Learn to play bluegrass mandolin the easy way with Dix Bruce's mandolin book for beginners, You can Teach Yourself Mandolin.
Another great "Teach Yourself" book with "play-along" examples to help you get started. You'll learn all about accompanying yourself and others, common chords and useful strums, reading simple melodies, playing a colorful assortment of mandolin folk songs, and much more. In notation and tablature. The CD is in split-track format and features each song played at both slow and normal tempos!
Audio Tracks are provided free at Mel Bay's Website - Instructions come included with the Book.