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L'histoire de mon vieux coq

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by heronhawk, updated: 4/17/2015
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Notes: "The story of my old rooster" by Yvon Mimeault from his CD "Y'etait temps". This is a Quebecois tune that is played often in the Olympia session. According to the story, when Yvon was young he walked across the farmyard and was attacked by the old rooster. Yvon, with injured leg and pride, pulls out his sling-shot and faces the rooster. As the beast turns its head sideways to look him in the eye — roosters turn sideways for a face to face — Yvon takes a shot. The bird, hit in the head, falls to the ground. Yvon, after making sure nobody saw him, leans it against a fence where he can discretely keep an eye on it. After a while, the rooster, who was only knocked out, gets up and staggers back to the henhouse, to the relief of Yvon. The next morning, as usual, the old rooster hopped on a fence to wake up the whole farm, but he was now singing out of tune.

L.A.


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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La Bastringue


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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La Bastringue

Genre: Traditional  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjoman 1, updated: 9/14/2012
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Notes: La Bastringue is a popular fiddle tune and is fun to play on the banjo.. This tab I send out to those great Canadian musicians that I was deeply honored to play music with in years past. Many of them are gone now.....but their music lives on.... Hope you like it.........Lynn

La Bastringue

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by dholland, updated: 2/1/2013
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Notes: This is really a French Canadian fiddle tune. Played in open G tuning capoed 2 frets.

La Bastringue

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AllanJ, updated: 12/5/2016
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Notes: There are some nice tabs of this tune already but I thought I'd throw mine into the mix too!

La Dorveille/The Watch

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by stigandr5, updated: 11/25/2012
Download: PDF

Notes: Look at me being all big, brassy and calling one of my own compositions expert-level! This song came to me during a period of wakefulness in the middle of the night. Enjoy!

La Grande Chaîne

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JLouis, updated: 4/16/2017
Download: GIF

Notes: From the playing of Northumbrian piper Pauline Cato

La Marseillaise

Genre: Other  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by sproino, updated: 11/15/2015
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Notes: To honor France after her tragedy.

La Pointe au Pic

Genre: Traditional  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mwblake, updated: 1/22/2015 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: This is a Québécois tune, written in the 1930s by Joe Bouchard [no - not the Blue Oyster Cult bassist, but a Joséph Bouchard, of Quebec] that I thought could benefit from a banjo arrangement. I originally thought it was a Cajun tune, as I first heard it by Steve Riley and the Mamou Playboys on their fantastic album "Trace of Time". This arrangement is a transcription (more or less) of Dave Greeley's 1st fiddle solo from that recording. It's not terrifically easy but is attainable - and it sounds great when you get it up and running! Have fun.

La Promeneuse

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by heronhawk, updated: 11/23/2016
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Notes: Tuning is open G with 5th string tuned down to f# (f#DGBD). This is a Quebecois tune composed by Rejean Lizotte. I played it here on two banjos - Goldtone cello banjo and Ramsey Woody.

La Rotta

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Gm  Tuning: Sawmill (gDGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Petey, updated: 1/25/2013
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Notes: A popular Italian piece from the 14th century, here in G Dorian. It doesn´t hurt if the thumb hits the head.

La Valse des Jeunes Filles

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by heronhawk, updated: 9/20/2014
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Notes: Québécois waltz from the Olympia Quebecois session repertoire. I recorded myself over our Quebecois band 'Les Gens Des Chutes'.

Ladies in the Ballroom

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by LyleK, updated: 5/14/2010
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Notes: A.K.A. Waynesboro, the tuning is "Old G" (gDGDE)

Lady Coventry's Minuet

Genre: Classical  Style: Classical  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Lauck, updated: 3/2/2011
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Lady of Spain

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/7/2006
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Lady of Spain

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by corcoran, updated: 11/19/2011
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Notes: A long long time ago in a galaxy far far away, Lady of Spain was one of the first complex tunes I worked out an original break for, perhaps after hearing Allen Shelton play with Jim and Jesse at the University of Chicago Folk Festival, in 1966 as I recall. Three things to note about my arrangement: First, the break opens and closes with a vamp pattern. The song is a standard number on the accordion ("Turn off the bubble-a machine-a!"), and it just sounded more complete to me with a cheesy intro and exit. Second, I am playing F chord notes against the first D minor chord; hence it becomes a D minor 7th. Again, it just sounded right to me at the time, and still does. Third, the V chord -- i.e., G -- progresses to a G augmented. If you're going to go cheesy you might as well go whole hog (if I might mix my metaphors). So put on your dancing shoes, strap on the old accordion, and everybody polka.

Lady of Spain

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Ron C, updated: 5/14/2013
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Notes: This is not my original tab in that it is based on what I had learned and played 15 years or more ago. I don't recall the sources, so can't give attribution. Ron

Lady Of The Lake (Henry Reed's G version)

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 11/19/2013
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Notes: Double-D, capo at 2nd fret, 5th=g, gDADE

Lady On A Steamboat

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 9/26/2017
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Notes: Tuning: gDADE. Based On Lonnie Robertson's fiddling. Tab and Notes at, https://www.hangoutstorage.com/banjohangout.org/storage/tabs/l/tab-lady-on-a-steam-22694-5146122692017.gif

Lady Wrixon

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Jo Ban, updated: 2/7/2016
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Notes: O' Carolan tune. Easy to play

Lagrima

Genre: Classical  Style: Classical  
Posted by patmcg1960, updated: 10/15/2009
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Lamma Bada Yatathanna

Genre: Other  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Gm  Tuning: Open Gm (gDGBbD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by ssalter, updated: 7/13/2013
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Notes: Lamma Bada is a very popular Arabic folk tune. Ideally there would be a few half-tones in there, but what can you do on a banjo. Also, this is missing the B section -- I'll fix that some day. Still, fun for variety.

