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Arkansas Traveler

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: D  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jasonh, updated: 9/1/2008
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Ashokan Farewell

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: D  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jbs325i, updated: 3/11/2012
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Notes: Comes with TAB, Chord Chart, MP3 and Backing Track MP3. From LaynePublications.com

Back Up and Push

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 6/10/2013
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Ballad of Jed Clampett - FS

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by GuitarTom2, updated: 1/7/2012
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Notes: www.banjotom2.com

Beaumont Rag

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by DaddyJ, updated: 3/5/2010
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Beaumont Rag

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by minerva, updated: 6/13/2010
Download: GUITAR-PRO 5

Notes: A perennial favourite at sessions - here's a solo that's not too tricky, with some ideas you cn use in other tunes. Have fun!

Beaumont Rag

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by AMZilkowsky, updated: 6/23/2010
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Big Mon

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by novaraandy, updated: 4/5/2013
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Notes: Transcribed by Andy Novara of the Ricky Skaggs Album "Big Mon The Songs of Bill Monroe"

Bill Cheatham

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by manzanamusicschool, updated: 4/24/2012
Download: PDF

Notes: Tab is written in Standard tuning in G. Capo it up two frets to A.

Bill Cheatham

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by manzanamusicschool, updated: 4/25/2012
Download: PDF

Bill Cheatham

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jaymz8604, updated: 11/15/2013
Download: TEXT

Notes: Tab window must be maximized.

Billy in the Low Ground

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by TheOtherCW, updated: 8/26/2008 - 1 Member Comments
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Black Mountain Rag

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JDS, updated: 8/26/2008
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Black Mountain Rag

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by KI4PRK, updated: 11/17/2009 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Here is the quintessential fiddle tune for guitar, "Black Mountain Rag", in the original fiddle key of A (Capo 2). This version is very heavily influenced by Don Reno's incredible performance with Buck Ryan on "Fiddler On The Rocks" — In many places, it is a note-for-note copy of part of Don's breaks. Also borrowed from that recording is the tempo — a nearly unbelievable 165 bpm (330 in 2/2 time), which is the primary reason for the expert status (you can't pull off a whole lot of super fancy fretwork at that speed unless you're Django Reinhardt or something ;). That is FAST!!! I wouldn't try it at that speed at your average jam. Other than the speed, it's a fairly straight forward tune, a lot of common Reno guitar licks plus a few of my own crazy licks that I threw in there. Straight up and down picking, always down on the downbeat and up on the offbeat, no pull-offs or hammer-ons; typical Reno guitar style. So warm up your fingers and prepare to burn up your pick!

Blackberry Blossom

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by jameypittman, updated: 6/11/2010 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Four variations on the A and B parts to Blackberry Blossom.and added a kickoff plus my current favorite BBB-specific tag. The first time through the A part is pretty basic (as is the first B part) but the others versions are ... well ... not so basic. Anyway, I thought some might be interested to hear some different (in a few cases VERY different) interpretations of an well-worn, flatpicking standard. Enjoy!

Blue Railroad Train

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by stan, updated: 1/3/2013 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Tony Rice Version

Blue Ridge Cabin Home

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A#/Bb  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by jameypittman, updated: 4/23/2010 - 4 Member Comments
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Notes: This is my transcription of Tony Rice's lead break on "Blue Ridge Cabin Home" from the Bluegrass Album Band LP. Here's a YouTube video for reference of me playing "Blue Ridge Cabin Home": http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GEiy2GtaU_0 Here's a video of just the solo -- first at tempo and then in slow-motion: http://home.comcast.net/~jpittman2/sandbox/BlueRidgeCabinHomeSlowMo.wmv Enjoy! Jamey Pittman - Flatpicking Instructor - Snellville, GA www.youtube.com/user/jameypittman www.flatpickerhangout.com/my/jameypittman http://flatpick.ning.com/profile/JameyPittman I offer online, personalized flatpicking lessons via Skype!

Blue Yodel #9

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by fivestringwomanrepeller, updated: 7/22/2010
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Notes: The Intro and breaks to Blue Yodel #9 as played by Jerry Garcia on the album "Almost Acoustic (Live)." Tab from the first break was minimally edited from that found at Jdarks.com. Many thanks to him.

