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T for Texas (Blue Yodel #1) - Tom Adams

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: B  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by Mooooo, updated: 4/27/2018
Download: PDF

Notes: Great version by the Johnson Mountain Boys with Tom Adams on Banjo. It's a short break but a cool one. It's in B so capo up to 4 and spike your 5th string to b. There's chords for you and yo mama to pick. Here's a video so you can here how it goes, start the break at 1:42. Have fun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2rk_oi10JXw

Tab: Down Beside The Ohio, as recorded by Obray Ra

Genre: Old Time  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: F#/Gb  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by garry-tabedit, updated: 2/19/2011
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Notes: I have read that Obray plays a two figure style, but "Down Beside The Ohio" sounds closer to the recording when you use three finger rolls. I also love the way Obray just vamps on the verses allowing plenty of room for the vocal performance to shine through, and also allowing for the theme to used repetitively through out the song as solo breaks. I have just tabbed the intro, partly cos I only have a demo version of tab edit, and partly cos the instrumental breaks are just variations of this and he simply vamps the verses, using open G, D7 and C chords. Tab featured on my UK blog : http://banjosarecool.blogspot.com/2011/01/tab-down-beside-ohio-as-recorded-by.html

Tabledit Blank Banjo Chord Catalog

Genre: Unknown/None Chosen  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 7/25/2014 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: tabledit blank file with 70 5 string banjo chords for use in the CHORD MANAGER (Go to EDIT in the toolbar and scroll down to CHORD MANAGER to view.)

Tabledit Guitar Chord Catalog Template

Genre: Other  Style: Other  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 5/24/2014 - 5 Member Comments
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Notes: All Major minor and & 7th Chords

Tae Aberdeen

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by peter somerville, updated: 11/18/2010 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: I haven't heard this tune played much and i can't remember where i found it but it happens to work out really nicely on the 5 string, the double stops in the second part are good fun.

Take Five

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: Em  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 5/16/2015 - 3 Member Comments
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Notes: This tune has found its way into Irish traditional music circles, and I play it regularly with James Wickham (button accordion) at the Cryan's session in Carrick on Bannow, Co. Leitrim. James and I have moved it up to Em in a tune medley, followed by 'Ships are Sailing' and then a tune in D, depending, sometimes 'St. Anne's Reel' or 'The Maid Behind the Bar'. It always goes over well with the punters.

Take it Easy - The Eagles

Genre: Popular  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by LParker, updated: 9/16/2009 - 2 Member Comments
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Take Me Home Country Roads

Genre: Country  Style: Other  Tuning: Open C (gCGCE)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by pddngtn, updated: 3/28/2010 - 5 Member Comments
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Take me Home, Country Roads

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Andy Campbell, updated: 1/6/2012 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: This was a free download from the Jay Buckey site. www.jaybuckey.com I got it probably 6 or 7 years ago not long after I started. I can heartily recommend Jay's work as I have bought a few of his books over the years.

Take Me Home, Country Roads

Genre: Country  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jbickfor, updated: 5/22/2016
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Take Me in a Lifeboat

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by schlange, updated: 11/24/2014
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Notes: From Jack Baker, for our TOTW: http://www.banjohangout.org/topic/294944

Take Me In Your Lifeboat

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by CHaynie, updated: 11/26/2011
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Notes: Verse Break

Take me life and let it be

Genre: Other  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 8/24/2013
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Notes: easy 3-finger melodic - 2 arrangements, in G and in D

Take Me Out To The Ball Game

Genre: Popular  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by RB3, updated: 5/25/2017
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Take Me Out To The Ballgame

Genre: Popular  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 5/16/2017
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Notes: Melody line only

Take These Chains

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by John Harper, updated: 3/26/2010
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Notes: Great Hank Williams tune. Like the G7, C, A7 to D7 progression.

Take This Hammer

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/3/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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Take Your Foot Out Of The Mud

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 9/28/2012
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Notes: Double-D, capo at 2nd fret, 5th=g, gDADE (might be named "Jack, Take Your Foot Out Of The Mud" too.

Take Your Pick (Example Page)

Genre: Jazz  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Key: C  Tuning: Tenor Standard (CGDA)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by porterchrille, updated: 1/9/2011
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Notes: Chrille's Hot & Jazzy Melodies For The Tenor Banjo Vol. I is my first tenor banjo song book, in which I have arranged my favourite tenor banjo tunes. It is a sheet music book from a banjoist for other banjoists. These are the songs: Banjomania (Pete Madell), Bye Bye Blues (Traditional Jazz & Banjo Classic), I'll Get By (Turk & Ahlert), Marie (Irving Berlin), Pals, Just Pals (Dreyer & Ruby) & Take Your Pick (Pete Mandell). Here you have the chance to look inside the book and try to play an example page of "Take Your Pick". As always you have a CD with jazzy piano accompaniments for every song in three different speed levels. The perfect rhythm partner to play a long. Banjopower! Please visit: www.banjochrille.com Contact: mail@banjochrille.com

Talk of the Town/Don Reno

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by SCFActg, updated: 8/4/2011
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Talkin' To Myself

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/3/2006
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Tally Ho (TOTW)

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JanetB, updated: 4/6/2018
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Notes: Blanche Coldiron lived in Kentucky and played and taught old-time music all her life. The old-time Tune of the Week for 4/6/18 has links to learn more about her.

TAM LIN

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Cm  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjukebox, updated: 5/24/2013
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Tam Lin

Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Dm  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by littleton, updated: 12/20/2017
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Tam Lin (Glasgow Reel) I

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: Dm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 12/14/2017
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Notes: The Irish reel credited to Davey Arthur. This is a bare-bones setting for the tune with minimal ornamentation. The picking-hand fingerings have a purpose: maximum speed, so try to incorporate them and don't revert to TITI TITI patterns if you hope to play this at the fastest session tempos. I also put in fretting-hand fingerings as a courtesy. };^D>

Tam Lin (Glasgow Reel) II

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: Dm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 12/14/2017
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Notes: The Irish reel credited to Davey Arthur. This is a session-friendly setting for the tune with picking-hand ornamentation. The picking-hand fingerings have a purpose: maximum speed, so try to incorporate them and don't revert to TITI TITI patterns if you hope to play this at the fastest session tempos. I also put in fretting-hand fingerings as a courtesy. };^D>

Tam Lin (Glasgow Reel) III

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: Dm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 12/14/2017 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: This is an advanced setting for the popular Irish reel in D Minor, and as a courtesy, I have included fretting- and picking-hand fingerings. It's Celtic fingerstyle at its most elaborate, loosely based on Brian Conway's fiddle playing, a tune credited to Davey Arthur. This setting can be transposed further up the neck because it uses no open strings, so try E Minor, F Minor, G Minor, A Minor and B Minor; okay, C Minor is as high as it goes! };^D>

Tam lin (Glasgow Reel) Part A

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Rambling Banjo, updated: 8/6/2017
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Notes: You'll play each section of this song twice.

Tam Lin (Glasgow Reel) Part B

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Rambling Banjo, updated: 8/6/2017
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Notes: You'll play each section of this song twice.

Tam Lin (The Glasgow)

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: Dm  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by hum, updated: 9/6/2011 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: The web tells me that this traditional sounding tune is composed by and credited to Davey Arthur - Dublin born but now living in Edinburgh, Scotland. This TAB is my interpretation of the basic melody.