Lamplighting Time in the Valley

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by corcoran, updated: 10/12/2011 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: This arrangement is pretty faithful to the melody. However, note the two different ways of playing the G to Em part, measures 5 through 7. I also included two versions of the tricky ending, measures 13 through 18.

Land Of The Navaho

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by pmcd22, updated: 3/1/2010
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Lara's Theme

Genre: Popular  Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/7/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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Lara's Theme2

Genre: Popular  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/7/2006 - 2 Member Comments
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Lardner's Reel

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by LyleK, updated: 3/21/2010
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Notes: AKA "Coming Down from Denver"

Laren Road


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Lark On The Strand

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 12/4/2012
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Notes: A-modal, capo at 2nd fret, 5th=a, aEACE. On their "Farewell To Connacht" album, Na Filí plays a version of this tune naming it Paddy Hughes. The tablature reflects my jig-playing right hand style of the 2003 era.

Lasses Trust in Providence

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Sawmill (gDGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Harpist, updated: 11/21/2013
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Notes: Traditional Shetland fiddle tune in D. Sawmill tuning EDAEa

Lassie

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by BasicBoston, updated: 11/12/2010
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Last Chance


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Last Chance

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Studebaker Hawk, updated: 10/9/2009
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Notes: A Hobart Smith song as transcribed from the playing of David Holt. Tuning: f-D-F-C-D. NOTE: The first five notes on the midi playback are the open strings (5th thru 1st) to assist you in re-tuning your banjo. Enjoy.

Last Chance

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by florianfreax, updated: 6/7/2016
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Notes: From Tim Eriksen's BANJO, FIDDLE and VOICE. fCFCD tuning.

Last Chance - Ric Hollander

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: F  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Frailblazer, updated: 7/6/2011 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Tuning: fCFCD

Last Dollar Blues

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/7/2006
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Last Old Shovel

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/7/2006
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Last Thing On My Mind - threefinger

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 9/13/2014
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Notes: Here is a Scruggs style version of Tom Paxton's song The Last Thing On My Mind. I have included also a guitar finger-style break (if you watch the TablEdit file.

Last Thing On My Mind (clawhammer)

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 10/3/2012 - 1 Member Comments
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Last Train From Poor Valley - Norman Blake

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by BanjoTom1, updated: 2/27/2014
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Lazaretto main riff only

Genre: Rock  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by sinnie5, updated: 5/9/2015
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Notes: by Jack White my first post so cut me some slack haha, enjoy.

Lazy Harry's (5 miles from Gundagai)

Genre: Folk  Key: D  
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 5/9/2014
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Notes: Tabs in C (Drop C tuning), D (Drop C alt - aCGBd), D (aDGBd), Plus lead sheet

Lazy John

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Hilary Dirlam, updated: 2/16/2011
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Notes: Try this out!

Le Royaume Invisible

Genre: Other  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/7/2006
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Le Tourdion

Genre: Other  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Bm  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JLouis, updated: 3/6/2018
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Notes: Mædieval dance and drinking song. f#DGBD tuning which I call “Tourdion Tuning”, my favorite and most melodious above all. This is an excerpt from my banjo book "Jiggin’ Banjo, une sélection de Morceaux Ternaires & Syncopés”.

Lead Out

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/7/2006
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Leaning On The Everlasting Arms

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/7/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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Leaning on the Everlasting Arms

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Steelydan, updated: 7/28/2013
Download: PDF - Download from pages.suddenlink.net

Notes: Beginner version of a classic hymn. Song played (real slow) in the new True Grit movie. An excellent bluegrass (scruggs) up tempo version (Grascals) can be heard at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Po0sNw3chkk&list=AL94UKMTqg-9A1fD9d3I9E4vOznSLr1TzC Added a version with lyrics. Feel free to sing along and play with the Grascal song.

Leaning On The Everlasting Arms

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by webadage, updated: 9/2/2013
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Leather Breeches

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by corcoran, updated: 12/12/2012
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Notes: Also known as "Leather Britches," this is a great jam tune. I love the pinches in Part A, because they give it extra drive. Perhaps the only tricky bit is found in measures 10 and 26, and I have indicated the right-hand picking pattern, which involves playing the 2nd string with the thumb and then crossing over and playing the 3rd string with the index finger, a pattern than Alan Munde occasionally uses (at least to my ear) to good effect.

Leather Britches

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/7/2006
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Leather Britches

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Dave Nauman, updated: 2/7/2010
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Leather Britches

Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Julian44_4, updated: 1/20/2012
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Notes: arranged for banjo by Dale Allen Pfeiffer

Leather Britches

Genre: Traditional  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by n2banjos, updated: 7/1/2013
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Notes: Traditional fiddle tune in relatively easy melodic style

Leather Britches Carnegie Hall (whole & complete)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 10/29/2017 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: original is fiddle and banjo this is banjo only

Leavin'

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/7/2006
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Leavin' Rosine

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Dm  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by mwblake, updated: 2/12/2013 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Fantastic fiddle tune by Aubrey Haynie, from his album "Doin' My Time". I have transcribed Bela Fleck's solo break, to the best of my ability. You could have fun wrestling with this one. It ain't easy, but... NB. Spike the 5th string to A - tuning: aDGBD

Leavin' Town - with backup - Paul Craft

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mooooo, updated: 6/19/2018 - 8 Member Comments
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Notes: This Instrumental by Jimmy Martin and the Sunny Mountain Boys is a fun tune. I included all of Paul Craft's Banjo Breaks and all of the backup. I included the chords for your guitar buddy. Here is a reference video-Have fun https://youtu.be/dSqLgsPbSEI?t=350

Leaving Brittany

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: Dm  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by smitchinson, updated: 10/20/2014
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Notes: Fiddle tune by Johnny Cunningham (UK). Waltz time. Typically played first in a set with the Pernod Waltz (also uploaded here). Worth a listen to Johnny's rendition on his "Relativity" album. mp3 on my music page.