Bluegrass Blues

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jbs325i, updated: 3/11/2012
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Notes: Comes with TAB, Chord Chart, MP3 and Backing Track MP3. From LaynePublications.com

Bluegrass Guitar Riffs

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by GuitarTom2, updated: 11/5/2009
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Notes: www.banjotom2.com

Bluegrass Guitar Riffs...

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by GuitarTom2, updated: 6/2/2010
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Notes: Starts out with some obvious and basic riffs....ends with a fun pentatonic....Tony Rice type of riff in G.... www.banjotom2.com

Bluegrass Riff in D

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: D  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by GuitarTom2, updated: 11/5/2009
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Notes: www.banjotom2.com

Brilliancy or Drunken Billy Goat

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by bbjork, updated: 2/17/2009
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Bully of the Town

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 6/10/2013
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Bury Me Beneath The Willow

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by jbs325i, updated: 3/11/2012
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Notes: Comes with TAB, Chord Chart, MP3 and Backing Track MP3. From LaynePublications.com

Carolina Mountain Home

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: F  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jaymz8604, updated: 12/28/2013
Download: TEXT

Notes: Tab Window Must Be Maximized.

Cattle in the Cane

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Brentv, updated: 6/17/2009
Download: PDF

Notes: Here is my attempt at a note-for-note transcription of Tony Rice playing Cattle in the Cane on his Church Street Blues Album. I have some slurs where I'm fairly certain he is picking every note but I just can't make it sound clean. Be skeptical of the exact timing of notes in the outro - I think I have a really good approximation to what is going on there but it is still not quite right. Comments and corrections are welcome.

Cherokee Shuffle

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by dbowman, updated: 1/23/2011
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Chicken Reel

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: D  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 5/27/2013
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Clarence White Style Licks (2) by GREG_MORTON

Genre: Bluegrass  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by robin jones, updated: 1/11/2009
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Notes: Some good stuff here from Greg.

Common Ground

Genre: Bluegrass  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by novaraandy, updated: 5/17/2013
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Notes: Chords for Common Ground Tony Rice Unit. Keep in mind the 6/8 rhythm and also listen to the record for strumming patterns etc. Good Luck!

Cotton Eyed Joe

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 6/11/2013
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Country Boy Rock & Roll—Twin Guitars

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: D  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by KI4PRK, updated: 11/17/2009 - 3 Member Comments
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Notes: This is a version of Don Reno's famed flatpick number, "Country Boy Rock & Roll", which is generally deemed to be the first bluegrass recording *featuring* Lead Flatpicked Guitar. This version has two breaks, the first one being played by a single guitar (with 1 guitar and a bass backing up) and inspired by a break I saw on a video of Don flatpicking this tune with Bill Harrell. It is, unlike the original recording (also in D), played without a capo and instead using many rather difficult closed positions. The second break is unusual, being twin guitars with a second guitar playing harmony to the first one's lead, which is exactly the same as the first break. The lead breaks are fairly difficult, as stated before, as they have a lot of closed positions and playing out of barre chords. The harmony break is a little more difficult than the lead. Have fun!

Cripple Creek - Traditional BG

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by GuitarTom2, updated: 11/5/2009
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Notes: www.banjotom2.com

Cripple Creek (Best version!)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by proverbs2221, updated: 11/27/2009 - 1 Member Comments
Download: GIF

Notes: Here is a good version of Cripple creek.

Cryin' Holy

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: B  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by jameypittman, updated: 6/24/2010
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Notes: From the groundbreaking J. D. Crowe & The New South LP (die hard bluegrass fans will know this album simply by the record label's catalogue number: Rounder 0044). This is the only track where Ricky Skaggs sings lead. And although Tony Rice doesn't take a guitar break in the recording I always thought he should have. Therefore, I took it upon myself to correct this small oversight :-) You can find the YouTube video of me playing this break here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fy1JlnonhXY A more instructive video that slows the break down can be found on my personal webspace here: http://home.comcast.net/~jpittman2/sandbox/CryinHolySlowMo.wmv Enjoy! Jamey Pittman - Flatpicking Instructor - Snellville, GA www.youtube.com/user/jameypittman www.flatpickerhangout.com/my/jameypittman http://flatpick.ning.com/profile/JameyPittman I offer online, personalized flatpicking lessons via Skype!