Tangier

Genre: Other  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Laurence Diehl, updated: 12/10/2010
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Notes: These are just the main motif ideas for the tune Tangier which can be found on my page. It is more or less in melodic style and uses what is sometimes called the Spanish Scale - G Ab B C D Eb F

Tangled Up in Blue

Genre: Popular  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Petey, updated: 7/9/2011
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Tarantella


Posted by schlange, updated: 5/3/2006
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Tater Patch

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by trick420, updated: 1/5/2011
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Notes: Transcribed from Hunter Robertson's Youtube Video. He does some embellishments too that aren't captured here.

Tater Patch (thumb lead and clawhammer)

Genre: Old Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 10/25/2011
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Notes: The first variation is thumb lead. The second variation is index lead or clawhammer.

Teaching the Banjo to Speak Welsh

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by stigandr5, updated: 1/29/2013
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Notes: Enjoy!

Tears Are Blinding Me

Genre: Other  Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/3/2006
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Tears in heaven

Genre: Rock  Key: C  Tuning: Tenor Standard (CGDA)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by pddngtn, updated: 1/3/2010 - 1 Member Comments
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Tears In Heaven

Genre: Popular  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Sagar, updated: 4/24/2011
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Notes: Eric Clapton arr for banjo by Cyril Kovac

Tecumseh Valley

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by BanjoTJC, updated: 3/24/2017
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Notes: This is a good song, fun to play too!

Teddy Bear's Picnic

Genre: Classical  Style: Classical  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by trapdoor2, updated: 8/3/2011 - 4 Member Comments
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Notes: This arrangement comes from a small booklet published in England...probably in the 1990's. It has no publishing data, no attributions but is a group of well-known 1890's tunes in TAB. I re-tabbed it out in TablEdit.

Teetotallers Reel

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/16/2007 - 1 Member Comments
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Telephone tune

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by heronhawk, updated: 5/1/2015
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Notes: This is one of the favorite tunes of our Olympia Quebecois session. The tuning is open G capo 2 (aEAC#E). The sheet music is in the Portland Collection vol 2.

Tell it to the Gov'ner- Bela Fleck

Genre: Other  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Dm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by arnon4, updated: 6/21/2011 - 3 Member Comments
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Notes: My first real project, this tab took me years to complete. I left out the solos, because there is a limit to my patience, not to mention time... Also, there are a few "holes" in the harmonica part, owing to the fact that I still don't now how to use Tabledit properly. Other that that, enjoy!

Tell Me True

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Dm  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by ssalter, updated: 7/14/2013
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Notes: Sarah Jarosz's Tell Me True. Double C tuning, but capo 2 to match the vocals in D minor.

Temperance Reel

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/3/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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Temperance Reel

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by KI4PRK, updated: 1/4/2010
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Notes: Here is a popular Irish tune that enjoys remarkable popularity among Bluegrass & Old-time musicians as well, Temperance (Teetotaller's) Reel. Although a good portion of the tune is in E minor, both parts end on a G chord, thus follows that it is in G major. Not quite a straight-forward piece, as I strove to include some of the little fiddle "rolls" in the tune, consisting of very quick hammer-on & pull-offs, as well as some hammer-ons & pull-offs where the melody goes below the low G string. Melodic style, with a couple instances of single-string. Has a Rhythm Guitar & Bass rhythm track. Have fun!

temperance reel

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by peter somerville, updated: 5/14/2012 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: some modern fingering in A part

Temperance Reel

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjoman 1, updated: 8/17/2013
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Notes: This traditional Irish tune goes great with a fiddle.............have fun........ Lynn

Temperance Reel

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjoman 1, updated: 1/28/2014
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Notes: This tune is a favorite of most Irish fiddlers and is done by bluegrassers as well.......Hope you like it.......Lynn

Temperance Reel

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjoman 1, updated: 8/21/2015
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Notes: A classic fiddle tune that lends well with the banjo ..........Hope you like it.....Lynn

Temperance Reel

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by corcoran, updated: 12/18/2015 - 3 Member Comments
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Notes: As best I can recall, I first heard this lovely traditional tune on Tony Rice’s initial solo album on Rounder Records (entitled “Tony Rice,” appropriately enough). There was no banjo break on the track – J. D., where were you? – and so I worked out a break that followed Rice’s chord structure (other versions may employ slightly different chords). I have posted the tab here. Note that the A part in the high break is shown in two flavors, one with a melodic twist and the other more single-string. Both are difficult, but, I hope, worth the effort.

Temperance Reel

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AlBanjo38, updated: 11/20/2017
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Notes: Melodic (Not exactly Scruggs)

Temperance Reel (The Teetotaller)

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 7/14/2014
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Notes: This transcription is pretty close to the setting I used for Mel Bay's Complete Book of Irish & Celtic 5-String Banjo (1998). The notes are the same, but the fingerings are slightly different.

Temptation Rag

Genre: Ragtime  Style: Other  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Patrick P., updated: 10/17/2013
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Notes: Tab done a LONG time ago using guitar pro ... Difficult but fun to play.

Ten Miles to Deep Gap

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/3/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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Ten Plagues

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/3/2006
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Tennesse Mine

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JohanOhman, updated: 10/26/2011
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Notes: This is the banjo intro to Tennesse Mine almost as played by Pete Schwimmer on the Sam Hill album " Haunted by a Memory".

Tennesse Stud


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Tennessee Banjo Man

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: B  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by dskeigley, updated: 11/18/2014 - 1 Member Comments
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Tennessee Breakdown - Don Reno

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mooooo, updated: 5/30/2018 - 5 Member Comments
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Notes: I recently heard Pete Vincze pick the heck out of this one on the Sound Off section of the Hangout and I just had to learn it, check it out. Here's Don Reno's version from the Instrumentals LP. Have fun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fmkyEnQ2BLA

Tennessee Hardwood

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Am  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mwblake, updated: 2/24/2017
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Notes: A great Aubrey Haynie fiddle tune which is gaining a lot of popularity at the sessions in Devon. This is a near transcription [without the pyrotechnics at the end of the 2nd time round the A part] of Bela Fleck's banjo break on Haynie's original recording on the album "A Man Must Carry On". Note the subtle change of chords (and thus the melody) in the second time round the A part and that the B part only goes round once. It's in regular tuning with capo II. I hope you like it!

Tennessee Mountain Fox Chase

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Open C (gCGCE)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JanetB, updated: 3/1/2016
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Notes: This tune was recorded in the 1920's and was an old-time Tune of the Week here back in September, 2014. Great tune and you can hear the fox hunt!

Tennessee Stud

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/3/2006
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Tennessee Stud

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by James Stiltner, updated: 4/29/2013
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Notes: Tab window must be maximized for best viewing.

Tennessee Wagoner

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjoman 1, updated: 8/22/2012 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: I learned this tune from listening to a great guitar version by Robert Schaeffer. hope you like it....

Tennessee Wagoner 2

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjoman 1, updated: 8/31/2012
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Notes: No inside rolls in this version

Tennessee Waltz

Genre: Popular  Style: Classical  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by tom nelson, updated: 5/6/2011
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Tennessee Waltz

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

Tennessee Waltz

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/30/2014
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Notes: For the TOTW, from Jack Baker.

Tennessee waltz

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by heronhawk, updated: 6/26/2015
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Notes: I was dancing with my darling to the Tennessee Waltz When an old friend I happened to see I introduced her to my loved one And while they were dancing My friend stole my sweetheart from me I remember the night and the Tennessee Waltz Now I know just how much I have lost Yes, I lost my little darling the night they were playing The beautiful Tennessee Waltz I was dancing with my darling to the Tennessee Waltz When an old friend I happened to see I introduced her to my loved one And while they were dancing My friend stole my sweetheart from me I remember the night and the Tennessee Waltz Now I know just how much I have lost Yes, I lost my little darling the night they were playing The beautiful Tennessee Waltz

Tennessee Wlatz

Genre: Popular  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Devon Wells, updated: 10/13/2009 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Open D tuning with high A. Play with a bounce. Enjoy!

