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M80

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Gm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Kachuka, updated: 7/23/2014 - 3 Member Comments
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Notes: Written by Mike Munford and performed by Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen.

M80

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by thomgus, updated: 3/5/2017
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Notes: This is an improved rendering of the version played on the Frank Solivan and Dirty Kitchen recording.

Mac Mahon'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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Notes: From an album by The Boys Of The Lough

Mad as a Hornet

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjukebox, updated: 4/17/2018 - 1 Member Comments
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Madeleine TAB

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by stigandr5, updated: 5/31/2014
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Notes: Arranged for 2-finger index-lead, but would work well as straight clawhammer too.

Madison County Waltz

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjukebox, updated: 2/23/2017
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Notes: Tab provided with the guidance of Erynn Marshall and Carl Jones.

magic fingers

Genre: Other  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by rdiesel007, updated: 4/11/2010 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: this either goes under the blu bop or funk theme. banjo tabbed out by a friend, i tabbed the bass and chops. it doesnt really have the B part, but it does have that nasty trippolette lick accuratley. enjoy

Magic fingers - Bela Fleck

Genre: Other  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Em  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by arnon4, updated: 3/25/2014
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Notes: One of my favorite Flecktones tunes. Not to difficult, see notes for complete information. Arnon

Magnolia One Step

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

Magnum

Genre: Popular  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Key: Bm  Tuning: Chicago (DGBE)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 10/21/2017 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Chicago tuning

Magowan's Jig

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Jo Ban, updated: 5/21/2015
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Notes: A nice Slip Jig edited from the O' Neill's Music of Ireland #1168. Double C tuning. Easy left hand positions.

Magpie


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

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjukebox, updated: 3/28/2018
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Notes: Old Time tune in the key of G

Maid At The Spinning Wheel jig

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 11/27/2011
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Notes: Tuning: gDADE - 2C, capo at 2nd fret, 5th=g

Maid Behind The Bar

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 11/4/2012
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Notes: Double-D, capo at 2nd fret, 5th=a, aDADE

Maid Behind the Bar

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AllanJ, updated: 9/3/2015 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: The A part is quite easy, but the B part I found tricky - getting the high 'b' and keeping the pedal going. I've tried to arrange the B part to make the left-hand fretting as efficient as possible so that it can be played at 'session speed'! I shift (left hand) position on the open strings at the last beat of the 1st bar, after first beat of 2nd bar, last beat of 2nd bar, 2nd beat of third bar (going to a half bar on the 9th fret) etc.

Maid behind the bar

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jo Ban, updated: 5/19/2016
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Notes: A classic Irish reel. Adapted in double C capoed 2. I love it !

Maid Behind the Bar, The (standard)

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 3/13/2016 - 4 Member Comments
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Notes: Here is an almost bare bones arrangement (standard notation) for the traditional reel in D major. Notice how I use an F# in spots (not the usual B-note). I've also changed a commonly played triplet (B-part) to two 16th notes followed by an 8th note, which has more punch, less bounce, than the triplet. It's called a "treble" no matter how it is notated.

Maiden's Prayer

Genre: Traditional  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 3/18/2016
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Notes: From Bob Willis

Maj. Min. Dom7 moveable Chords

Genre: Unknown/None Chosen  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Tuning: Chicago (DGBE)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by cb56, updated: 6/9/2017
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Major Scale Diagrams

Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by bumblecrow, updated: 11/9/2012
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Notes: Major scale maps for the complete 22 fret fingerboard.

Major Scales (all notes)

Genre: Other  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Corwyn, updated: 9/24/2012
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Notes: Ascending scales with all possible fingerings; all major scales.

Major Scales for Banjo Sample

Genre: Other  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Jacob Underwood, updated: 3/29/2017
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Notes: Here is a sample tab of the G major scale and C major scale for banjo. The question of scales comes up often, so this demonstrates my approach to teaching scales. You may play scales on single strings. However, that doesn't have much practical application for bluegrass playing. The idea is to play rolls, so, I believe scales should be practiced that way. Here is the simple rule to follow: never play the same string twice in a row; never use the same finger twice in a row.

Makar's Prayer - Zelda Wind Waker

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Tuning: Tenor Irish (GDAE)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Munnlos, updated: 10/21/2015 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AoVMnw_Kyr4

Make me a channel of your peace

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 11/3/2013
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Malaguena page one

Genre: Classical  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: Gm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mark W Andersen, updated: 6/17/2016 - 1 Member Comments
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Måltidssång (Dinner Song) - old Swedish song

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 3/4/2012
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Notes: This is an old Swedish song by the troubadoure Carl Michael Bellman. It was composed around 1790. Here played in clawhammer style.

Mama Don't 'Low (clawhammer)

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 10/20/2011 - 1 Member Comments
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Mama Don't 'Low (thumb lead)

Genre: Old Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 11/1/2011
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Mama Don't Low

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by stan, updated: 7/22/2012 - 4 Member Comments
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Notes: a fun tune for everyone to take a break on!

Man From Newry

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Julian44_4, updated: 2/1/2016
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Man of Constant Sorrow

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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Man of Constant Sorrow

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by crishergirl, updated: 5/9/2012
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Notes: This is in the style of the music from the movie "O brother where art thou".