Cumberland Gap

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: D  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by KI4PRK, updated: 9/7/2009
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Notes: Cumberland Gap, a two-part fiddle tune in D in the form AABBA2A (repeat). Played in C position capoed up 2. With Rhythm Guitar & Bass rhythm track.

Devil's Dream

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 5/27/2013
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Dirty Black Coal

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: F  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jaymz8604, updated: 12/13/2013
Download: TEXT - Download from youtube.com

Notes: Tab window must be maximized.

Down Yonder

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 6/10/2013
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Duellin' Banjos

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Jamie S, updated: 9/27/2012
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East Tennessee Blues

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by KI4PRK, updated: 1/2/2010
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Notes: Here is a fine old fiddle tune, probably a product of the times when pop music (from the teens/twenties) was influencing old time fiddling, as evidenced by the chord structure of the tune. It's more of a "rag" than a "blues", but... Presented here are three breaks, the first being the "basic" melody, although there are as many versions of the tune as there are people playing it. The second one is dropped an octave and departs from the melody somewhat. The third break is similar to the first, but has a few different licks in it. Some of the picking patterns in this tune are fairly difficult, which is why I rated it "expert". An excellent tune to jam & improvise upon. Has a Rhythm Guitar & Bass rhythm track. Have fun!

Electricity

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jasonh, updated: 8/27/2008
Download: TABLEDIT

Notes: Here's another Charlie Waller tab. This also includes Duffey's mandolin break. Enjoy!

Fannie at the front door

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: D  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Austinmike, updated: 1/22/2013
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Notes: This is my trial for a tune of the Month. Please check the Playing Advice forum for more information

Fire On The Mountain

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by KI4PRK, updated: 8/14/2009
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Notes: Here is a blazing fast version of the old fiddle number, "Fire On The Mountain". This version has a little Joe Maphis influence (who recorded a version of the tune under the title "Fire On The Strings"). I rate it "intermediate" because the fingerings, IMO, are not overly difficult but at the speed TABedit plays it back at (the speed I like to play it at) it's fairly difficult.

Flowers of EdinBurgh

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 5/29/2013
Download: POWERTAB | PDF | MIDI [Play] [Download]

Foggy Mountain Breakdown

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jbs325i, updated: 3/11/2012
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Notes: Comes with TAB, Chord Chart, MP3 and Backing Track MP3. From LaynePublications.com

Foggy Mountain Breakdown

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 5/28/2013
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Notes: Easy Guitar, Expert Banjo. I'm going to tad out the banjo part for guitar next.

Foggy Mountain Breakdown - Banjo and Guitar DUEL

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by GuitarTom2, updated: 11/12/2011
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Notes: This is a DUEL between banjo and guitar... www..com

Foggy Mountain Breakdown-Just Guitar

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 5/30/2013
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Notes: This really was a lot of work. I hope everyone enjoys it. Thank you for allowing me to post it.

Forked Deer

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Kallesandria, updated: 1/17/2011
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FPHO Ramble

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by JW Nelson, updated: 3/26/2011
Download: TABLEDIT | PDF

Notes: This is an original flatpicking tune that I came up with for the Collaborations group. It's a very simple and basic melody, with the idea that other pickers will take it and "pretty it up" to their own tastes. Then, we'll all record our own versions into one "FPHO Ramble" collaboration!

FREE TAB!

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by brae, updated: 4/11/2017
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Notes: I started a webpage of free TAB for guitar, banjo and mandolin, feel free to share!

g lick end tag

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by johnnyfd, updated: 4/1/2010
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Gold Rush

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Duffy, updated: 9/18/2010
Download: TABLEDIT

Notes: I tabbed this song from the great "YouTube" video that Banjoben did when it was first posted on the net before he had his own website ..it might not be 100% accurate but I had fun...my first attempt with Tabledit...Capo on the 2nd fret...enjoy!

Goodbye Liza Jane

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Duffy, updated: 9/21/2010
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Notes: Here is a Kenny Smith arrangement of Goodbye Liza Jane that I tabbed-out....Capo on the 2nd fret...enjoy

Hemlocks and Primroses

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jaymz8604, updated: 12/17/2013
Download: TEXT

Notes: Tab window must be maximized.