Tequila Mockingbird

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/3/2006
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Tester


Posted by schlange, updated: 7/17/2015
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Texas


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


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


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

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

Texas Gales

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by delmando, updated: 3/6/2012
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Texas Gales

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by littleton, updated: 8/11/2016
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Texas Gals


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Texas Gals

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/3/2006
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Texas Gals

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by clawhammertim, updated: 8/30/2018
Download: PDF

Notes: Great Tune from Al Hopkins and His Buckle Busters. Also identically released by the same band with under the band name Hill Billies. Early recordings made in 1926.

Texas Quickstep

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 8/5/2011
Download: GIF

Notes: Double-D, capo at 2nd fret, 5th = a, aDADE

Thanks Mick! ©

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by kevinwholmes, updated: 5/20/2012
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Notes: 2-finger index lead, adaptable to other styles. Copyright Kevin W. Holmes 2011. Use for non-commercial (non-monetary gain) purposes permitted.

The 42 Pound Cheque

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Duc7, updated: 2/27/2016 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Here's a lovely little Irish polka that we often play with "John Ryan's" and "Dennis Murphy's" - not too difficult, mostly single string with some melodic. This is for you Lynn! Enjoy!

The Air I Breathe

Genre: Popular  Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 6/16/2006
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The Air Tune

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: Written by Lizz Carroll for the fiddle. I love this tune. Adapted for the banjo tuned in double C capoed 2

The Ashgrove

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjukebox, updated: 2/26/2016
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The Athol Highlanders

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Andy Campbell, updated: 10/23/2015 - 3 Member Comments
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Notes: As an attempt to convert the musical notation I use for playing 4 string . Also known as Athol Highlander, The Athol Highlanders, The Athol’s Highlander’s March, The Athole Highlanders, The Atholl Highlanders March, The Atholl Highlanders’ March, The Athyll Highlander, Duke Of Atholl’s March, The Duke Of Atholl’s March, Lord Athlone’s March.

The Bag of Spuds

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Am  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Petey, updated: 1/16/2013 - 2 Member Comments
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The Baltimore Fire

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/3/2006
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The Banks of the Ohio

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/3/2006
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The Bells of St Mary's

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 6/13/2006
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The Bells of St Mary's1

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 6/13/2006
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The Bells of St Mary's2

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 6/13/2006
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The Bells of St Mary's3

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 6/13/2006
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The Bells of St Mary's4

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 6/13/2006
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The Black Bear

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Tono, updated: 9/17/2010
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The Black Ribbon Band

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 4/1/2016
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Notes: 2-finger thumb lead. Aussie version of Black Velvet Band.

The Blackest Crow (thumb lead: 3/4)

Genre: Old Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 12/15/2015
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The Blue Goose

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 8/12/2011
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Notes: David Margolin - fiddle, Yigal Zan - banjo. Double-D with 5th = g, capo at 2nd fret, gDADE

The Boys of Blue Hill

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Petey, updated: 7/9/2011
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The Boys Of Bluehill

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Open D (f#DF#Ad)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AlBanjo38, updated: 3/22/2018
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Notes: Melodic (Not exactly Scruggs)

The Broken Drought

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Jared Reineck, updated: 4/27/2015
Download: JPEG

Notes: I've been getting a lot of emails about this lately, so I've decided to upload my tab for Noam Pikelny's "The Broken Drought." Tab was made from this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z9pBB-bcPME

The Broken Drought - Noam Pikelny

Genre: Jazz  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Fm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by barryhmiles, updated: 4/28/2017
Download: PDF | GUITAR-PRO

Notes: Cool tune off Beat the Devil record. Jared Reineck's handwritten tab helped alot so I put his name on it too (hope that's ok Jared).

The Buffalo Rag

Genre: Ragtime  Style: Other  Key: C  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by malvernsteve, updated: 1/12/2016
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Notes: This is a an arrangement of one of Tom Turpin's six published rags. There is a recording made in 1906 by Vess Osman available in the Library of Congress National Jukebox. http://adp.library.ucsb.edu/index.php/matrix/detail/200004556/B-3049-The_Buffalo_rag It's written in classic banjo style an uses gCGBD tuning. It's also in standard notation as I don't use tab but I have added fret numbers in parts to make it easier to work out. I'll upload an mp3 or midi of this arrangement, I've used the piano voice as the electron banjo voice sounds pretty awful.

The bulgarian thief

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by tschebelin, updated: 11/5/2010
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Notes: second tab is for guitar

The Butcher's Row/ The Old Man & The Old Woman

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by Jim Yates, updated: 1/24/2011
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Notes: Two tunes often played by Don Messer and learned from a book of his favourite fiddle tunes.

The Butterfly - Irish Tune

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Key: Em  Tuning: Tenor Irish (GDAE)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 2/12/2016
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The Cat and the Mouse

Genre: Traditional  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by tom nelson, updated: 4/9/2011
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Notes: Some good advice here

The Catalpa

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 5/11/2014
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Notes: Lead sheet plus tabs in G (gDGBd) and D (aDGBd)

The Catalpa: The Cabbage Tree Hat

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 4/1/2016
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Notes: 2-finger thumb lead. Tune 'Rosin the bow' used for two different Aussie folk songs. Capo on 5th fret, capo 5th string at 10th fret.

The Cave

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Richard Pickstock, updated: 10/19/2012
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The chanter song

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Jo Ban, updated: 4/27/2015
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Notes: A slow air, easy to play

The Chicken Dance

Genre: Other  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by ddale79, updated: 11/6/2011
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The Christmas Song

Genre: Other  Style: Other  Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by GBftp52, updated: 12/15/2012 - 8 Member Comments
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Notes: Here is my banjo version of the well known Mel Torme'/Bob Wells Christmas tune. I have now added the chords to the tablature, but you may prefer to substitute some of them. I rated it at expert because of a couple of tricky changes, but most of it is probably intermediate. Hope you like it.

The Christmas Song

Genre: Jazz  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G#/Ab  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by 5-String, updated: 12/5/2017
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Notes: This is my arrangement of my favorite Christmas tune, "The Christmas Song" by Mel Torme. The key is A flat (Ab hereafter), but it's not as bad as one might think. I discovered that if you drop the low D string down to a C, it sort of opens up the fretboard to the key of Ab. The low C note is the 3rd of Ab, and can be used as a drone. There are 2 G strings, which are the major 7th of Ab, and easily add a jazzy voicing to the Ab chord making it "Ab maj7". Also, the high G is a scale tone, so "melodic/Keith" style lines can still easily be played. The trickier part is in the 2nd section, where you have to play the melody and the bass line at the same time. The arrangement is meant to be played in a sort of ad lib style. This kind of timing was difficult to reproduce in TablEdit. It is reasonably close, but you can watch my video here on the Hangout to maybe get a little more realistic sense of the intended feel.

The Cliff Hornpipe (aka Virginia H'pipe)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/5/2006
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The cliffs of moher

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by tschebelin, updated: 11/5/2010
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The coast of Austria

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by tschebelin, updated: 11/5/2010
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The Collection - Dirt

Genre: Folk  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: Sawmill (gDGCD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by wby0001, updated: 4/21/2017
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Notes: intro riff. I don't think it's 100% right but it sounds similar at least.