Man of Constant Sorrow

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by stan, updated: 8/1/2012
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Notes: Playing style would be Ralph Stanley but that wasn't a choice!

Man of Constant Sorrow (CH - double C tuning)

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 9/1/2012
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Man of Constant Sorrow (CH - sawmill tunin

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Tuning: Sawmill (gDGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 9/1/2012
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Manchicken

Genre: Unknown/None Chosen  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 9/5/2014
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Notes: Noam Pikelny

Mansion just over the hilltop

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Steelydan, updated: 8/16/2013
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Notes: Tabbed a version of "I have (I've got) a mansion just over the hilltop. It's played in the key of C (C-F-G) with the banjo tuned to G. Capo 2 and your playing in D. This is 3-finger Scruggs style and is played relatively slow (I've embedded a Ricky Van Shelton Youtube version) and included lyrics.

Mansion Over The Hilltop

Genre: Traditional  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jethro Aberdeen, updated: 8/26/2013 - 3 Member Comments
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Many a Mile - Eddie Adcock

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Other  Key: A  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by James Stiltner, updated: 1/27/2013
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Notes: Text window must be maximized for easiest viewing.

Manzanita

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Other  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by rdiesel007, updated: 4/11/2010 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: the song goes out of the banjos low register, but who cares. its sure fun to pick!

Manzanita (for BANJO!)

Genre: Unknown/None Chosen  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Dm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by MartinLuther1960, updated: 1/23/2014
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Notes: I took the Manzanita Guitar transcription that was here, added a banjo staff and basically copied everything over initially... If I lost a note due to being out of the banjo's register (C natural or an A, on the low end), I moved that note UP an octave... In the end, I found that a lot of what was being played 'in position' was just as easy, if not easier, to play in open position... In those few cases, I moved those parts to the open position, making sure simultaneously, that they 'fit in' with what preceeded and followed those sections, for smooth playing throughout... I also found that the addition of a few hammers and pull-offs (slurs) made certain passages flow better, so I added those... I could never have figured this tune out by ear alone, so Rick Diesel's copy from a guitar original helped get us on the road and on the right path... The rest fell on my 40+ years experience playing guitar, reading music, transcribing experience and finally banjo playing ability... And being very familiar with Tony's amazing musical senses and guitar playing abilities... I genuinely hope this now Tabledited piece helps the folks who seek it out... MartinLuther1960

Maple Leaf Rag

Genre: Ragtime  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by BanjoSampler, updated: 11/2/2013
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Maple Leaf Rag 2


Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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Marching Jaybird

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 12/12/2014
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Marching Jaybird (thumb lead)

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Open D (f#DF#Ad)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 10/24/2011
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Marching Through Georgia

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by ianhobba1, updated: 9/3/2010 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: I heard this tune played on the banjo clawhammer style on an album 'Folk Banjo Styles' and wanted to play it Scruggs style and it seemed to fall out in C Tuning....

Marching Through Georgia as played by Mark Johnson

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by ChuckJo, updated: 3/4/2013
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Notes: Marching Through Georgia was written by Henry Clay Work in 1865 to celebrate the Union "March to the Sea" led U.S. Major General William Tecumseh Sherman from November 15, 1864 to December 21, 1864 culminating in the capture of the Port of Savannah. Mark recorded Marching Through Georgia with Emory Lester for the CD, Acoustic Rising, released on the Mountain Home label in 2006. On the CD, Mark told me, he placed a capo on the 5th fret of his banjo tuned in double C (gCGCD) raising the banjo's pitch to the key of F. To make my job of transcribing this tune into tab easier, I asked Mark to play without the capo.

Marie

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006
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Marino Casino

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Jo Ban, updated: 4/16/2015
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Notes: From the Dubliners.

Marple Leaf Rag

Genre: Ragtime  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Gontii, updated: 2/1/2010
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Notes: Marple Leaf Rag Music Scott Joplin

Martha White Theme - live

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 3/31/2015
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Martin Wynn's (b minor) Reel

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 7/16/2011
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Notes: Double-D, capo at 2nd fret, 5th = #f, #fDADE

Mary Did You Know

Genre: Classical  Style: Classical  Key: Cm  Tuning: Cm (gCGCEb)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jethro Aberdeen, updated: 1/4/2013 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: A modern favorite Christmas tune written by Mark Lowrey with variations for each verse. A haunting but beautiful song and arrangement, enjoy.

Mary had a little lamb

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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MASH (Song from M*A*S*H)

Genre: Popular  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Bm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 9/4/2013 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: This is my version of the theme from M*A*S*H, also called "Suicide is Painless". I is in the key Bm, which seems to fit better than than you expect.

Mason's Apron

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by tfaux, updated: 5/28/2014 - 1 Member Comments
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Mason's Apron

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by fevercreek, updated: 6/3/2014
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Notes: Based on tfaux's (thanks) tabbed/played version but in A.

Mason's Apron - Co. Clare version

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Key: G  Tuning: Tenor Irish (GDAE)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 2/25/2016
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Notes: In gratitude to Mike Keyes. This version (G) is based on Micho Russell's (Co. Clare) tin whistle version in F.

Mason's Apron, The

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 12/18/2017
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Notes: This Irish fingerstyle version (G) is based on Micho Russell's (Co. Clare) tin whistle version in F. It has a bit of a lilt to it, and is not played too fast. It's a laid-back two-part version that can stand on its own or go with other tunes.