Leaving Pyote Someday

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Freddie.D.Holt, updated: 1/21/2010
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Legacy, The


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Leiberstraum

Genre: Ragtime  Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/7/2006
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Les filles de Peveril

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by heronhawk, updated: 1/2/2017
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Notes: Quebecois tune written by Jean Duval. Sheet music is available at https://thesession.org/tunes/2590. Here it is played by Catherine Planet (fiddle), Dejah Leger (guitar), and Greg Pelletier (banjo) at a Quebecois jam session at the Festival of American Fiddle Tunes in Port Townsend Washington in July 2016 https://youtu.be/Z85RDwcDjso

Les Ireland's Blessing

Genre: Folk  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 5/15/2014
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Les vagues du St Laurent

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by heronhawk, updated: 7/14/2018
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Notes: A Quebecois tune from the repertoire of Aime Gagnon. Taught at Fiddle Tunes by Stephanie Lepine. This tune is meant to evoke the feeling of the waves of the St Lawrence River.

Lester Young's solo on "Pennies From Heaven"

Genre: Jazz  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by Jocko MacNelly, updated: 11/17/2011
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Notes: This is a gorgeous solo that Lester Young (aka "Prez") played in 1950 over the chord changes to "pennies From Heaven." Clicking the youtube link should get you there. Performance notes and further discussion are on my BHO blog page. Enjoy!

Let It Be

Genre: Popular  Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/7/2006
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Let It Be

Genre: Popular  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jbickfor, updated: 5/19/2016 - 2 Member Comments
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Let it Snow

Genre: Popular  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by BanjoSampler, updated: 10/23/2009
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Notes: Christmas tune

Let It Snow!

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: F  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Paulie Ray, updated: 12/12/2012
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Notes: This tune has a lot of chord voicing to bring out the melody.

Let's Live for Tonight

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/7/2006
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Levi Jackson Rag

Genre: Ragtime  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AllanJ, updated: 7/19/2014
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Notes: Not my normal genre but this is my version of this great rag. I go up an octave in the middle and back down for the end as the tune goes below bottom D.

Liberty


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Liberty


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Liberty


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Liberty


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Liberty

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/7/2006
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Liberty

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by corcoran, updated: 10/12/2011
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Notes: My melodic arrangement of Liberty arose after hearing some friends playing twin fiddle on it. Somehow the arrangement for banjo popped into my head, and I wrote the thing in about 10 minutes. Note that it is in the key of D, but I play it out of conventional G tuning. This works for several other fiddle tunes in G, including Whiskey Before Breakfast.

Liberty

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by TheBanjoPrince, updated: 10/28/2011
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Notes: Visit my site at www.StewartTylerMay.com for more melodic clawhammer tabs.

Liberty

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Julian44_4, updated: 2/21/2012
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Notes: Learned from Chris Via Modified and TablEdited by Robert Fentress

Liberty

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by littleton, updated: 6/28/2017
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Liberty

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Open D (f#DF#Ad)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AlBanjo38, updated: 11/20/2017
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Liberty

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by howsy-bee, updated: 7/7/2018 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Yet another version, melodic 3-finger style.

Liberty (D tuning)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/7/2006
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Liberty (G tuning)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/7/2006
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Liberty (Variation)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Devon Wells, updated: 10/1/2012
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liberty 2 step

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjoman 1, updated: 4/26/2014
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Notes: Liberty is a fun tune and relatively easy to play in drop C tuning. Capo the second fret for the key of D which is the preferred key for fiddlers. Hope you like it. Lynn Williams

Licks


Posted by schlange, updated: 4/7/2006
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Licks & Phrases

Genre: Other  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by seanray, updated: 3/6/2015 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Some random licks & phrases that go outside the usual Bluegrass realm.

licks in G variation 1

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by yatesuser, updated: 8/3/2013
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Notes: I hear JD Crowe, Terry Baucom and Ron Stewart doing this lick

licks in G variation 2

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by yatesuser, updated: 8/3/2013
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Notes: a variation

Life is Like a Mnt Railway

Genre: Traditional  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by stan, updated: 8/2/2013
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Notes: scslack@juno.com

Life Let Us Cherish

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JanetB, updated: 11/19/2016
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Notes: Playing in 6/8 jig time with clawhammer style is possible -- not commonly done, but still fun. This tune is one mentioned by the author Laura Ingalls Wilder (1867 - 1957) in one of her Little House on the Prairie books.

Life's Railway to Heaven

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjofrog, updated: 12/4/2010
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Life's Railway to Heaven

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/26/2014
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Notes: For the TOTW. This song is aka "Life Is Like a Mountain Railroad." Original tab by Stan Slack, modified by Jack Baker.

Light At The River

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 1/30/2015
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Like a Little Busy Bee

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by kevinwholmes, updated: 5/21/2012
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Notes: Transcribed for banjo from traditional Shaker melody.

Like a Spark - The Kruger Brothers

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jodebanjo, updated: 7/31/2016
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Notes: Updated finger positions. Much better playable.

Lili Marleen

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by kmwaters, updated: 8/22/2015 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Simplistic melodic of the great old wartime tune.

Lili Marlene

Genre: Popular  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by dennism, updated: 9/15/2013
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Notes: Plaintive, bittersweet, great backstory. My first posting...