The Coo Coo Bird - Clarence Ashley 1929

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Gm  Tuning: Sawmill (gDGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 4/24/2015 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: This is a transcription of Clarence Ashley's recording of the Coo Coo from 1929

The Coolin


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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The Cornhill

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/5/2006
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The Corporal


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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The Corporal

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/5/2006
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The Corporal

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Ian_banjo, updated: 8/4/2011 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: I tabbed this from an old book of Scottish fiddle tunes that someone gave me.

The Cove

Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by ak_banjo, updated: 3/5/2016
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Notes: Tune I wrote last night. Tab is sort of convoluted since I had to condense it in order to stay below 16 measures.

The Crow

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Giaour, updated: 2/15/2011 - 3 Member Comments
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Notes: This is TABLEDITed version of PDF found here. Thought I'd type it out for y'all!

The Crow

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by schlange, updated: 8/19/2014
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Notes: For our TOTW http://www.banjohangout.org/topic/289975/ from Jack Baker

The Crow

Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JanetB, updated: 9/27/2016
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Notes: Steve Martin wrote this tune and it seemed to become immediately popular, even winning him a Grammy CD. Here is a clawhammer arrangement of his 3-finger picking. In the key of C, it goes to a Dm in the last part -- a simple, but interesting tune.

The Crow - Steve Martin

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by arnon4, updated: 8/19/2014 - 1 Member Comments
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The Crow (up the neck break)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by fivestring61, updated: 4/21/2010 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: My version of an up-the-neck break for Steve Martin's "The Crow"....

The Cuckoo


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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The Cuckoo Bird

Genre: Old Time  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Gm  Tuning: Sawmill (gDGCD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Truje Luthier, updated: 9/13/2018
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the cuckoo's nest

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjo24f, updated: 8/25/2013
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The Dancing Eyes

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: a Sean Ryan’s Jig. Enjoy to play this tune.

The Darker the Night the Better I see

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mikejboulder, updated: 1/24/2017
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Notes: A great tune performed by the Gibson Brothers.

The Dawn

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Key: A  Tuning: Tenor Irish (GDAE)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JAH, updated: 2/11/2015
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The Dawn

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Key: A#/Bb  Tuning: Tenor Irish (GDAE)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JAH, updated: 2/11/2015
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Notes: As arranged by The Dubliners

The Death of John Henry - John Hartford

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mooooo, updated: 6/29/2018
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Notes: Nice and slow two chord song by John Hartford. I included all three breaks and both chords for your friend. Here's a reference video, have fun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OfQehi0UN6U

The Devil In New Jersey

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Dave Nauman, updated: 2/7/2010
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The Dirty Juice - The Dead South

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by coltoncrawford, updated: 7/26/2018
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The Drover's Dream

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 4/1/2016
Download: PDF

Notes: 2-finger thumb lead.

The Drunken Sailor (hornpipe)

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Key: Gm  Tuning: Tenor Irish (GDAE)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by BobGooday, updated: 10/25/2017
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The Drunken Sailor (hornpipe)

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Key: Gm  Tuning: Tenor Standard (CGDA)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by BobGooday, updated: 10/25/2017
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The dying stockman (i.e. cowboy)

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: aDGBD  
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 5/11/2014
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The Elsinore Rag

Genre: Ragtime  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Devon Wells, updated: 4/6/2013
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The English Dance

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Faro, updated: 4/22/2017 - 3 Member Comments
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Notes: Based on guitar version by John Renbourn. Originally a 13th century piece

The Entertainer

Genre: Ragtime  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Gontii, updated: 2/1/2010 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: The Entertainer Music Scott Jopline

The entertainer

Genre: Unknown/None Chosen  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by drefoss, updated: 12/23/2012
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The Evesdropper

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AllanJ, updated: 1/18/2015 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: A popular Irish jig that fits rather well on the 5-string.

The False Fox and the Goose

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by srselby, updated: 5/4/2010
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Notes: I composed this tune to accompany the lade Middle English song lyrics, "The False Fox and the Goose"

The False Fox and the Goose

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by srselby, updated: 5/4/2010
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The Fiach Jig

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 9/4/2016
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Notes: Double-D, capo at 2nd fret, 5th=a, aDADE

The Fiddler's Welcome to the Shetland Islands

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Ron Cody, updated: 9/5/2016
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Notes: As played by Ron Cody on his c Celtic album "The Talking Rake" in a set with the Masons Apron.

The First of June

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by john fincher, updated: 10/26/2009
Download: JPEG

Notes: This a traditional English hornpipe that was popular in Sussex. I have tabbed a pretty basic version here.

The First of June (2)

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by john fincher, updated: 10/26/2009
Download: JPEG

Notes: This is a lightly ornamented version. A gentle emphasis on beats 1 and 3 helps it swing along.

The Flowers of Edinburgh

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/5/2006
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The Flowers of Edinburgh

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/5/2006
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The Flying Dutchman

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Am  Tuning: Open Gm (gDGBbD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Duc7, updated: 7/1/2014 - 3 Member Comments
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The Foggy Dew

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Gm  Tuning: Sawmill (gDGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by MissKristen, updated: 1/16/2018
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Notes: This is a traditional Irish melody from the 1800s arranged for clawhammer style on five string banjo. The now-famous lyrics were written around 1919 by Canon Charles O’Neill and deal with the Easter Rising of 1916. Those that are familiar with their Americana music should be aware of the heavy influence of Celtic music on traditional Appalachian music and this tune lends itself very naturally to clawhammer playing and in fact it sounds very similar to traditional mountain tunes. The tune is traditionally played slowly as it is a solemn and mournful piece, particularly with O'Neill's lyrics, but I think it sounds better at a higher tempo when played clawhammer style.

The Fun's All Over

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Joe Larson, updated: 7/12/2016
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Notes: I came across this tune on YouTube while doing a search for Tennessee Wagoner. It shouldn't be confused with The Fiddler's Drunk And The Fun's All Over which is apparently a completely different tune. Here's link to the video https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nduSWPoVJPc

The funny mistake

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Jo Ban, updated: 4/27/2015
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Notes: A very simple slip jig, easy to play.

The Game That I Can't Win

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/5/2006
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The Gander's Strut

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by kevinwholmes, updated: 12/28/2010
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The Geese in The Bog

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/5/2006
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The Girl I Left Behind Me

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 12/29/2007 - 1 Member Comments
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The Girl I Left Behind Me

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by BANJOJUDY, updated: 8/23/2012
Download: JPEG - Download from banjohangout.org

Notes: Tab is for gDADE, a non-standard tuning, but close enough to G.

The Girl I Left Behind Me - John Hartford

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mooooo, updated: 6/30/2018 - 3 Member Comments
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Notes: John Hartford's banjo has 2 extra frets. He uses the 24 fret a few times. If reach your pinky up above the last fret, no one will notice it. There's chords so you can pick with that girl you're gonna leave behind. Have fun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ho--xC7KKXo

The Girl I left in Sunny Tennessee - Johnny Clark

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mooooo, updated: 4/27/2018
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Notes: Bill Clifton and the Dixie Mountain Boys tune with Johnny Clark on the 5-String. It's a great song for singing, I included the words, chords and even the melody notes for the chorus so you can play along with both of your friends. Here's a video sound file, have fun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J2zLPTTIKkI

The Girl In The Valley

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: B  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by dskeigley, updated: 8/12/2013
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The girls of the Shamrock shore

Genre: Folk  Key: Em  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 5/2/2014
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The Golden Vanity

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by rrode, updated: 12/29/2013
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Notes: This version is based upon the singing of Pete Seeger with the verse influenced by other versions where the captain doesn't betray the brave boy.