Mason's Apron, The

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 12/17/2017
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Notes: Here is a nine-part-contest version of the famous Scottish reel—not for the faint of heart. I have it in G, but obviously, it can be capoed to A. These are advanced Irish fingerstyle variations (G tuning) that use ornamentation in the form of triplets, inspired by legend Anthony Sullivan, who pioneered 4-string variations in A (GDAE tuning). In that same spirit, I have added (optional) chords and a fancy ending that is reminiscent of frenzied fiddlers bringing the tune home. One doesn't have to play all nine parts, and they can be combined and re-combined to suit one's taste; in other words, make this tune as long or as short as you want.

Masons Apron

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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Matterhorn

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by dUSA, updated: 12/17/2014 - 1 Member Comments
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Matterhorn - The Country Gentlemen

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by OvrTheTop, updated: 3/11/2013
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Notes: Tab with lyrics included. No solo's tabbed out from the song.

Matthew by John Denver

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by dpetervan, updated: 2/8/2011 - 5 Member Comments
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Notes: My attempt at arranging this great song. I tried to duplicate some of John Sommers up the neck stuff. Please feel free to modify/comment/criticise......always helpful to have other ideas! Re-edited and improved by Tom Arri and Harold Streeter

Mayor Harrison's Fedora

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 8/28/2013
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Notes: Double-d, capo at 2nd fret, 5th=g, gDADE

Maysville

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 4/1/2014
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Notes: aDADE tuning, tune alternates between C and A minor

McAlpine's Fuseliers

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Tenor Irish (GDAE)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Shamrock, updated: 10/23/2009 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Simple melody with tabs

McBride's

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JLouis, updated: 4/16/2017
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Notes: From Christy Moore's group "Moving Hearts" and later covered by Canadian group "Leahy"

McGyver Theme Song

Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Toppy, updated: 11/8/2011
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MclLMOYLE's Reel

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 11/26/2010
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Notes: Capo at 2nd fret (5th at 7th or peg up) aDADE

Me And Bobby McGee

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 7/15/2012
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Me And Bobby McGee (clawhammer)

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 7/15/2012
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Meadows of Dan

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Sawmill (gDGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JanetB, updated: 9/3/2016
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Notes: An original tune by Alice Gerrard who collected songs and played with old-time Virginia musicians.

Melancholy Mel

Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Dm  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by littleton, updated: 8/13/2017
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Meloon's Tune

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006
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Menuett in G_Mozart

Genre: Classical  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by BanjoSampler, updated: 9/8/2009
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Notes: Classical music on banjo

Meriweather

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 1/29/2011
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Notes: Tuning - gDADE

Merlin

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006
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Merrily Kissed The Quaker

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AllanJ, updated: 6/3/2011 - 1 Member Comments
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Merriweather

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JanetB, updated: 2/4/2016 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: From the playing of Kentucky fiddler Jake Phelps. I've posted Merriweather in two different tunings (and have seen more than two different spellings of her name!).

Metric Lips

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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Mexican Ride

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Cm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Banjowen, updated: 9/29/2009 - 4 Member Comments
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Notes: A self-penned tune in the key of Cm which has a Mexican/Spanish flavour....

MGMT - Kids

Genre: Other  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by travis92, updated: 4/28/2011 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Electronic song transposed to the banjo?

Michael Turner's Waltz

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AllanJ, updated: 10/8/2010 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Very popular session English session tune.

Michelle

Genre: Popular  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Duc7, updated: 1/19/2012
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Notes: Here's a fairly easy arrangement of a Beatles classic in a chord melody style. The verse is in D and the chorus is in Dm. Don't let the chord names scare you, they're mostly two or three note shapes, with not too many big stretches. Hope you enjoy it!

Michelle

Genre: Popular  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: F  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Devon Wells, updated: 10/1/2012
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Midnight Flyer

Genre: Rock  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Nick Danger, updated: 1/1/2014 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Done in the style of the Eagles recording, this tab combines the first and second banjos of Bernie Leadon's studio playing.

Midnight on the Water

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mwblake, updated: 8/30/2009 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Beautiful slow waltz in D major

Midnight On The Water

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by eagleisland, updated: 11/9/2013 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Don Borchelt posted a lovely arrangement of this song a while back. Always good to have several versions to choose from, dontcha think? This arrangement is a little simpler than Don's and should be easier for newer players to grasp.

Midnight on the Water

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by littleton, updated: 7/29/2017
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Midnight Ramble

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Dave Nauman, updated: 6/8/2010
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Midnight Ramble

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Cwiiis, updated: 5/1/2015
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Notes: Transcribed from Poison Lies volume 4.

Midnight Ramble

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by CCABanjo, updated: 4/3/2016
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Midnight Special

Genre: Folk  Style: Other  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by adamsk, updated: 5/4/2015 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Played 3 finger (not Scruggs). Includes three slightly different versions of the song.

Mighty Dark to Travel

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjott, updated: 3/21/2015
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Notes: Mighty Dark to Travel as played by Charlie Cushman on this YouTube video. (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AJE3Vf4_2I0) If you notice something wrong with the tab, please let me know. Tabbed by Tabito (no pun intended).

