above the right hand corner of the close-up photo of my favorite guitar, is “Just another WordPress.com weblog.” … Continue reading

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“Buck Dancer’s Choice” – A Transcription

(To see more Guitar TAB transcriptions, click on Guitar Music in the Categories list!) Last April, I wrote a This Historic Day In Music post about “Buck Dancer’s Choice” and “The Franklin Blues”: the first Country Music guitar instrumentals to … Continue reading

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“Deep River Blues”

(To see more Guitar TAB transcriptions, click on Guitar Music in the Categories list.)  This past February, I wrote a post for this blog called “Songbooks & Sheet Music.” One of the songbooks I mentioned was Jerry Silverman’s Folk Song Encyclopedia, … Continue reading

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