The Good Lord - The Dead South

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by coltoncrawford, updated: 8/30/2018
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The Gravel Path

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by BanjoGat, updated: 2/20/2013
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Notes: A traditional Scottish fiddle tune in the key of A (Dorian).

The Great Lakes

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by kellyweeks55, updated: 10/16/2012
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Notes: This is a tune that I wrote that can help you work on brush-skips in the clawhammer style.

The Great Remember

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mark W Andersen, updated: 6/15/2013
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The Great Speckled Bird

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by caloscalzo, updated: 9/17/2009
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Notes: I was told that this song was public domain now. This tab is based off of Roy Acuff's version.

The Green Fields of America

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Minstrel (Stroke Style)  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jkacur, updated: 5/14/2015 - 8 Member Comments
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Notes: I would call the playing style melodic clawhammer. I didn't show the high drone. In Irish fiddle music there aren't a lot of places to add that, but in this piece just about every quarter note sounds good with an added high drone for variation. This one is fairly simple, beginner's should try to tackle it too. I will add a video sometime soon, but was anxious to share my tab with the world first. Enjoy!

The Grey Ghost

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by corcoran, updated: 5/4/2017 - 3 Member Comments
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Notes: In addition to being one of the all-time great bluegrass banjo players, Bill Emerson is a prolific composer. The Grey Ghost is one of his better known pieces, a nifty variation of the tune Dixie. TGG also employs a clever double-thumb technique, which as far as I know Emerson originated, to produce a delightful and rhythmic melodic sequence. You will first see it in measure 3, and it is worth studying. The tab is my version of TGG, inspired by but by no means note-for-note faithful to Emerson’s various versions -- he has recorded it at least 3 times that I know of. Note that the chord structure of the B Part in the second break changes a bit, which reflects the version of TGG on the 2011 album "Eclipse" by Bill Emerson. Added on 4 May 2017: I have updated the tab for Bill Emerson’s The Grey Ghost. The change is the addition of an up-the-neck break to the A part of the second break. This tune is admirably suited to playing up the neck. The left-hand fretting can be a tad tricky, and I recommend using your index finger to barre the 1st and 2nd string at the 12th fret and holding it there until the transition to the C chord, in measure 38. To fret the 5th string at the 14th fret, I use my ring finger.

The Guns of Navarone (Main Theme)

Genre: Popular  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Davey Mac, updated: 11/11/2010
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Notes: A little bit of tricky right-hand fingering, but nothing to worry about. The tune is supposed to repeat into itself then start again in the key of "A" -- I've so far been unable to work out how to do that without stopping and whacking a capo on the second fret! Any imput/suggestions welcome!

The Harvest Home

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Open D (f#DF#Ad)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AlBanjo38, updated: 4/15/2018
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Notes: Melodic (Not exactly Scruggs)

The High Road

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Em  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mwblake, updated: 10/27/2013
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Notes: This is from a Tim O'Brian song which was played as an instrumental by Bryan Sutton on one of his albums. It has a really interesting B part. I have included a guitar and harmony mandolin part with this arrangement, but have muted them in midi options, to clarify the banjo. I love this tune. Latterly it has been covered by The Infamous Stringdusters. Enjoy... Martin

The House of the Rising Sun

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Em  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Yzzyxz, updated: 11/12/2016 - 1 Member Comments
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The hut on Staffin Island

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by heronhawk, updated: 9/18/2015
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Notes: Double D tuning (aDADE). This is the first tune in a medley by Alasdair Fraser and Natalie Haas that they call 'The high reel set'. The name of the tune is 'The hut on Staffin Island'. The sheet music is in the Portland Collection volume 2.

The Irish Washerwoman

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by Tono, updated: 9/17/2010
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The Irish Washerwoman

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by drifter, updated: 12/24/2012
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Notes: Clawhammer version of this well known jig.

The Iron Man

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Duc7, updated: 1/22/2012
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Notes: Here's one for all you strathspey fans - a classic by the "Strathspey King", J. Scott Skinner. It's a mix of single-string and melodic, but not too tricky, once you get used to the dotted rhythms. Enjoy! Skip Holmes.

The Jig Is Up /Trischka

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Adgardad, updated: 3/16/2010
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Notes: A quirky tune off of one of Tony Trischka's early recordings. It can now be found on the compilation "The Early Years". This tune is in 7/4 time, with the rhythms mostly broken down as 123/1234. I got the guitar chords close and it will at least give you a clue as to how it might sound played with others. Definately listen to the recording!

The Jig of Shannon Gibbons

Genre: Bluegrass  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Joseph Newns, updated: 7/26/2010 - 1 Member Comments
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The Johnson Boys

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by James Stiltner, updated: 10/15/2013
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Notes: Tab window must be maximized.

The Kerry Bag

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Key: G  Tuning: Tenor Irish (GDAE)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Ceili, updated: 10/5/2011
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Notes: A reel composed some years ago, good to play after the Stream.

The Kesh

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 The Bothy Band

The Kesh Jig

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/8/2006
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The Kesh Jig

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AlBanjo38, updated: 5/28/2018
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Notes: Melodic (Not exactly Scruggs)

The Kruger Brothers - Instrumental

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jodebanjo, updated: 9/29/2016
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Notes: Not sure what this song is called. Only ever found it on Youtube: https://youtu.be/O8qqrnvYU0c?t=6m19s

The Kruger Brothers - Jack of the Wood

Genre: Popular  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Open C (gCGCE)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Jodebanjo, updated: 9/13/2013
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Notes: This is a pretty accurate tab of Jack of the Wood. Version 2 with more accuracy.

The Kruger Brothers - Night Sky

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Gm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Jodebanjo, updated: 11/13/2013
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Notes: Including all solos.

The Lake - Kruger Brothers

Genre: Classical  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jodebanjo, updated: 2/10/2015
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Notes: I've not written out the entire song but all the parts are there.

The lark in the morning

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by tschebelin, updated: 11/5/2010 - 1 Member Comments
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The Last Cold Whiskey

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by skoobee, updated: 7/17/2010
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Notes: My current favourite tune - it's in a weird tuning f#DF#AD and written by Paul Brown. My take on the tune from Ken Perlmans Clawhammer Style Banjo book.

the last kiss

Genre: Rock  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by tom elder, updated: 8/4/2010
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The Last Thing On My Mind

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Open D (aDF#Ad)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by GBftp52, updated: 5/24/2013 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: This is a long-time favorite tune by Tom Paxton first recorded around 1964. I have played around with this song on the banjo in different keys over the years. While not an exact representation of the melody, I have always favored the D tuning banjo sound on this song. Hope you like it.

The Leaving of Liverpool

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by bingaling, updated: 1/9/2012
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The Legend

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/8/2006
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The Legend (1st break)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/8/2006
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The Legend (2nd break)


Posted by schlange, updated: 5/8/2006
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The Legend(3rd break)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/8/2006
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The Lick

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Ian_banjo, updated: 6/23/2013
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Notes: This is a standard lick characteristic of J D Crowe and many others. Needs practice to fit it in correctly.

The Lights of Home (Banjo Lead)

Genre: Other  Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/8/2006
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The Liliting Banshee

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Am  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Old Hickory, updated: 12/12/2017 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: My 3-finger arrangement of this traditional Celtic fiddle tune. My band plays this as the middle tune in a 3-tune "set" (or medley) of Doonybrook Fair, The Lilting Banshee and Out on the Ocean. I've posted tabs for all of these.

The Lion Sleeps Tonight

Genre: Unknown/None Chosen  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 7/15/2014 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: here is an arrangement of the Tokens' hit The Lion Sleeps Tonight. The tab shows several examples how to play melody, rolls, and back-up. It is not necessary to learn all variations, just choose one and learn it.