Mike in the Wilderness

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mark Johnson, updated: 8/23/2011
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Notes: From the fiddling of John Morgan Salyer.

Milk Cow Blues (two finger thumb lead style)

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by janolov, updated: 10/30/2011
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Milkweeds

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Am  Tuning: Sawmill (gDGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Crandall, updated: 8/9/2012
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Notes: This is an original piece I wrote for a friend's movie. It uses some drop-thumbing as well as some plucks on the open 1st string to fill in the gaps. I also included standard notation, in which the ties show hammer-ons or pull-offs. Enjoy!

Miller's Cave

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by corcoran, updated: 8/15/2015
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Notes: As played by Don Stover and by J. D. Crowe.

Miller's Maggot Jig

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 12/5/2011
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Notes: Double-D, capo at 2nd fret, 5th=g, gDADE

Miller's Reel (key of G version)

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 5/17/2013
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Notes: Double-D, capo at 2nd fret, 5th=g, gDADE

Milonga para as Missoes

Genre: Other  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Em  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by luanmoldanmotta, updated: 7/24/2017
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Notes: This music is a brazilian southern one, from the genre Milonga, also popular at Uruguay, Paraguay and Argentina. It is originaly for accordeon, but I did an arrange for banjo.

Minor Swing


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Minor Swing

Genre: Jazz  Style: Other  Key: Am  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by smitchinson, updated: 10/20/2014
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Notes: This is my try at transcribing Django Rheinhardt note for note onto the banjo. A good learning experience. First 2 rounds of Minor Swing in Am. Standard tuning with 5th string capo'd to A. mp3 on my music page.

Minor Swing (banjo Break)

Genre: Jazz  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Am  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Devon Wells, updated: 10/11/2014
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Minstrel Boy

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Dave Nauman, updated: 11/24/2014
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Minuet

Genre: Classical  Style: Classical  Key: Am  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Aronson, updated: 3/31/2013
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Notes: This piece by English composer Henry Purcell (1659-1695) is easy to play.

Minuet 2 in G

Genre: Classical  Style: Classical  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Ian_banjo, updated: 7/23/2011
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Notes: This is another minuet in G from the Anna Magdalena notebook.

Minuet du S. Leclair

Genre: Classical  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by stigandr5, updated: 1/30/2012
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Notes: An arrangement for clawhammer banjo of a tune found in an 18th century Welsh fiddler's manuscript. This tune is #51 in "Alawon John Thomas," a modern edition of the manuscript. Edited by Dr. Cass Meurig. This tune is most likely John Thomas's interpretation of a minuet written by Jean-Claude Leclair.

Minuet in G


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Minuet In G

Genre: Classical  Style: Classical  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjovy, updated: 9/22/2009
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Notes: was a keyboard piece included in the Notebook for Anna Magdalena Bach and often attributed to JS Bach(BWV Anh.114)

Minuet in G

Genre: Classical  Style: Classical  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Ian_banjo, updated: 7/23/2011 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: This is the famous minuet usually ascribed to Bach and it is found in the Anna Magdalena notebook. However, nowadays it is usually attributed to Christian Petzold. Thanks to Liam (Bilbo 1) for that information. You can see me playing this in my videos, but without the guitar accompaniment.

Minuet in G

Genre: Classical  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by tfaux, updated: 11/14/2011
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Notes: Duet clawhammer arrangement of a Bach minuet, in G.

Minuet in G

Genre: Classical  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by drifter, updated: 1/13/2013
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Notes: Good piece to practise arpeggio or pull offs (if you prefer that technique)

Minuet in G (J.S. Bach)

Genre: Classical  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by ronh2510, updated: 8/29/2011
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Notes: Here's a Tab of a great classical piece by J S Bach, Minuet in G. I have a YouTube clip of me playing this arangement for you to refer and use a s a learning aid. Search Youtube for 'stratpac' Have fun. Ron H

Minuet in Gmin

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Classical  Key: Gm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Ian_banjo, updated: 7/23/2011 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: This is another minuet from the Bach Anna Magdalena notebook. However, it now looks as if it was by Christian Petzold as a companion piece to the popular minuet in G major.

Miss Lucy Long

Genre: Old Time  Style: Minstrel (Stroke Style)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by ManfredK, updated: 1/8/2017
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Notes: from the Briggs' Banjo Instructor 1855

Miss McCleod's Reel

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by delmando, updated: 5/14/2013
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Notes: ( AKA "Did you ever see the devil uncle Joe?" )

Miss McCloud

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JLouis, updated: 10/12/2017
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Miss McLeod's Reel

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AlBanjo38, updated: 3/1/2018
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Notes: Melodic (Not exactly Scruggs)

Miss McLeod's Reel

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Open D (f#DF#Ad)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AlBanjo38, updated: 4/10/2018
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Notes: Melodic (Not exactly Scruggs)

Miss Monroe’s Jig

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JLouis, updated: 10/29/2017
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Miss Murphy

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Jo Ban, updated: 4/16/2015
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Notes: O'Carolan's tune

Miss Noble

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Jo Ban, updated: 4/16/2015
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Notes: O'Carolan's tune

Miss Redmond's Hornpipe

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Julian44_4, updated: 2/1/2016
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Miss The Mississippi And You

Genre: Other  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 12/6/2015 - 1 Member Comments
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Missing You All the Way Home

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by eleshiacatherine, updated: 5/26/2016 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: This tune was written by Hilarie Burhans and Jane Rothfield. Janet Burton has very generously edited my hand written tab and converted it to tef and pdf.