High Heel Shoe

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by stocek, updated: 8/25/2008
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How Mountain Girls Can Love

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A#/Bb  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by leemarcus, updated: 1/23/2009
Download: TABLEDIT

Notes: Here is a sample of what I sell on my website... http://www.desperate-measure.com/banjoman/lmt/

I Don't Love Nobody

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by KI4PRK, updated: 1/24/2009
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Notes: This is a transcription of Don Reno's first break of I Don't Love Nobody, from Rural Rhythm's "Strictly Instrumental" by Don Reno & Red Smiley. It's an old fiddle tune in the key of C that Don really tears up (many fiddlers now play this tune in A).

I Saw the Light

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by proverbs2221, updated: 3/2/2010
Download: PDF

Notes: 'I Saw the Light'. This is a pretty basic tab I arranged, but if you want to add a bit more to it you can put strums in between notes. Or add a few licks here and there.

Irish Spring - Ricky Skaggs

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: Am  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by GuitarTom2, updated: 11/5/2009
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Notes: www.banjotom2.com

Irish Washerwoman

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 5/29/2013
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Jenny Lind

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 5/27/2013
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Jerry's Breakdown

Genre: Bluegrass  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by AMZilkowsky, updated: 6/3/2010
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Jerry's Breakdown_ Jerry Reed

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: E  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by AMZilkowsky, updated: 6/12/2010
Download: PDF

Jerusalem's Ridge

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: Am  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Snowman217, updated: 9/23/2008 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: This tab has a mandolin chop and electric bass backup behind it. Tell me what you think about it, this is one of my first tabs.

Jesse Polka

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Martin, updated: 1/25/2010
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Notes: Transcribed from the fiddle playing of the great Mark O'Connor (mp3 included). Starts off in G but changes key a couple of times (G>C>G>D>G). Fab tune, but quite challenging!

Kenny Smith Studebaker chromatic lick

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: B  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Michaelgunter, updated: 5/31/2012
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Notes: Capo 4th fret.

Kenny Smith Studebaker lick

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: B  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Michaelgunter, updated: 5/25/2012
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Lady Hamlet

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by KI4PRK, updated: 8/20/2009
Download: TABLEDIT

Notes: Here's a transcription of some of the breaks to "Lady Hamlet", from "The Golden Guitar of Don Reno". Not a super difficult song, but there are a few stretches up on the first string, which you could avoid by going up the neck some (I prefer the stretches). An altogether haunting tune, IMHO. If anyone happens to know from where/when this tune comes from or who wrote it, please message me or comment on this tab; I am very interested!

Liberty

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Radish, updated: 7/30/2010
Download: PDF

Notes: bluegrass Flatpicking,capo at 2nd fret

Liberty

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Kallesandria, updated: 1/17/2011
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Life is Like a Mountain Railroad

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jethro Aberdeen, updated: 1/2/2011
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Notes: Old Gospel Bluegrass favourite, this is the solo part for the verse

Love Please come home

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Michaelgunter, updated: 7/2/2012
Download: GUITAR-PRO 5

lw_banksoftheohiocw.tef

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by lgranch, updated: 10/30/2011
Download: TABLEDIT

Notes: Written in G but capo at 2 for A.

Mississippi Sawyer

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: D  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 5/27/2013
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Monkey's Rag

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 6/1/2013
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Mountain Railroad

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by stan, updated: 9/7/2011 - 1 Member Comments
Download: TABLEDIT

Nashville Skyline Rag

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by D-16, updated: 4/4/2009
Download: TABLEDIT

Next Sunday Darling Is My Birthday

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: D  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jaymz8604, updated: 12/20/2013
Download: TEXT

Notes: Tab window must be maximized.

Nothing To It

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Kallesandria, updated: 1/17/2011
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Notes: TEF Format: Another Doc Watson tune....and he sure makes it seem like there is "nothing to it!"

Old Dangerfield

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 5/26/2013
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Old Gray Mare Came Tearin' Out of the Wilderness

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Brentv, updated: 6/24/2009
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Notes: Norman and Nancy Blake play this on the Peter Rowan and Don Edwards's album High Lonesome cowboy. It is mostly note-for-note (I think). There are a few spots between parts where I have notated whole notes but there is definitely something more going on in these spaces. I can't tell if it is Norman lightly strumming the upper notes of a G chord or Nancy's accompaniment. I suggest to fill in with strumming as notated in the transitions where it is more obvious that it is Norman's part. This tune sounds particularly good given how easy it is to play - enjoy!