Lilli Marlene

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by kmwaters, updated: 7/19/2011
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Lilting Fisherman Reel

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 2/20/2016
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Notes: A-modal, capo at 2nd fret, 5th=a, aEADE

Lily of the Valley (CH - aDADE)

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by ScottK, updated: 1/28/2010
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Notes: Comes from the playing of Luther Davis and Roscoe Parish

Limehouse Blues

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006
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Limehouse Blues

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G#/Ab  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by KI4PRK, updated: 9/6/2009 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Yes, it's Limehouse Blues (a jazz tune) and it's in Ab (without a capo), but this is a bluegrass version complete with some standard Reno variations. Has a bluegrass guitar rhythm track & a bass rhythm track. The rolling parts aren't that hard, actually, but the single string can be a little tricky. The double stops are played by brushing down on the strings with your thumb.

Limehouse Blues

Genre: Ragtime  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by bango, updated: 6/24/2014
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Limehouse Blues/Don Reno

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by SCFActg, updated: 7/15/2012
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Limerock

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/7/2006
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Linus & Lucy


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Linus & Lucy


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Linus & Lucy


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Linus & Lucy


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Linus & Lucy


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Linus & Lucy


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Linus & Lucy


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Linus and Lucy

Genre: Jazz  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by sdevries, updated: 12/19/2009
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Linus And Lucy - A Charlie Brown Christmas

Genre: Popular  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 12/18/2015 - 3 Member Comments
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Lisdoonvarna, as reel, in E and A

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 3/28/2012
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Notes: The Road To Lisdoonvarna, set in 4/4 reel time, once in its native key of E and once transposed up to A

Listen To The Music

Genre: Rock  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: E  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 4/2/2018
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Notes:

Listening to the Rain - Sonny Osborne

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: B  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mooooo, updated: 6/20/2018 - 5 Member Comments
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Notes: Sonny recorded this one on his Banjo with the extra low string, he said he recorded it on a Tuesday and that was the first song he ever recorded on that banjo. This is just an idea of how to pick it on a 5-string banjo. I made 2 tabs. Page 1 is in Open G tuning capo 4, and page 2 is in Drop C tuning capo 4. There's chords so you can pick with a friend on a rainy day. Here's a reference video, have fun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0ImS3ZUqbHY

Little Bessie

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: B  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjojason88, updated: 6/11/2013
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Notes: Based off of Dwight McCall's recording of the song.

Little Big Horn

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006
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Little Billy Wilson

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by srselby, updated: 2/15/2010
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Notes: After the playing of Cathy Fink

Little Billy Wilson

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by srselby, updated: 2/15/2010
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Notes: Midi files for the tab

Little Billy Wilson

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JanetB, updated: 3/10/2014
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Notes: Check out Banjo Hangout's Tune of the Week for 12/27/13 for information about this tune, including some Grand Old Opry history.

Little Birdie


Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006
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Little Birdie

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by garry-tabedit, updated: 4/5/2011 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Couldn't find a decent tab on the internet, and so I transcribed it. It's in drop C tuning, and I have only tabbed the instrumental breaks as the verses are the same minus the melody, plus I only have a demo version of tab edit, which has restrictions on the bars I can export... Have fun, and check out more tabs on my blog: http://banjosarecool.blogspot.com/

Little Birdie

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by stigandr5, updated: 6/9/2012 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: My arrangement of TOTW 6/8/2012. Enjoy!

Little Birdie (Birdie)

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 1/13/2014
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Notes: Double-D, capo at 2nd fret, 5th=g, gDADE

Little Birdie 2

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006
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Little Black Pony

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by SixBs, updated: 11/23/2014
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Notes: Simple frailing version

Little Boxes (Pete Seeger)

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 2/14/2014 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: This tune should be played in Pete Seeger's so-called basic strum ("bum - di-ty"): index finger plucks up, hand brushes down and thumb plays the fifth string.

Little Cabin Home On The Hill

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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Little Cabin Home on the Hill

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by corcoran, updated: 4/7/2013 - 6 Member Comments
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Notes: This is the way I play the song in the key of G (the key of D is another story), and it varies in subtle ways from the other versions posted on BHO. For example, I emphasize forward rolls, to give it extra punch, and I suspect that you will find the G-D-G turnarounds to be useful in lots of tunes. It's too bad that Earl did not take a break when he recorded it with Monroe in 1947 or so.

Little Cabin Home on the Hill

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jacob Underwood, updated: 2/23/2015
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Notes: Here is an intermediate banjo solo for Bill Monroe's "Little Cabin Home on the Hill." It's pretty straightforward, employing the use of several classic Earl Scruggs licks. Mastering some of the classic elements of this solo can help the intermediate player prepare for a more advanced level.

Little Cabin Home On The Hill 2

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006
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Little Darlin Pal of Mine

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by kmwaters, updated: 10/9/2018
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Notes: Might need a tweak in the codas, but I set the reading list a bit to improve things a little.

Little darlin' Pal of Mine

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by michel braquemart, updated: 10/9/2018
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Notes: Please, download this tab, edit there, add licks, backup...and upload new tab, thx

Little Darling Pal of Mine

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by corcoran, updated: 5/30/2013 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: My arrangement comprises 3 breaks. The first is pretty much straight Scruggs, the wellspring from which all bluegrass banjo flows. The second and third are more improvisational.

Little Dave - Vic Jordan

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mooooo, updated: 7/20/2018
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Notes: Great instrumental from the Pickaway LP. I included all three breaks and the chords and an mp3 at half speed in case you can't hear the recording. Here's a reference video, have fun: https://youtu.be/r3o0hHAWX7Y?t=804

Little Drummer Boy

Genre: Other  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by JanetB, updated: 12/5/2015
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Little Drummer Boy

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JanetB, updated: 12/6/2016
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Notes: A favorite to play around Christmas. It's my mother's favorite, too. We always get someone to play a drum, too.