Mississippi Palisades

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jack_beuthin, updated: 4/17/2016
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Mississippi Sawyer

Genre: Traditional  Style: Other  Key: D  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by hum, updated: 2/25/2011 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: More tabs at www.davehum.com

Mississippi Sawyer

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

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by AndyW, updated: 1/13/2018 - 3 Member Comments
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Notes: An edit of Dan Levenson's Kitchen Sink arrangement.

Mississippi Sawyer (thumb lead - open C tuning)

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Open C (gCGCE)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 10/24/2011
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Mississippi Waltz - Noam Pikelny

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: F  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Mooooo, updated: 1/5/2018 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: From the Noam Pikelny Plays Kenny Baker Plays Bill Monroe CD. I included Chords for your Granny. Here's a link, Break starts at the 1:43 mark have fun https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oOuE-HnEmUc

Mississipppi Sawyer

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by kevinwholmes, updated: 12/28/2010 - 1 Member Comments
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Missouri Mud

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jack_beuthin, updated: 1/31/2016
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Missouri Road

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A#/Bb  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by dholland, updated: 2/1/2013
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Notes: Fiddle tune by Kenny Baker in key of Bb. Great tune that I've never heard anyone play. Hopefully this will spur someone on. The PDF files are for page 1 and 2.

Mist Covered Mountains Of Home Waltz

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Am  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 4/9/2017
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Notes: A-modal, capo at 2nd fret, 5th=a, aEADE

Mist On The Mountain

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Am  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 2/21/2012
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Notes: Double-D with the 5th tuned "g" - gDADE. Close match with Brian Duncan's fiddling

Misty


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Misty (Ray Stevens Arrangement)

Genre: Popular  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Studebaker Hawk, updated: 10/2/2009
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Notes: Based on the playing of Mark Casstevens, this is the banjo arrangement from the Ray Stevens recording. You'll need to capo all the way up to the 7th fret to match the recording.

Model Prisoner

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 6/9/2006
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Modes in G (finger exercise)

Genre: Other  Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 6/22/2006 - 2 Member Comments
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Modra breakdown

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Sagar, updated: 4/24/2011
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Notes: Writer Cyril Kovac modified by Lee Marcus

Modra breakdown original by Cyril Kovac

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Sagar, updated: 4/24/2011
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Notes: Original version composed by Cyril Kovac

Mole in the Ground

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by trick420, updated: 1/4/2011 - 3 Member Comments
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Mole In the Ground

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by rsbanjodog, updated: 3/26/2013
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Mole In The Ground (thumb lead)

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Open D (f#DF#Ad)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 10/24/2011 - 1 Member Comments
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molly and ten brooks

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by banjo321, updated: 8/29/2016
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Notes: Two breaks and fill end licks for Bill Monroes classic tune

Molly and Tenbrooks

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by corcoran, updated: 3/10/2016 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: M&T is a traditional song that Bill Monroe arranged and made his own. A number of great banjo players have tackled it: Earl Scruggs, Don Stover, Bill Keith, Craig Smith, J. D. Crowe, Lamar Grier, and the list goes on. I have tabbed out 3 breaks, 2 down the neck and 1 up the neck (a la Don Stover). Have fun.

Molly Bloom


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Molly Bloom 2

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006
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Mona Lisa

Genre: Popular  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by tom nelson, updated: 12/2/2011
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Money for Nothing Dire Straits

Genre: Rock  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by CBSplayer, updated: 1/13/2014
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Notes: Mark Knopfler's intro to Money for nothing. Sounds really cool on banjo.

Money Musk (from Briggs' Banjo Instructor 1855)

Genre: Old Time  Style: Other  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 6/2/2012
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Notes: This is from Briggs' Banjo Instructor, published in 1855. In the original notation the banjo was tuned dGDF#A, and the tune was played i D major. I have transcribed it to aEAC#E (standard G tuning with capo on second fret) to play in the key of A, which seems to be the most common key for other versions of Money Musk.

Money Musk (from Henry Reed)

Genre: Old Time  Style: Other  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 6/2/2012
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Notes: From the fiddling of Henry Reed and collected by Alan Jabbour

Monique

Genre: Jazz  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Em  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Laurence Diehl, updated: 12/10/2010
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Notes: This is the melody only to the tune Monique which can be found on my page. Tabbed out by my good friend winnipegbanjoman (Nestor).

Monkey in a Dog Cart plus 2 more

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by carlb, updated: 5/7/2016
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Notes: Three tunes in different tunings published in the Banjo Newsletter in October, 1978. Monkey in a Dog Cart - gCGce Spotted Pony - aDAde Liberty Off the Corn Licker Still - gDGde

Monrobro


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/23/2006
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Monroe's Hornpipe

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by CCABanjo, updated: 3/18/2012 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Two of the midi files are for "play along" to help with your timing while practicing the tune (one at 90 bpm and the other at 120 bpm).