Old Joe Clark

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by stan, updated: 1/3/2013
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Old Richmond Prison

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: B  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jaymz8604, updated: 10/11/2013
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Notes: Tab window must be maximized.

Old Train by Tony Rice

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: F  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by dillonabney5, updated: 7/17/2012
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Notes: played in the key of F, Capo 3rd fret d position. Very good tony rice song, One of my favorite tony rices tunes. Pretty tricky to get but keep at it!

Over The Waterfall

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: D  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Kallesandria, updated: 1/17/2011
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Panhandle Rag

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 5/26/2013
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Notes: I just down loaded a midi file and listened to it and this is as good as I can figure it out by ear. Playing and Tabbing all at one time and hit play back many times, LOL! The midi file was banjo, oh my. I'm trying to get a PDF and midi file up as well.

Peacock Rag

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: D  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by KI4PRK, updated: 9/7/2009 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: This is a somewhat crazy version of "Peacock Rag". The first repeat is pretty good, essentially the melody with some licks thrown in to add some notes. The second repeat has all kinds of crazy stuff that I put in, it sounds good to me but some people might not like the chromatic licks. So be careful what jams you play this at! Key of D, uncapoed. Has a swing guitar rhythm track.

Pigtown Fling

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Duffy, updated: 9/18/2010
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Notes: my first tab post...have fun!

Presbyterian Guitar - John Hartford

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: D  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by GuitarTom2, updated: 9/21/2011
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Notes: www.banjotom2.com

Rachel

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: D  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 5/27/2013
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Raining Here This Morning

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jaymz8604, updated: 12/28/2013
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Rank Strangers (Crosspick Guitar)

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: F  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jaymz8604, updated: 12/12/2013
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Red Apple Rag

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 5/26/2013
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Notes: Again I'm working off midi files. WOW! this was fast. May it's OK sorry for any discrepancies. This is my second tab I've done today for request on here and I only became a member today 5/26/2013, God is GOOD!

Red Haired Boy

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jameypittman, updated: 4/15/2010
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Notes: This is the TAB to the first of the three flatpicking breaks from my YouTube video: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2iML-1gJwZo

Red Wing

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 6/3/2013
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Red Wing

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by dskeigley, updated: 8/4/2016
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Saint Anne's Reel

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: D  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by ryankimm, updated: 6/3/2013
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Seeing Nellie Home

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jasonh, updated: 8/27/2008
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Notes: This is the guitar break that Charlie Waller recorded for the Country Gentlemen's "Folk Session Inside" album as I hear it.

Skillet Lickers' Medley in "C" for Lead Guitar

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by KI4PRK, updated: 12/12/2009
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Notes: Here is a medley of 5 songs done by the original Skillet Lickers, that wild, wacky & superb old time string band from Georgia that recorded in the 20's & 30's. The 5 songs are (in the same order as on the tab, which is no order in particular): Hell's Broke Loose In Georgia, Four Cent Cotton, Georgia Waggoner, Dixie, & The Darktown Strutters' Ball. Hell Broke Loose In Georgia & Four Cent Cotton are both simple, pentatonic songs which I absolutely love, but other's might find boring (go figure :P). The second is the SL's take on the old fiddle tune "[Tennessee] Waggoner". Dixie, of course is well known by all and makes a great bluegrass tune. The last is a pop song from the late teens, and was often done by swing groups (Django Reinhardt did it) and dance bands, and the Skillet Lickers did a nice, hot, advanced OT version of the tune. The guitar break is hot licks that contain the melody, not too hard (none of the songs here are very hard), and definitely not a swing version! Has a Rhythm Guitar & Bass rhythm track. Have fun!