The Little Drummer Boy

Genre: Traditional  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Devon Wells, updated: 11/21/2011
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Notes: Arrangement moves from key of G to D and back to G. Go nuts.

The Lord's my shepherd "D"

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 10/27/2013
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Notes: Sung in 'F', capo at 3rd fret, capo 5th string at A.

The Lord's my Shepherd 'G'

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 10/27/2013
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THE LUCKY ONE

Genre: Country  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by Freddie.D.Holt, updated: 4/20/2012 - 1 Member Comments
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The Maid Behind the Bar

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 2/11/2013 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: These are variations on the first four measures in Celtic fingerstyle banjo.

the man of the house

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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The Mason's Apron

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Dave Nauman, updated: 2/7/2010
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The Mason's Apron

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Ron Cody, updated: 9/5/2016
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Notes: As played on my album The Talking Rake in a set with The Fiddlers Welcome to the Shetland Islands.

The Masons Apron

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjoman 1, updated: 1/28/2014 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Lotsa tripletts but fun to play............Lynn

The Master's Plan

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/8/2006
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The Merry Blacksmith

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/8/2006
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The merry blacksmith

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by tschebelin, updated: 11/5/2010
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The Merry Blacksmith

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Open D (f#DF#Ad)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AlBanjo38, updated: 4/8/2018
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Notes: Melodic (Not exactly Scruggs)

The Monaghan jig

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Em  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jo Ban, updated: 7/14/2016
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Notes: A nice classic Irish jig in 4 parts.

The Monkey Dance (The Monkey Folio)

Genre: Jazz  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Key: Cm  Tuning: Tenor Standard (CGDA)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by porterchrille, updated: 1/9/2011
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Notes: In these special issue, you have fantastic monkey sounding tunes, like "Down In Jungle Town", "Monkey Business", "The Monkey Dance", "Tiger Rag" and many more... As always a piano accompaniment on CD in three different speed levels gives you wonderful backing tracks. Banjopower! To get to know what the "Monkey Rhythm" and "Djungle Sound" sounds like, you can try an example page of my favourite apesville tunes "The Monkey Dance". With Piano accompaniments on CD in three different speed levels for each song. Please visit: www.banjochrille.com Contact: mail@banjochrille.com

The mooncoin jig

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by tschebelin, updated: 11/5/2010
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The Mountain Lick

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Exercises and Licks  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 11/22/2016
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The Mountain Road

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Tuning: Tenor Irish (GDAE)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JAH, updated: 8/29/2015 - 1 Member Comments
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The Musical Priest

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Tuning: Tenor Irish (GDAE)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JAH, updated: 7/11/2015
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The name of Jesus

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 10/22/2013
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Notes: Sung in F, capo on 3rd fret and 5th string at 10th fret.

The New Country - The Kruger Brothers

Genre: Classical  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Jodebanjo, updated: 3/18/2014
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Notes: Update 3/18/14: Small changes

The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - CH backup

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by janolov, updated: 6/7/2018
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The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down - clawhammer

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by janolov, updated: 6/7/2018
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The North Cove

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Gm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjohn2, updated: 7/23/2016 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: This arrangement has fiddle, banjo and rhythm guitar. It should be fairly close to the playing of Blue Highway

The old bark hut

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: aDGBD  
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 5/1/2014
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The Old Bush

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by heronhawk, updated: 5/6/2017
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Notes: 'The Old Bush' is a Celtic reel popular with pipers. The recording here is me playing clawhammer banjo and Jesse Partridge on fiddle and guitar. The tune uses C-natural and C-sharp in the A and B parts. The key is D-mixolydian

The old copper plate

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Am  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jo Ban, updated: 4/22/2015 - 3 Member Comments
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Notes: An old Irish reel. Can be played as a hornpipe.

The Old Country Church

Genre: Traditional  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by BanjoNick, updated: 3/18/2011
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Notes: Open G tuning with Capo on 2nd fret and hook 5th string at 7th fret

The Old Gray Mare Came Tearing Out of the Wilderne

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by corcoran, updated: 5/9/2012
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Notes: As played by Bobby Thompson in Bill Monroe's recording, capoed up to A. One could quibble, I suppose, with my interpretation of the B part beginning in measure 18, where I show the notes as played on a single string (third string second fret to third string open) as opposed to melodic style (fourth string seventh fret to third string open) to achieve the same sequence of notes. I don't know for sure which way Bobby Thompson played it, but I find the single-string approach to be easier to play.

The Old Home Place

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/8/2006
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The Old Home Place

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/8/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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The Old Home Place

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A#/Bb  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by JohnP, updated: 7/14/2010 - 3 Member Comments
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Notes: This is my first attempt at TablEdit. This is pretty close to J.D. Crowe's 1975 recording of The Old Home Place, with The New South. This is the first opening break. Standard open G tuning. (capo 3rd fret) Enjoy, John Pospischil, 2010 www.fellswoopband.com

The Old Home Place

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A#/Bb  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by phb, updated: 3/21/2018 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: This is a transcription of the version found on J.D. Crowe & The New South.

The Old Home Place2

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/8/2006
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The Old Home Place3

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/8/2006
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The Old Home Town

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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The Old Home Town

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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The Old Mountaineer

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Dave Nauman, updated: 2/7/2010
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The Old Rugged Cross

Genre: Popular  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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The Old Rugged Cross

Genre: Other  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jethro Aberdeen, updated: 4/27/2010
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The Old Woman S--t In the Haymow

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Am  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Dave Nauman, updated: 8/5/2011
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The Open Road

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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The Orphan Train

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Ian_banjo, updated: 5/23/2014
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Notes: I learnt this Utah Phillips song from a Dry Branch Fire Squad album, but the banjo break is my own.

The Overlander

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 5/3/2014
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Notes: Tabs in C (double C tuning) C (drop C) and D (aDGBd)

The Pirate Queen

Genre: Other  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: A#/Bb  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 7/21/2014
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The Possum Song

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by SixBs, updated: 10/30/2013
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The Prayer (Celtic Woman vsn)

Genre: Popular  Style: Other  Key: D  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 11/27/2013
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Notes: tab to accompany a soloist. 3 finger classical based on bluegrass elements. composed and sung in F. For Tenor/Soprano, Capo at third fret, others play in D. Lead sheet, banjo arrangement and lyrics.

The Pub with no beer

Genre: Country  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: aDGBD  
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 5/11/2014
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Notes: TAB in D and in A plus lead sheet

The Queen's Approach

Genre: Rock  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by ssalter, updated: 7/13/2013
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Notes: The banjo lick from "The Queen's Approach", from The Decemberists' album, "The Hazards of Love."

The Rebels Raid

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jorta, updated: 6/6/2012
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Notes: The Rebel's Raid is a popular jam tune around here. Tried a new approach to this one - got it as close as I could to "by ear" and then transcribed what I thought I was playing. Used William Stepp's version as original source.

The Recap - The Dead South

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Am  Tuning: Open Gm (gDGBbD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by coltoncrawford, updated: 7/29/2018
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The Reconcilation Reel

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by NOLScgp, updated: 2/25/2011
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Notes: A Melodic and single string version, any suggestions please let me know! drbtabs@gmail.com

The Rights of Man

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 4/17/2006
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The road to Errogie

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jo Ban, updated: 4/16/2015
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Notes: Composed by Adam Sutherland

The Road To Knoxville

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JohanOhman, updated: 10/26/2011
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Notes: This is an attempt to transcribe Graham Sharpe's banjo break from the Steep Canyon Rangers' album Mr. Taylor's new home. It should be played in A, with a capo, but I transcribed it in G...