Monroe's Hornpipe

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by corcoran, updated: 7/27/2013
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Notes: This is another classic fiddle tune written by Bill Monroe that is an excellent vehicle for the banjo. I have tabbed out a relatively straightforward arrangement with nothing too flamboyant. I included two versions of the B part, the first up the neck and the second down low. Both work well, but I have found that the second is easier to play when poor lighting on stage prevents me from seeing the position markers on the neck.

Monroe's Hornpipe

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Other  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by thomgus, updated: 3/27/2017
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Notes: Noam Pikelny's melodic version of this Kenny Baker classic.

Mooi Anna

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Henry Egelmeer, updated: 10/17/2013
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Notes: when we, my teacher and me, were playing we stumbled upon a traditional from our own region in the Netherlands and it was quite easy tot translate it into clawhammer

Moonglow

Genre: Jazz  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by BanjoSampler, updated: 9/8/2009
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Notes: Popular jazz standard arranged in chord and melodic styles

Moonlight Sonata

Genre: Classical  Style: Classical  Key: Cm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by tom nelson, updated: 6/22/2012
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Notes: My short simple modest attempt at a great piece of music. If you have something better please post it.

Moonlight Sonata (L. v. Beethoven)

Genre: Classical  Style: Classical  Key: C#/Dbm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by janolov, updated: 3/10/2011 - 4 Member Comments
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Notes: This is a transcription of Beethovens Sonata No. 14 "Moonligh" Op. 27, No. 2. The original piano version contains a bass line, a triplet accompaniment, and a simple melody line. This is the "triplet accompaniment and melody" transcribed to banjo, in the original key C# minor.

Moonlight Sonata Beethoven Sonata 14

Genre: Classical  Style: Classical  Key: Em  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by MauriceHaire, updated: 10/3/2016
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Notes: transposed to Em from C#m Check it out on my You Tube Channel bluegrass banjo

Moonshiner


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Mordechai's Tree

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Tuning: Open Gm (gDGBbD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Daniyel ben-Asher, updated: 2/2/2013
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Notes: Hey everyone, this is my latest tune... Its not an environmentalist piece, its about a hanging tree! Please feel free to modify, tweak, and otherwise make it your own, but if you do, give me a holler and let me hear what you've done with it! Enjoy :)

Moreton Bay

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 5/13/2014
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Morning Drive

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/8/2006
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Morpeth Rant

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AllanJ, updated: 2/22/2014 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Dance tune from the North of England.

Morrison's

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Em  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JLouis, updated: 3/23/2015 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Another setting of the famous Morrison's Jig. excerpt from from a tunebook yet to come: "JIGGIN’ BANJO”, dealing with non-conventional music from irish jig to ragtime in the clawhammer style

Morrison's Jig

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Bob Frost, updated: 2/17/2010
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Notes: The "Other" playing style is three-finger melodic.

Morrison's Jig

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: Em  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by smitchinson, updated: 10/17/2014
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Notes: Another popular Irish session tune. Standard tuning. Bit of a workout in the B part, but worth the effort.

Morrow County Blues

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jkramer14, updated: 9/16/2009 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Tuning is f# ADAD. Tune the D string way down to an A, the G string way down to a D, B string to and A, and the 5th string to an f#. This is a realy nice tuning for playing in D and doing some oldtime tunes. Tuning is from Dwight Diller and the tune is an original song I wrote for the boys down in Morrow County, Ohio. Enjoy, Jeff Kramer

Motel Henry

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by heronhawk, updated: 3/21/2015
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Notes: Tuning is open G capo 2 (aEAC#E). This is a Quebecois tune written by Jean-Claude Mirandette. Pascal Gemme has a nice slow fiddle tutorial for it at this link: http://pascalgemme.com/tradquebec/Louis-Cyr-motel-Henry/

Mountain Dew


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Mountain Dew


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Mountain Dew

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Buxton, updated: 8/27/2014
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Notes: From Martha White show

Mountain Dew

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 3/29/2014
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Notes: A transfer of Kevin Burke's GP5 version to tabled it.

Mountain Dew - Marshall Brickman - Eric Weissberg

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mooooo, updated: 3/21/2018 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: How I hear Marshall Brickman's breaks from the Deliverence Soundtrack and New Dimensions in Banjo and Bluegrass LPs. Here's the Tune I am using: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sPVx1g0w3Js

Mountain Flower

Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by ak_banjo, updated: 3/1/2016 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Tune I wrote a while back. The X's on the tab are simply brush skips. I put them in instead of just having rests because it emulates the sound of the thumb hitting the head (or the fingerboard if you are frailing up on the neck) during playback in Tabledit. Moderate amount of drop-thumb. *UPDATE* added guitar and bass backup

Mountain Laurel

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by dskeigley, updated: 10/18/2014
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Mountain/Don Reno


Posted by SCFActg, updated: 8/26/2012
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Mouse In The Kitchen

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Minstrel (Stroke Style)  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jkacur, updated: 5/14/2015 - 5 Member Comments
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Notes: Open G capoed at the 2nd fret. This is a jig, so Main stresses are on 1 and 4 Lesser stress are on 3 and 6 and all the above are played with the "M" finger (whether that be the Index or Middle finger for you)

Mouse in the kitchen

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Jo Ban, updated: 5/5/2015 - 4 Member Comments
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Notes: Another version of this jig. G tuning capo 2

Mouse in the kitchen #2

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Jo Ban, updated: 5/6/2015
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Notes: More stacatto, less legato, Thank you Tom. I am gonna work on the right hand and the speed now .... And I will change the tabledit file Key of A, Capoed at 2nd fret

Mouth of the Tobique

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Devon Wells, updated: 9/21/2009
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Notes: French Canadian fiddle tune. Mostly single string in the A section then a bit more melodic in the B. A lot of fun.