Little Dutch Girl

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Fortune, updated: 2/3/2010
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Little Dutch Girl

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by davebanjojo, updated: 7/4/2010
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Little Georgia Rose

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by agentheath, updated: 4/26/2012
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Notes: Ben Eldridge kickoff solo from Live at the Cellar Door

Little Jimmy Grainger

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Banjowen, updated: 2/22/2012 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: A tune I wrote many years ago for a banjo player who used to come to our weekly jam, Jimmy found learning the banjo very hard and eventually give it up, but I always admired his efforts.

Little Liza Jane (Banjo Lead)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006
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Little Maggie

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006
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Little Maggie

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: B  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by allisondas, updated: 11/26/2011
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Notes: The original recording is in the key of C, but I was unwillingly to list it in C b/c that's just a capo crime. In the vamp section, Ralph plays a few awkward rolls.

Little Maggie

Genre: Traditional  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: B  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by RickyDoo, updated: 3/28/2013
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Notes: Got this out of my head using Tabledit.

Little Maggie -- advanced arrangement

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by corcoran, updated: 10/31/2012
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Notes: This arrangement incorporates fairly complex breaks in Scruggs style and quasi-melodic style, as well as several high breaks. You may find some rolls and ideas that you can use in various tunes.

Little Maggie -- basic arrangement

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by corcoran, updated: 10/15/2011 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: When I teach Little Maggie to beginning or intermediate banjo students, I first get them to find the melody notes and play them in time, without ornamentation. Then I show them this basic version, which fleshes out the arrangement with rhythm notes (i.e., rolls) as well as melody. Later I get them to try a more advanced arrangement, with Scruggs breaks, a melodic break, and high breaks.

Little Maggie - Eric Weissberg, Marshall Brickman

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mooooo, updated: 4/23/2018 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Weissberg and Brickman trading breaks on this great version from the Deliverance Soundtrack. They do a harmony duet in the last break, but it sounds so muddy that I only put in the lower part in the tab. Here's a video for reference, have fun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CuKZgJN-t3w

Little Maggie - Ralph Stanley - intro

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 4/14/2018 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: as played on the album "The Best of The Best" - Ralph Stanley (Federal Records fed-0528-2) G tuning - capo 5

Little Maggie (clawhammer)

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 9/2/2012
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Notes: Here is two clawhammer versions of Little Maggie. The first is how I play it, the other is a Round Peak version, based on Tommy Jarrell's playing.

Little Maggie (thumb lead)

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 10/20/2011
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Little Maggie 2

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006
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Little Maggie in D Modal

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Don Borchelt, updated: 4/5/2013 - 3 Member Comments
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Notes: This version of Little Maggie is in D Modal tuning (aDGAD), basically the same idea as G "Sawmill" tuning, in that the string normally tuned to the 3rd degree of the scale is raised instead to the 4th degree; in this case, the 3rd string, normally F# in Open D tuning, is raised to G.

Little Mountain Church

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006
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Little Old Log Cabin In The Lane

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by kmwaters, updated: 12/19/2013
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Notes: First Break Bill Emerson arrangement.

Little Old Log Cabin In The Lane

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by kmwaters, updated: 1/5/2014
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Notes: Minor edits from the last time I posted this song.

Little Old Log Cabin In The Lane

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by kmwaters, updated: 2/3/2014 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Capo up 2 on all strings - cleaned up a little from previous posts.

Little Olentangy

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by ChuckJo, updated: 8/7/2012
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Notes: Stuff that might make this tune more difficult: Besides the syncopations, there are open-string pull-offs in measures 8, 9, 10, and 17. Big Scioty, which commemorates the Scioto River, is one of my favorite tunes, made especially special since it runs through Columbus, Ohio where I used to live. At some point, I decided that the Olentangy, the smaller of the Columbus' two rivers (they join near downtown) deserved its own tune, so I made up this one, Little Olentangy (Composed on the fiddle by Chuck Levy © 2006, arranged for the banjo © 2012). According to Wikipedia, the river now known as the Olentangy was originally known as the "Keenhongsheconsepung" which literally translated as "stone for your knife stream" based on the shale found along its shore. Early settlers translated this to "Whetsone River". In 1833, the Ohio General assembly passed legislation intending to restore the original native American names to some Ohio waterways, but mistakenly gave Whetstone River the name "Olentangy", Delaware for "river of red face paint" which had actually belonged to the river that is now known as Big Darby Creek. Little Olentangy appears on Scratching and Clawing, my first CD, on Red Dog Records, 2006. I am playing clawhammer style, on a Bart Reiter banjo. The pot is an old Vega Tubaphone, with a new 5-string neck.

Little Pine Siskin

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jim109b, updated: 10/16/2018
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Notes: Mando buddy of mine is ALWAYS playing this John Reischman tune, so I thought I'd work out an arrangement for banjo. Fun tune, chord structure is a bit unusual. TAB is 98% done, you may have to tweak the odd bit.

Little Rabbit

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Dave Nauman, updated: 2/17/2010 - 1 Member Comments
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Little Rabbit

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 12/1/2013
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Notes: Little Rabbit is in the same family as John Brown's Dream (for example Tommy Jarrell) and Jimmie Johnson (as Dwight Diller prefers to call the tune). This version is based on an old recording by Crockett's Kentucky Mountaineers. This is an advanced version with Galax lick and drop thumb.

Little Rabbit

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 8/26/2015 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Here is a Scruggsy arrangement for the OT tune, with some melodic and Celtic-style flourishes.