The Rose in the Heather

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: D  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by smitchinson, updated: 10/14/2014 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Traditional Irish session tune. In D, standard tuning with 5th string capo'd to A.

The Route

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by JanetB, updated: 8/24/2016
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Notes: This version of The Route, originally published in George P. Knauff's Virginia Reels book in 1839, comes from Alan Jabbour via Henry Reed. A fun little tune in the "mixolydian mode."

The Ryebuck shearer

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 4/27/2014
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The Savoy Rag (Plectrum Edition)

Genre: Jazz  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Key: F  Tuning: Plectrum Standard (CGBD)  
Posted by porterchrille, updated: 1/9/2011
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Notes: "The Plectrum Folio" includes popular classics for the plectrum banjo. Songs, like "Somebody Stale My Gal", "Take Your Pick", "The Savoy Rag", " I Cannot Give You Anything But Love", "Foochow's Shanghai" and "Banjomania" are playable arranged. Here you can try an example page of "The Savoy Rag". As always you have a piano accompaniment on CD in three different speed levels. Please visit: www.banjochrille.com Contact: mail@banjochrille.com

The Sea Of Life

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: B  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjo_don, updated: 5/14/2012
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Notes: This is the tune Sea Of Life off Doyle Lawson an Quick Silver, Terry Baucom's break as close as I could get enjoy banjo_don

The Silver Spire

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 7/7/2014
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Notes: Here's the very popular reel which I played up-the-neck at slow speed for beginners on Easy Irish and Celtic Session Tunes for 5-String Banjo: Best-Loved Jigs and Reels. This tablature is slightly different from how it is transcribed and played in that collection, but the notes are the same. Please find my Mel Bay Celtic collections (200 tunes) here: http://www.melbay.com/Author/Default.aspx?AuthorId=37876

The Skater's Waltz

Genre: Other  Style: Classical  
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/9/2006
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The Sloe

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by asphillips, updated: 9/19/2011
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The South Wind (Irish Tenor Banjo)

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Key: G  Tuning: Tenor Irish (GDAE)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by albert52, updated: 9/23/2011
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Notes: I play this both on tenor banjo and my converted 6 string oversize jazz guitar to tenor guitar.
Notes within the transcript of tuning for the guitar.
Hope you enjoy

AJ

The Spanish Cloak

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by BanjoGat, updated: 2/19/2013
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The Squirrel Hunters

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by john fincher, updated: 2/16/2011
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Notes: Straightforwrd version in Sandy River Belle tuning moved up one tone.

The Squirrel Hunters

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Sawmill (gDGCD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by trick420, updated: 6/25/2011
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Notes: Been listening to John Hartford's Wild Hog in the Red Brush a ton lately, so I thought I would figure a few out. This is adapted from the fiddle music. Sawmill tuning, Capo 2. Some challenging ASPO's in here, so I set it to expert.

The Star of Munster

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: Am  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 5/16/2011 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: This classic Irish reel is in A Dorian mode, not A minor. It's from my first self-published book, 25 Traditional Irish & Celtic Tunes for the Bluegrass Banjo Player (1994).

The Star Spangled Banner

Genre: Traditional  Style: Other  Key: C  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 10/29/2017 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: simple melody

The Strawberry blossom

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jo Ban, updated: 4/16/2015
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Notes: Double D tuning (capo 2)

The Stream

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Key: Em  Tuning: Tenor Irish (GDAE)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Ceili, updated: 10/5/2011
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Notes: A reel composed some years ago good to play before the Kerry Bag

The Streets of Lorredo

Genre: Traditional  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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The Strokes - Reptilia

Genre: Rock  Style: Other  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by travis92, updated: 4/28/2011
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Notes: some tricky parts in the solo...

The Swallowtail Jig

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: Em  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by hbj, updated: 10/26/2014
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Notes: Melodic version in standard tuning. Video lesson can be viewed here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=CWbZBXTLQVk&list=PLCjqFknWF4yGXhT_xx2mB1VTJ1TiVjIi-

The Sweet By and By

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjofrog, updated: 8/23/2010
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The Tarbolton

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: 4-String (Tenor/Plectrum)  Key: Em  Tuning: Tenor Irish (GDAE)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mary Lovett, updated: 8/12/2016
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Notes: An asterisk above a note indicates a triplet.

The Teetotaler (Temperance Reel)

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by boyratchet, updated: 5/24/2012 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Based on the playing of an accordionist I heard on a compilation I found at the library. In the recording, the rhythm doesn't sound so straight. Time is bent and stretched in all sorts of delightful ways.

The Teetotaller

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 5/3/2016 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Twenty-four variations on the Opening Phrase using the three general kinds of Celtic decoration (rhythmic, melismatic, intervallic) in various combinations.

The Tennessee Waltz

Genre: Popular  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by mwblake, updated: 3/15/2013 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Great tune, with a few tricky-ish chokes and more than 3 chords!

The Train that Carried My Girl From Town

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by DarrenJ, updated: 3/30/2017
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Notes: This is my first full-length tab, so I'm sure it's in no way perfect. I used the youtube video where The Earls of Leicester are playing an a darkend room with a single lightbulb. Charlie has a couple variations in the video of them under a tree, notabily in m.9-11 and the ending. All the x's are open and very subtle. Charlie is an expert at bring out the melody notes and backing off the filler notes. There are others, but I just chose to include those marked. Feel free to message me with corrections!

The Trip to Sligo

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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The Twilight Zone

Genre: Other  Style: Other  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 12/18/2015
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Notes: This is something I do occasionally for comic relief during a performance. Thank you Rod Sterling, one of the coolest guys on earth at the time, wait was he on earth? I dedicate this to my mother who didn't like for me to watch it, too many sleepless nights! p.s. This tab takes the banjo to the outer limits, oops I mean upper limits. enjoy

The Tylor's Twist Hornpipe

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 9/9/2012
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Notes: Double-C with a capo at 2nd fret, 5th=a, aDADE

The Unclouded Day

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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The Unquiet Grave

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Gm  Tuning: Open Gm (gDGBbD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjukebox, updated: 9/6/2016
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The Valley

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Gm  Tuning: Open Gm (gDGBbD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by gazzaj, updated: 5/24/2011 - 3 Member Comments
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Notes: 3 finger old time style. My take on this haunting piece.

The Volunteer

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by heronhawk, updated: 11/11/2014
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Notes: This tune is popular in the Olympia Irish sessions. The dots are in the Portland Collection Volume 2.

The wedding ring

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by tschebelin, updated: 11/5/2010
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The Whale

Genre: Folk  Key: Am  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 5/9/2014
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Notes: Lead sheet, and melody in standard notation and TAB

The White Cockade

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjoman 1, updated: 3/30/2012
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Notes: Dedicated to Earl Scruggs........He gave us the roadmap

The Wild Rover

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 5/9/2014
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Notes: Melody (standard notation), lyrics, TABs for 2 different versions. 1st tune is in G, 2nd tune is in D (aDGBd)

The Wind that Shakes the Barley

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AllanJ, updated: 10/5/2014 - 1 Member Comments
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The Wind That Shakes The Barley

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Open D (f#DF#Ad)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AlBanjo38, updated: 2/28/2018
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Notes: Melodic (Not exactly Scruggs)

The World is Waiting for the Sunrise

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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The World is Waiting for the Sunrise

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise — Twin Banjos

Genre: Jazz  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by KI4PRK, updated: 1/26/2010
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Notes: Here's an old pop/jazz standard from the 40's (me thinks?), "The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise" arranged for — wait for it... — Twin Banjos! There are two breaks, on both breaks Banjo #1 plays the melody, and Banjo #2 does harmony. But on the first, the harmony part is a low harmony — Baritone banjo, if you will — and on the second, there's a high harmony, or "tenor" banjo (not the 4 string kind with 17 or 19 frets!). I would say that the melody part can be played admirably as a single banjo piece. If doing "The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise" as a duet, make sure you follow the tab *exactly* for the best possible sound. If you improvise a little, the banjos can clash. Hopefully this will also inspire more banjo duets with harmony. If you're feeling really bold, try getting your buddies to do lead, baritone, AND tenor — TRIPLE banjos! It does work, and sounds cool, although the melody gets buried in the harmony. The second Tabledit file has the Triple banjo parts. Has a Rhythm Guitar & Bass rhythm track. Have fun!