Mouth of the Tobique

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Duc7, updated: 1/25/2012
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Mouth of the Tobique

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by heronhawk, updated: 11/23/2015
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Notes: A Quebecois tune popular in the Olympia session. Inspired by Allison de Groot's accompaniment of Adrianna Ciccone on Adrianna's album 'The Back of Winter' (it's the first tune in a medley they call 'Two old times'). Sheet music is in the Portland Collection, volume 1.

Move Donkey

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Am  Tuning: Sawmill (gDGCD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by tfaux, updated: 11/14/2011
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Notes: A great first dropthumb tune, co-composed with my daughter and friend (both 10 years old.)

Moveable G6 Lick Set

Genre: Other  Style: Exercises and Licks  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 2/15/2018
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Notes: Count up 4 frets from the barre to get in position.

Mr Sandman

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by corcoran, updated: 12/16/2015 - 3 Member Comments
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Notes: Mr Sandman was recorded by the Chordettes in 1954, although it had previously been recorded by Vaughn Monroe -- no relation to Bill Monroe, I think – and his Orchestra in the same year. Steve Arkin has stated that Bill Keith had an arrangement of the song in the early 1960s, although I have never heard Keith’s version (and would love to, if anybody has a recording). In any case, several years ago I finally worked up an arrangement of my own, and I just got around to the tablature, posted here. It took me about one month to tab it out – a real pain – but I think I finally got it close to right. I borrowed the idea for the ending from an excellent tab by Jack Gentle Jr. (aka MickG) that was posted in the Tab Archive some years ago, and I gratefully acknowledge it here. When you work through the tab, you will find unusual D13 and D7 chord positions in measure 24 and elsewhere. Here I made use of Sonny Osborne’s brilliant creation of a pedal steel–like chord progression that he demonstrates in his Homespun Tapes video.

Mr Spike

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Banjowen, updated: 9/5/2009 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: A tune I wrote for a pet dog we once had, his name was "Spike", and he managed to reach the ripe old age of 21 (human years) and from then on we called him "Mr Spike"as respect, unfortunately he passed away shortly afterwards.

Mr. Bojangles

Genre: Unknown/None Chosen  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Texasbanjo, updated: 12/13/2011 - 2 Member Comments
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Mr. Isaac's Maggot

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by tfaux, updated: 2/1/2014
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Mrs. Maxwell

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JanetB, updated: 2/16/2017
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Notes: Judith Maxwell was a "planxty" written by the blind Irish harper Turlough O'Carolan. I believe it's the most upbeat tune of his I've learned.

Muddy Roads

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

Mulligar Races

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Key: D  Tuning: Tenor Irish (GDAE)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JAH, updated: 2/7/2016
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Murtough Mulloy

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjo24f, updated: 8/26/2013
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Music For A Foudnd Harmonium in D

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by BTS, updated: 6/28/2013
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Notes: Originally composed by Simon Jeffes of the Penguin Cafe Orchestra in the key of C. This version has been transcribed from the cover version by Irish trad group Patrick Street in the key of D. Guitar Pro & PDF versions.

Music For A Foudnd Harmonium in G

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by BTS, updated: 6/28/2013
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Notes: Originally composed by Simon Jeffes of the Penguin Cafe Orchestra in the key of C. This version in G is based on the cover version by Irish trad group Patrick Street who played it in the key of D. Guitar Pro and PDF versions.

Music for a Found Harmonium

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by davemacdon, updated: 5/18/2014 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: When I heard this, just had to get it in tab form. Was given this easier version in note format and have transcribed into tab (an octave higher). Tab and notes on the sheet. My first submission to the tab collection. I hope you like and comments welcome. Dave.

Music for a found harmonium

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jo Ban, updated: 4/16/2015
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Notes: Double D Tuning ( Capo 2)

Music for a Found Harmonium

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: C  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 5/19/2015 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: This quirky tune from the Penquin Cafe Orchestra has found its way into mainstream Irish and Celtic music as a reel. I've put it back to its original keys, and it can be capoed up two or four frets.

Music for a Found Harmonium

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: D  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 12/1/2015
Download: JPEG

Notes: I now have a harmony part for this, tab to follow. I had put it back to its original keys, and it can be capoed up two or four frets. Start with capo 2 for Irish Trad sessions because it begins and ends in the key of D. It's easy on the 5-string, and it’s a fabulous tune closert, a real crowd-pleaser. It works for Sharon Shannon among others.

Music for a Found Harmonium (Harmony)

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 1/7/2017
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Notes: Music for a Found Harmonium (Harmony), pages 1 and 2.

Music for a Found Harmonium (PCO standard version)

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: C  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 5/8/2016
Download: JPEG

Notes: Here's a snapshot standard arrangement that matches my tab of the same tune based on the original Penguin Cafe Orchestra version.