Little Rabbit - easy clawhammer version

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by janolov, updated: 12/1/2013
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Notes: Little Rabbit is in the same family as John Brown's Dream (for example Tommy Jarrell) and Jimmie Johnson (as Dwight Diller prefers to call the tune). This version is based on an old recording by Crockett's Kentucky Mountaineers. This is an easy beginner version based on simple "bum-di-ty" pattern and some hammering-on and pull-offs. The tuning is aEAC#E or standard G tuning gDGBD with capo on 2nd fret (and fifth string tuned up to a or spiked/capoed at the 7th fret).

Little Red Haired Girl

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Open C (gCGCE)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by skoobee, updated: 9/11/2010
Download: PDF

Notes: I first heard SilasBanjo play this on You Tube (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NlDuk5NLprQ) and fell in love with it (It's been my ringtone ever since!) I went in search of a TAB to help me learn it and eventually pieced together a version, just ever-so slightly different from his wonderful version. It evolves each time I play it, but it's very catchy. This is my latest incarnation (but one - changed the b-part to be more like the Silas one). I believe the original writer to be Michael Fox, but correct me if I'm wrong!

Little Rock Getaway

Genre: Jazz  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AZJerry, updated: 8/30/2009 - 3 Member Comments
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Little Rock Getaway

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by yatesuser, updated: 10/1/2017
Download: PDF | GUITAR-PRO 5

Little Rock Getaway/Don Reno

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by SCFActg, updated: 6/12/2012 - 2 Member Comments
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Little Rose

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 3/16/2012
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Notes: Selected notes based on transcription of Wilson Douglas' fiddling. An A-modal tune, banjo tuned Double-D, capo at 2nd fret, 5th=a, aDADE

Little Sadie


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Little Sadie

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006
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Little Sadie

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Sawmill (gDGCD)  
Posted by Jim Yates, updated: 1/25/2011
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Notes: Learned from Doc Watson's guitar playing

Little Sadie

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 10/26/2014
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Notes: Doc Watson capo 5

Little Sadie

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Sawmill (gDGCD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Jeepeedee, updated: 4/30/2018
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Notes: Based on Hilarie Burhans' tutorial on youtube

Little Sadie – Bill Keith – Newport Folk Festival

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Dm  Tuning: Dm (aDFAD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Peter Vipulis, updated: 6/26/2018 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Bill Keith live at the Newport Folk Festival. Includes just the first 3 verses to be concise. Each one varies a little, and is mostly repeated later. Reference: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wqPQ7ZSoZmg

Little Sadie - different styles

Genre: Old Time  Key: A  Tuning: Sawmill (gDGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 9/20/2014
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Notes: This tab shows Little Sadie in two-finger thumb lead style and easy threefinger style (Scruggs style). It is played in sawmill tuning.

Little Sadie (thumb lead)

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Am  Tuning: Sawmill (gDGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 10/20/2011
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Little Satchel

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by adolphuscusins, updated: 2/19/2011 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: I tabbed this out from watching the video at: . I didn't try to get all the 5th string strikes. Don't pay attention to the last measure. Tuning is f#bead.

Little White Church

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by bandofothers, updated: 2/11/2011 - 2 Member Comments
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Live and Die (Avett Brothers)

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: B  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Bryan Daste, updated: 7/25/2012 - 6 Member Comments
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Liverpool Hornpipe

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Tuning: Tenor Irish (GDAE)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JAH, updated: 2/7/2016
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Livin' on the Mountain / Bill Keith

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A#/Bb  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by corcoran, updated: 9/21/2016 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Here is a nifty break by Bill Keith, from the Keith and Rooney album of the same name. When I first heard it, in 1963 or 1964, I was quite impressed. It is simple and elegant, and it contains some novel ideas (for the time). Keith and Rooney played it in A#/Bb, and I have tabbed it in that key.

Liza

Genre: Jazz  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Adgardad, updated: 3/1/2010
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Notes: Great song from a hugely underknown and underrated banjo player named Fred Geiger. This is off of his 1978 album "Nice Work if You Can Get It. I was glad to see a video of Fred on the Hangout and glad that he is still out there playing and pushing the envelope.

Liza Jane

Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Liza Jane

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by littleton, updated: 1/20/2018
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Notes: Two VERY EASY versions

Loch Lavan Castle

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Am  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Devon Wells, updated: 2/26/2010
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Loch Lomond


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Loch Lomond

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by fivestring61, updated: 5/22/2010
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Loch Lomond

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by skoobee, updated: 9/12/2010 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: A simple arrangement of Loch Lomond. Used to help my acolyte learn chord positions and changes. Nice and simple/

Lockwood


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Lockwood


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Lockwood

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Lockwood (Banjo Break)

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Lockwood (Banjo Lead)2

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Locust Hill (2)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by gulyrob, updated: 11/5/2013 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Here is one of my favorite songs, from Dave Hum. I struggled a lot with TAB. Enjoy it! Dave Hum version of youtube Locust Hill (2) http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_1mwnUJvtNU

Lodebar

Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Log Driver's Waltz

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Devon Wells, updated: 2/26/2010 - 1 Member Comments
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London Bridges

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by BasicBoston, updated: 11/10/2010
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Notes: Just trying to help beginners just starting out to be able to play something they can identify with. I know I had a hard time starting out trying to figure out songs when I never heard them before. Just basic melodys, put your embloishments where you like

Londonderry Air

Genre: Traditional  Style: Classical  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Petey, updated: 7/9/2011
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Londonderry Hornpipe

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Londonderry Hornpipe

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by The Dutchman, updated: 9/8/2011
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Londonderry_Air

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by BrentSims, updated: 1/11/2016
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Notes: When I was growing up my Mother sang her version of “Danny Boy” to me multiple times a day during my entire childhood. Londonderry Air is the nane is the name of the tune the lyrics of "Danny Boy" are set to. It's the first tune I learned to play on my banjo. I hope someone finds this tab useful. Both the MIDI and the mp3 were computer generated.

