Mel Bay Publications

Deluxe Pedal Steel Guitar Method by DeWitt Scott (Book and Online Audio)

Write a Review
Usually ships next business day
Calculated at Checkout


Deluxe Pedal Steel Guitar Method  by DeWitt Scott 200-page Book with online audio

This is the standard-bearer for pedal steel instruction books. It is extremely comprehensive in scope. Written by DeWitt Scott, founder of the International Pedal Steel Guitar Convention and member of the Pedal Steel Guitar Hall of Fame, this course teaches E9 tuning, Nashville set-up pedal steel with three floor and three knee levers. If you want to learn pedal steel, this book will show you how. Includes access to online audio recorded in split-track format, allowing the student to play-along with the rhythm accompaniment, the pedal-steel solo parts, or both.


  • A Note to Teachers
  • The Pedal Steel Guitar
  • Setting Up The Pedal Steel
  • Steel Guitar Equipment
  • Right and Left Hand Positions
  • E Ninth Chromatic Pedal Tuning Chart
  • Tuning the Pedal Steel Guitar
  • The Rudiments of Music
  • Gliss or Slides
  • Tablature Instructions
  • Goodnight Ladies
  • Red River Valley
  • Playing the Intro/Mary's Waltz
  • The Vibrato
  • Notes C,D,E
  • Exercises
  • Sidewalks of Nashville
  • Notes, F,G,A
  • Banks of the Ohio
  • Sandy Ann
  • Mexican Dance
  • Notes B,C,D and E-Precious Memories
  • Wildwood Flower
  • Notes B, A and G-The Tie
  • Careless Love/Bile Dem Cabbage Down
  • Red River Valley
  • Grandfather's Clock
  • Wreck of the Old 97
  • Two Notes-Clock Wise
  • Exercises
  • Harmony In Sixth
  • Swedish Waltz-Thirds and Sixths
  • I'm Thinking Tonight of My Blues Eyes
  • Volume Pedal
  • Three String Waltz
  • Waltzing With Brenda
  • Alternate Picking
  • Careless Love-In Harmony
  • Sharps, Flats, (natural sign)
  • Stealin' the Sharps
  • Exercise with Sharps
  • Stealin' the Flats
  • The Natural
  • Chromatics
  • Precious Memories in Harmony
  • Lovely Maori Girl
  • The Eighth Note-Bile Dem Cabbage Down
  • Speed Picking Exercises
  • Wildwood Flower
  • Little Brown Jug
  • Major Scale
  • Exercises
  • Joy to the World
  • C Scale Harmonized
  • Scale Exercises
  • Three Principal Chords
  • Major Chords
  • Chord Harmony
  • Two Position Tune
  • C,F,G Chords
  • Chord Theory
  • On Top of Old Smokey
  • Sweet Hour of Prayer
  • The E Knee Lever
  • The Three Principal Chords
  • V7 to I Chord
  • The Slur
  • There is a Tavern In the Town
  • Country Style Steel
  • More E Knee Lever
  • B 6th Tuning
  • More abut B6 Tuning
  • C Sixth Harmony
  • Byrds
  • Key of A Minor
  • Studies in A Minor
  • Relative Minor Chord
  • A Minor Accident-Up from the Minors
  • Beneath the Cross of Jesus
  • Use of the third Pedal
  • B and C Pedal Exercises
  • B and C Progressions
  • Hawaiian Shores
  • Can I Sleep in your Barn Tonight, Mister?
  • Key of G
  • Scottish Waltz with Chords
  • She'll Be Comin Around the Mountain
  • A Denmark Aloha
  • Review
  • E Minor Chords
  • Greensleeves
  • Scarborough Fair
  • Key of F
  • F Scale in Thirds and Sixths
  • Triplet, Note/Amazing Grace
  • D Knee Lever
  • F Knee Lever
  • Theory
  • My Wild Irish Rose
  • C Major, C Minor, C Diminished Positions
  • Three Finger roll
  • Just and Old Fashioned Song
  • Where Do I go from Here
  • Like Paradise
  • When You and I Were Young
  • Key of D
  • D Scale Harmonize-Nashville Waltz
  • Three Principal Chords in Key of D
  • More D-G-A7 Locations
  • I'll Be All Smiles Tonight
  • Marine's Hymn
  • Harmonics
  • Palm Harmonics
  • Finger Harmonica-Knuckle Harmonica
  • How to Writ Harmonics
  • Old Black Joe
  • Responsive Hallelujah
  • Holy, Holy, Holy
  • Aloha Oe
  • Wild Mountian Thyme
  • Four Roses
  • Aura Lee
  • Key of A
  • Three Principal Chords in A
  • Wabash Cannonball
  • Bringing in the Sheaves
  • BeeCee Swing
  • The Augmented Chord
  • Augmented Progression
  • Modulation
  • Substitute Chords
  • More Examples
  • When the Saints go Marching In
  • More About Chords
  • Shenandoah
  • House of the Rising Sun
  • Bossa Nova
  • B Bonnie Bop
  • Fast Picking
  • Triplet and 8th Note Exercise-A Tricky Intro
  • Theory
  • Key Signatures
  • Major Scales
  • The Tetrachord
  • Intervals
  • Chord Construction
  • Neck tuning Charts
  • Chords in One Position
  • Chord Spelling Chart
  • The Number System Explained
  • Major Scales

 SHIPPING NOTES:  This item will ship directly from the manufacturer's warehouse via USPS Media mail.

Format:Book + Online Audio
Difficulty:Multiple Levels 
Binding:Wire Bound
Size: 8.75 x 11.75
ISBN13: 978-07866-8625-4
Publisher:Mel Bay Publications, Inc.
Date Published: 2/2/2016


View AllClose

Additional Information

Book + Online Audio
Date Published:
View AllClose