Music for a Found Harmonium (PCO tab version)

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: C  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 5/8/2016 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Here's a snapshot tab arrangement that matches my standard version of the same tune based on the original Penguin Cafe Orchestra version.

Music for a Found Harmonium (Shannon standard)

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: D  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 5/8/2016
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Notes: I play this on the 5-string in a dropped C-tuning, capoed up two frets. But it works on tenor banjo, and a variety of tunings can be used. Which instrument and tuning suits your style best?

Music for a Found Harmonium (Shannon tab version)

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Key: D  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 4/28/2016
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Notes: Now popular in Irish trad, this setting is based on Sharon Shannon's version. Notice the trebles.

My Best Friend

Genre: Country  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Don Borchelt, updated: 11/4/2013
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Notes: I worked up this tab of Don William's sentimental ballad in response to an appeal in the Tab Request forum. Here's the link to the discussion: http://www.banjohangout.org/topic/273079. The OP described himself as a novice, so I kept the banjo at a beginner/intermediate level. You do need to know how to move around up the neck with your basic closed chord forms, and it helps if you are a soft-hearted old goat, like the OP and I. I based the back-up very loosely on what the piano and guitar are doing on the video that was posted in the request thread.

My Cabin In Caroline

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by 5-String, updated: 12/30/2017
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Notes: This is a note for note transcription of how Earl Scruggs played this tune on the "Country Music" album, Mercury 20358, or The Bear Family's Flatt & Scruggs 1948-1959, disc 1. All lead breaks and backup are included. One item of interest is that, several times in this tune, Earl employs a pretty wicked lick that covers 3 chord positions (inversions of the same chord) to go from a I7 chord to a IV chord, and from a V7 chord to a I chord. You have to jump all over the neck to play it, and the distance your hand has to jump changes significantly, depending which transition you are playing, because the notes are much more closely spaced in the upper part of the neck, than in the lower part. It tends to foil muscle memory. The tab is written such that you can follow along with the recording. Adjust settings so that chords are displayed as letter names only, tab is displayed at 4 bars per line, and view is scaled to 16th notes. The blank 3 measures preceding each verse are skipped when the tab is played with the MIDI player, using the Reading List tool. They are only there to maintain the chord pattern such that each verse starts at the beginning of a line.

My Dixie Darling

Genre: Old Time  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Don Borchelt, updated: 3/9/2012
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Notes: This is my five string banjo interpretation of Mother Maybelle's guitar break on the Carter Family's My Dixie Darling, recorded in June, 1936 for Decca Records. Note the ghost hammers- this involves hammering on the 4th string, 2nd fret with the left hand without picking it first with the right hand. There is also some Reno style single string phrasing on the D chord.

My First Lover, Gillian Welch

Genre: Country  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: B  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by bagourk, updated: 11/26/2012 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: This song is great, Capo goes on 4, tune 5th string up to A. I couldn't find a tab of it, so I decided to make one myself. I hope this helps some people. Feel free to make any improvements, like a more comprehensive tab for the guitar part too would be nice.

My Funny Valentine

Genre: Popular  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: Bm  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by tom nelson, updated: 11/21/2011
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Notes: retune 5th string

My Get Up and Go Has Got Up and Went

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by bzanger, updated: 2/15/2014
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Notes: Lyrics Trad..Music Pete Seeger

My Grandfather's Clock

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by hum, updated: 1/1/2012 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Basic version of the tune emphasising the melody with the thumb - mostly 2 finger style.

My Grandfather's Clock

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Steelydan, updated: 10/14/2013
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Notes: My first attempt at Grandpa Jones tune "Grandfather's Clock" with lyrics and a link to a YouTube version to play along with. To ge the timing and feeling for the song, you should listen to Grandpa's version. It is played in the Key of A, so Capo up from G tuning or tune up to A. I added a page 2 for complete lyrics and the progression Grandpa plays with alternate measures. The chime measures are included but not needed, as well as the Rest measures.

My Homes Across The Blueridge Mountains

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by dbowman, updated: 10/11/2010 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: I noticed there was not a version of this great song in the BHO tabs. Added this version that is not particular to any players break....just the way I play it.

My Little Drum - A Charlie Brown Christmas

Genre: Popular  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 12/18/2015 - 1 Member Comments
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My Little Girl From Tennessee - Earl

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mooooo, updated: 2/1/2018
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Notes: Flatt and Scruggs, all three breaks and chords so that hot neighbor lady can play along. It is recorded in A flat, but you can play in G. Here's a link for reference, have fun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lQ8DK1BffLA

My little home in west Virginia

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JohanOhman, updated: 6/29/2012 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: A wonderful song by Bill Emerson. Played in A with capo.

My Love Is But A Lassie Yet

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: C  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Hannes Fehringer, updated: 9/12/2010
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My Mother Thinks I'm A Laywer - Noam Pikelny

Genre: Jazz  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: E  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jodebanjo, updated: 8/20/2014
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Notes: Great intro to this song. Enjoy

My Own House Waltz

Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by littleton, updated: 6/30/2017
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My Yellow Ginger Lei

Genre: Traditional  Style: Classic  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by kevinwholmes, updated: 9/23/2012
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Notes: "My Yellow Ginger Lei", basic version with variations from Dr. David Heaukulani's book "Ukulele Slack Key, Hawaiian Slack Key Styling"

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