Lone Star Rag


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Lonesome Banjo

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by BanjoJeff, updated: 3/1/2013
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Lonesome Fiddle Blues

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Dm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Dave Nauman, updated: 2/8/2010
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Lonesome Fiddle Blues

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Dm  Tuning: Open C (gCGCE)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by delmando, updated: 2/12/2015 - 1 Member Comments
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Lonesome Fiddle Blues

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Dm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by yatesuser, updated: 3/26/2016
Download: PDF | GUITAR-PRO 5

Notes: This version of Lonesome Fiddle Blues is a bit unorthodox, but really sounds cool if you can play it moderate to quick, or hear it through the Guitar Pro player. I put some odd ball stuff in this one. It's one full break, starting in Dm, then part 2 in G, and then repeating the first part.

Lonesome Fiddle Blues

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Dm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Yohansen, updated: 9/26/2018
Download: TABLEDIT

Notes: My first post ... I hope somebody finds this arrangement enjoyable. Tabledit

Lonesome Fiddle Blues (John McEuen Style)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Lonesome Fiddle Blues (McEuen Style)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Dm  Tuning: Open Gm (gDGBbD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Studebaker Hawk, updated: 10/9/2009 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Transcribed from the playing of John McEuen on the Will The Circle Be Unbroken (Vol. I) album. Second 'B' part variation from a later Vassar Clements recording featuring a break by McEuen. Capo all the way up to the 7th fret.

Lonesome Indian

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Lonesome John (thumb lead)

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Am  Tuning: Sawmill (gDGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 6/4/2014
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Lonesome Moonlight Waltz

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Dm  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mwblake, updated: 8/16/2017 - 3 Member Comments
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Notes: The classic Kenny Baker/Bill Monroe fiddle tune. A beautiful, interesting melody. I've never heard another banjo interpretation of it. This is mine. I hope you like it. [NB. Spike the 5th to A] Update: Noam Pikelny has since recorded this tune on "Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe" - check it out, it's awesome!

Lonesome Pine

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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Lonesome Reuben


Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Lonesome Ride

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Banjoker, updated: 10/14/2012 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Banjo break with guitar and bass.

Lonesome Ride

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by howsy-bee, updated: 11/5/2012 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Tab for the video in the media archive.

Lonesome Ride (Banjo Lead)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Lonesome Road Blues

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Lonesome Road Blues

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Lonesome Road Blues

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Key: G  Tuning: Tenor G (DGdg)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mirek Patek, updated: 2/24/2011
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Lonesome Road Blues

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by corcoran, updated: 10/20/2016 - 6 Member Comments
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Notes: Lonesome Road Blues is common in jams, and it's a favorite of mine. My tab comprises some variations on how you can play it.

Lonesome Road Blues - Eric Weissberg

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: B  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mooooo, updated: 3/27/2018
Download: PDF

Notes: Eric Weissberg's instrumental version of this great song. There are plenty of great Weissberg licks in this one. Learn a few breaks and mix them in with Earl's version or just steal licks from both and come up with your own. Go here for the MP3 of Eric Weissberg picking it so you can hear what it sounds like, have fun: https://www.banjohangout.org/myhangout/media-player/audio_player2.asp?musicid=41076&archived=

Lonesome Road Blues (clawhammer)

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 10/20/2011
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Notes: Lonesome Road Blues or Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad with clawhammer banjo and guitar accompaniment.

Lonesome Road Blues (High Break)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 1/6/2014 - 2 Member Comments
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Lonesome Road Blues (Low Break)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 1/6/2014
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Notes: By Wayne Erbsen

Lonesome Road Blues (thumb lead)

Genre: Old Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by janolov, updated: 10/30/2011
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Long Black Train

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Long Black Train

Genre: Country  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A#/Bb  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by stan, updated: 6/21/2013
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Notes: This is the same banjo tune as before but with a little better guitar rhythm.

Long Funny Dingle Dangle

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Julian44_4, updated: 1/28/2012
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Notes: TablEdit by David J Payne

Long Gone


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Long Gone


Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Long Gone

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Long Gone - The Dead South

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by coltoncrawford, updated: 7/26/2018
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Long Gone (Break)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Long Gone/Don Reno

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by SCFActg, updated: 5/28/2012
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Long Hard Ride (Marshall Tucker - McEuen Style)

Genre: Popular  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Studebaker Hawk, updated: 8/29/2009
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Notes: John McEuen's banjo break to the old Marshall Tucker Band instrumental. Played in the key of D, the banjo is tuned to a D tuning (a D F# A D).

Long Journey Home

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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Long Journey Home

Genre: Traditional  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by phb, updated: 3/8/2014
Download: PDF

Notes: One of my first banjo break arrangements ever, I think it has some rough spots but it isn't all bad either :)

Long Journey Home

Genre: Country  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Crusty, updated: 7/26/2015 - 1 Member Comments
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Long Journey Home ( Two Dollar Bill )

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by HOWDYDOODY, updated: 4/28/2016
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Long Journey Home (Two Dollar Bill)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by wesmont, updated: 4/16/2016 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: I made this one after watching a lesson at Tony Trischkas School of Banjo at artistworks.com with him & Bill Evans about developing solos. I also like to give credits to Alan Munde. His teaching about "Roll Logic" is so helpful.