Snow Deer

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jaymz8604, updated: 12/25/2013
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Soldier's Joy

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: D  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Kallesandria, updated: 1/14/2011
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St. Anne's Reel

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: D  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 5/27/2013
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Stones Rag or Lone Star Rag

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 6/10/2013
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Sunny Side of the Mountain

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: B  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by leemarcus, updated: 12/29/2008 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Here is a sample of what I sell on my website... http://www.desperate-measure.com/banjoman/lmt/

Tarnation

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: F  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by KI4PRK, updated: 1/1/2010
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Notes: Here is a blazing Don Reno original guitar instrumental (one of the few pieces I know written specifically for bluegrass flatpicking guitar), "Tarnation". Unusual for bluegrass guitar, it is in the uncapoed key of F major, and also has a unique chord progression. Has some nice licks that can be used in other songs, and is really fun to play. At the speed it's normally played at, it's fairly difficult. The first break of this tune is almost note for note like Don's break, but the other two are mostly my variations. A good tune to improvise upon. Has a Rhythm Guitar & Bass rhythm track. Have fun!

Tennessee Wagoneer

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by JamminDave, updated: 6/10/2013
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The Fox - Crosspicking

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: A  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jameypittman, updated: 6/12/2010
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Notes: I always thought the intro where Thile sings and percussively chops out the beat on the mandolin was cool but felt the guitarist should have been doing something there as well. It occurred to me one day that maybe some crosspicking would fit in there nicely so I started messing around with that idea and came up with this. I like the extra dynamic it gives to the otherwise sparse intro and it has become my standard crosspicking workout/exercise song -- great for keeping your right hand in shape -- and I thought I'd share the TAB for it. Here's a link to me playing the song on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=212soGvTM5I For the most part, the fretting hand does very little but hold some chord fragments leaving the picking hand to do all the hard work. I might add that "crosspicking" doesn't just mean the basic "1-2-3-1-2-3-1-2" string picking pattern to me and the TAB reflects that sentiment. Sometimes I just endlessly roll triplets "1-2-3-1-2-3-1-2-3-1-2-3..." (which creates a nice, syncopated feel) or intentionally hit the middle string instead of "crossing" over it back to the low string if that's what feels right and keeps the timing how I want it.

Think Of What You've Done

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by elevate155, updated: 3/9/2011
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Notes: The guitar break as played by Bryan Sutton(probably?) on the Ricky Skaggs' Bluegrass Rules! album.. A cool one!

Tony Rice guitar licks

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by dillonabney5, updated: 6/9/2012
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Notes: These are "Tabledit" Files, must have tabledit program on computer. http://www.tabledit.com/ Hey guys, i know alot of flatpicker have heard these licks before, in many of tony rice's breaks or songs, they are 2 very popular guitar licks, i hope if anyone was looking for these they will have luck learning them!

Turkey In The Straw

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by KI4PRK, updated: 12/12/2009
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Notes: The classic fiddle tune, Turkey In The Straw, arranged for flatpicking guitar. There are 4 breaks. The first is the easiest, and is based loosely upon Don Reno's recording of the tune ("The Golden Guitar Of Don Reno). The second break is my standard break to the tune, and in the first part is a "perpetual motion" take on the tune consisting of 8th notes for the whole break. Also, for all breaks except the first, there is a slightly modified chord progression, which was "invented" by a fiddler friend & I and we like to play it this way; it can be easily modified to the standard version. The 3rd break is just another variation on the basic melody. The 4th break is the same as the 2nd, but features twin guitars. The 2nd part is not tooo hard, so give it a try with your flatpicking pal! Has a Rhythm Guitar & Bass rhythm track. Have fun!

Uncle Pen - Bill Monroe

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: D  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by GuitarTom2, updated: 5/24/2017
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Notes: Standard music notation in the key of D, Tabledited with a PDF...

Under the Double Eagle

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jasonh, updated: 8/28/2008
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Notes: This is similar to the Gents' version. Without the modulation.

What A Friend We Have in Jesus

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by stan, updated: 11/26/2011
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Notes: This tune is done with simple melody then in flat picking style.

Whistlin' Rufus

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Kallesandria, updated: 3/4/2011
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Notes: This song is just plain fun to play!!

Whistling Rufus

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Kallesandria, updated: 3/4/2011
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Notes: I did come across the tab of Whistlin' Rufus...this time in the key of "G" and in the TablEdit format too!!

Wildwood Flower

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: C  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by jbs325i, updated: 3/11/2012
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Notes: Comes with TAB, Chord Chart, MP3 and Backing Track MP3. From LaynePublications.com

Will You Miss Me (Crosspick)

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: B  Tuning: EADGBE (Standard)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jaymz8604, updated: 12/20/2013
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