Mike IversonMusic, clawhammer banjo, and more...

Music, clawhammer banjo, and more...

A Clawhammer Christmas



A few years ago I published what I believed to be the only Christmas book written for clawhammer banjo that was still in publication. Eighteen traditional Christmas carols in tablature (many with variations) plus instruction, lyrics, chord charts, etc.. 

Here's what's included: 

Table Of Contents ......... 1
christmas-cover

Preface ......... 4
About the Author ......... 6
Song Notes & Suggestions ......... 7
Banjo Tunings ......... 12
How To Read Tablature ......... 13
Tablature Notation Guide ......... 14
How To Accompany Songs ......... 16
Up On The Housetop - Backup ......... 17
Up On The Housetop - Easy Version ......... 18
Up On The Housetop ......... 19
Jolly Old Saint Nicholas ......... 20
Away In A Manger ......... 21
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen - Easy Version ......... 22
God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen ......... 23
Jingle Bells - Easy Version ......... 24
Jingle Bells ......... 26
Ancient Carol Medley: .........  28
- Fum , Fum, Fum
- Pat-A-Pan
- Sing We Now Of Christmas
Deck The Hall With Boughs Of Holly ......... 30
Deck The Hall With Boughs Of Holly -Variation ......... 31
Silent Night ......... 32
Ukrainian Folk Medley (Carol Of The Bells) ......... 34
Joy To The World ......... 35
I Saw Three Ships ......... 36
Good King Wenceslas ......... 39
Ding Dong Merrily On High ......... 40
Ding Dong Merrily On High - Variation ......... 41
Bring A Torch Jeanette Isabella ......... 42
Christmas In The Rockies - Backup ......... 44
Christmas In The Rockies ......... 47
Angels We Have Heard On High ......... 48
Lyrics ......... 49
Chord Charts ......... 56

You can listen and download all the songs in the book by visiting the following link:

Downloadable MP3 Files - Listen to the Songs! 

(I would encourage everyone who has purchased the book to download these files and burn them onto a CD for future reference.)



How To Order A Book


The cost is $15.00 plus $3.50 for shipping and packaging (U.S. and Canadian orders only - email me at mike@bluesageband.com for information concerning shipping costs outside the U.S. or Canada).

For credit card orders, you can place your order securely through Paypal by clicking on the following link:







To order by mail, print off the following form:
Clawhammer Christmas Order Form

Send your check and the completed form to:

Mike Iverson
558 West Harrisville Rd
Harrisville, UT  84404


Keep in mind you only have...

...until Christmas!