Long Time Gone (Intro/Solo)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Lookin' Out My Back Door

Genre: Popular  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jbickfor, updated: 2/13/2017
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Notes: Watch out for the rests and the many skip notes

Lord I Hope This Day Is Good

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by n1wr, updated: 12/3/2011
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Lord Inchiquin

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by delmando, updated: 12/31/2014
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Notes: I used to play this tune years ago on the Bouzouki. Was reminded of it recently & here's a melodic clawhammer interpretation of the tune as I remember it.

Lord McDonald's Reel

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JLouis, updated: 4/16/2017
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Lord, I Lift Your Name on High

Genre: Other  Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Lorena

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Julian44_4, updated: 1/20/2012
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Notes: arranged for banjo by Dale Allen Pfeiffer

Lorena

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by littleton, updated: 8/11/2016
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Lorena

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: E  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Buxton, updated: 11/21/2017
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Notes: John Hartford's version https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0cdmHXWYr8 Tuned in open E 1st string E, B,G#,B,E. All breaks.

Lorena Intro - John Hartford

Genre: Traditional  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: E  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 5/20/2014 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: e B E G# B youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=z0cdmHXWYr8

Lost All My Money (Two Dollar Bill)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by schlange, updated: 3/24/2014
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Notes: For the TOTW (http://www.banjohangout.org/topic/281986), from Jack Baker

Lost Gander (f#DEAD . thumb lead)

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by janolov, updated: 6/11/2012
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Lost Girl

Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/15/2006
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Lost Girl

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by tschebelin, updated: 11/5/2010
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Lost Girl

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JanetB, updated: 3/10/2014
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Lost Girl

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JanetB, updated: 1/24/2016
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Notes: Kentucky fiddler John Salyer's Lost Girl can be played in various tunings. This tab is in SRB (Sandy River Belle) or Cumberland Gap tuning -- fDGCD.

Lost Indian


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Lost Indian


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Lost Indian


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Lost Indian

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Julian44_4, updated: 1/20/2012
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Notes: Dale Allen Pfeiffer, Donald B Zepp,

Lost Indian

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Julian44_4, updated: 12/1/2011
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Notes: Lyle W Konigsberg, Tom Joad

Lost Indian (D tuning)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/16/2006
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Lost Indian (G tuning)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/16/2006
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Lost Label

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Chicago (DGBE)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Harpist, updated: 12/30/2012 - 1 Member Comments
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Louis Collins

Genre: Folk  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by BanjoGat, updated: 2/19/2013 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: As played by Mississippi John Hurt, transcribed for banjo.

Louis Collins

Genre: Folk  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by jcland, updated: 1/20/2015
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Notes: Louis Collins as requested. Song is played with a simple Travis picking style. Popular versions were done by Mississippi John Hurt and Jerry Garcia.

Louisiana Sunshine (break)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/16/2006
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Louisiana Sunshine (ending)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/16/2006
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Louisiana Sunshine (intro)


Posted by schlange, updated: 4/16/2006
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Louisville Breakdown

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/16/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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Love and Glory


Posted by BanjoTJC, updated: 3/31/2017
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Love and Wealth


Posted by schlange, updated: 4/16/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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Love Come Home

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by corcoran, updated: 11/18/2017
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Notes: Here are two of my breaks to Love Come Home, both including some moderately difficult licks. Pay particular attention to the C and D chords, several of which I borrowed from recordings by other players. I have labelled the sources of the licks that I borrowed. Note also that the trick in the first IV (C) chord of the second break is to emphasize the alternation between the first string 2nd fret and first string open -- this alternation is the effect I am trying to achieve. I highlighted this in the MIDI by selecting "ringing note" for those notes.

Love For An Angel

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/16/2006
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Love Grown Cold - John Hartford

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by BanjoTom1, updated: 2/27/2014
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Love is a Four Letter Word

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/16/2006
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Love of the Mountains


Posted by schlange, updated: 4/16/2006
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Love of the Mountains

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/16/2006
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Love of the Mountains

Genre: Traditional  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by drobertz, updated: 10/5/2017
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Love of the Mountains (backup)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/16/2006
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Love's Come Over Me

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/16/2006
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Love, Please Come Home

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/16/2006
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Love, Please Come Home

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/16/2006
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Love, Please Come Home 2

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/16/2006
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Lovers' Waltz

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JanetB, updated: 5/11/2017
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Notes: One of Jay Ungar's lovely original compositions.

Lowdown

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/16/2006
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Lucy Neal

Genre: Old Time  Style: Minstrel (Stroke Style)  Key: G  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by ManfredK, updated: 12/5/2016
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Notes: from the Briggs' Banjo Instructor 1855

Lucy's Butterfly

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by PaddyThePicker, updated: 10/23/2013
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Notes: Original Composition by Patrick Callanan. It sounds best capoed up 2 to play in Double D

Lullaby for Leanne - Larry Perkins

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mooooo, updated: 9/27/2018 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Cool tune by Larry Perkins. Here's a reference YouTube video, have fun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_continue=8&v=HNAT6m-ocsA

Lullabye of Birdland

Genre: Jazz  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Adgardad, updated: 3/2/2010
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Notes: Another tab from the jazz-jo wizard Fred Geiger. The banjo capos at the 4th fret. I threw in some simple guitar chords so you could see how it sounds with accompaniment.

Lummerland-Lied

Genre: Other  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by phb, updated: 7/3/2011
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Notes: This is the title song from the children marionette theatre play "Jim Knopf & Lukas, der Lokomotivführer" ("Jim Button & Luke the Engine Driver, see http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xpSlht21WI4) arranged in the melodic style. I arranged this tune for several reasons: I loved to watch the series when I was a child, my daughter loves to watch it now and I have been playing some melodic style material for some time now so I decided I could arrange this tune as an exercise. Massive public demand for an arrangement of this tune certainly was not the reason... ;)

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