The World Is Waiting For The Sunrise/Don Reno

Genre: Popular  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by SCFActg, updated: 8/18/2011
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The Wrath of Cairo (Where Does the Future Go?)

Genre: Other  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Em  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Devon Wells, updated: 1/31/2011
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Notes: Piece I wrote for my son. The audio is up on my homepage if you want to hear it.

The Wreck of the Old 97

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by KI4PRK, updated: 9/6/2009
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Notes: The Wreck of the Old 97 in drop C tuning. There may be a few minor errors in the tab, this is an older tab of mine which I made before I'd fully gotten the hang of tabbing tunes. Still, a good version with an ending I learned from an anonymous banjo player that works well in the key of C, standard tuning as well as this drop-C version. The first repeat is the melody. The second is basically an alternate melody and banjo licks with very little semblance to the real melody.

Theme Time

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Duc7, updated: 9/13/2011
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Notes: Here's a great Bill Emerson/Jimmy Martin tune that's fairly easy and fun to play!

Theme Time

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by schlange, updated: 7/9/2014 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: From Jack Baker, for our TOTW: http://www.banjohangout.org/topic/287532/

Theme Time -- Variations

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by corcoran, updated: 8/27/2015 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Bill Emerson wrote and recorded Theme Time before he joined Jimmy Martin, and then he recorded it again while in Martin's band. It is a standard in jams. Jack Baker posted an excellent tab of TT in July 2014, as the TOTW. My tab provides some variations on the standard version and is the way I have played it for several decades.

Themetime

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by the.hogman, updated: 11/17/2011
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Theory

Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by banjonoise, updated: 5/14/2012
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Notes: MODES Scales and chord progressions etc...

There Aint Nobody Gonna Miss Me... - Paul Craft

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mooooo, updated: 12/21/2017 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Another Jimmy Martin Tune, probably with Paul Craft on Banjo or maybe Porky Hutchins. I have included both banjo breaks and backup to the first verse and chorus as well as the chords for your guitar buddy. If you have chrome go to the gear icon and select "speed 0.5" then you can learn at half speed. Here is a sound source so you play along and learn: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ljbfGEpTUA Have fun

There Is A Time

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by rbfour5, updated: 1/10/2016 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: My version of Doug Dillard playing "There is a Time", from the "Live Almost"

There is none like you

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 10/21/2013
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Notes: Sung in F - capo at 3rd fret, capo fifth string at 10th fret

There is Power in the Blood

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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There is Power in the Blood

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jmoliver, updated: 3/29/2013
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There'll Never Be Another You

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Jacob Underwood, updated: 1/22/2015
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Notes: This is the tablature for my banjo intro for the song "There'll Never Be Another You," which was co-written by me and my dad, and is on the 2014 Bluegrass Express project "In Our Own Words." I felt like this song could've been on the "Jim & Jesse Today" album, so I made use of some of my favorite Allen Shelton licks. "The Road Ends," which is the first single from the project, can be heard in my mp3 archive. The full album can be ordered at www.bluegrassexpressband.com.

There's a Land that Is Fairer than Day

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by blanham, updated: 8/20/2011
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Notes: I have recorded an MP3 of this tune, which is on my Banjo Hangout home page. AKA: The Sweet By and By.

There's More Pretty Girls Than One

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Think of What You've Done

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: B  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjojason88, updated: 6/11/2013 - 1 Member Comments
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Think of What You've Done

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by corcoran, updated: 8/29/2015
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Notes: A classic by the Stanley Brothers (or is that the Carter Brothers, Ralph and Stanley?). The tab opens with the chorus and then proceeds to the verse, and you might find some stuff of general usefulness therein.

Think Of What You've Done

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by HOWDYDOODY, updated: 12/18/2016
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Third Man Theme

Genre: Ragtime  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Thommybear, updated: 10/4/2011
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This is my desire (I give you my heart)

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 10/23/2013
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This Is The Day (That The Lord Has Made)

Genre: Other  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: E  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Banjo Jordan, updated: 4/8/2014
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This Land Is Your land

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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This Land Is Your land

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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This Land Is Your Land

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 6/13/2006
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This Land is Your Land

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by rossnickerson, updated: 10/11/2012
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Notes: An easy version of This Land is Your Land from the free tab page at BanjoTeacher.com

This Land is your Land

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Steelydan, updated: 8/8/2013 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: A simplified version of Woody Gutherie's classic. A more complex version can be heard, along with midi file, and a backup version @ Mike Iverson's Free Tab page: http://www.bluesageband.com/Tabs.html. I have no idea which key he plays in, but it's in the standard G tuning and it sounds good in any key.

This Land Is Your Land - UTN

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by kmwaters, updated: 2/15/2014 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Up The Neck break for this old tune.

This Morning at Nine

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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This Old Highway


Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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This Train

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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This World is not my Home

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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This World is not My Home

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jethro Aberdeen, updated: 5/10/2010
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Those Memories

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Three Thin Dimes

Genre: Old Time  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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Three Thin Dimes

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjukebox, updated: 6/11/2018
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Notes: Capo up 2 to aEAC#E

three-finger


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Through the Gates

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mwblake, updated: 11/23/2015 - 10 Member Comments
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Notes: This is my melodic arrangement of a lovely tune by Russ Barenberg, which has recently been the theme tune for "The Transatlantic Sessions". It's a transcription of Russ Barenberg's initial guitar break, but due to the limited range of the banjo, it has to be played an octave higher. It's a trifle tricky in places and I have put the right hand fingering in the places where I feel one might struggle. This arrangement uses all of the neck, reaching the 19th fret in the B part. Very satisfying when it starts to flow! This tune is gaining a lot of popularity in the West Country (Devon & Cornwall) so let's get it out to the world to widen its appeal! Have fun! PS, it's in D and don't forget to spike the 5th to A!

Thumb lead introduction: Bile Dem Cabbage Down

Genre: Old Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by janolov, updated: 8/11/2013
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Thumb lead wamping

Genre: Old Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 10/25/2011 - 3 Member Comments
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Notes: Demonstraion of some licks to use when wamping in the thubl lead style

Ticket to Alvarado

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by corcoran, updated: 10/7/2016 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Another terrific original banjo tune by the great Bill Emerson

Tico Tico

Genre: Popular  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by fanyy-b, updated: 10/19/2009 - 1 Member Comments
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Tico Tico

Genre: Jazz  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: Am  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by Duc7, updated: 12/5/2012
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Notes: For all you samba fans here's a version of an old classic; mostly single - string, with some melodic and a few rolls. Have fun! Skip.

Tico Tico

Genre: Jazz  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: Gm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjohn2, updated: 3/31/2016
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Notes: Tico Tico is mostly played in A minor so put on a capo on the 2. fret - the 5th string too!

Tico-tico

Genre: Jazz  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Em  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Sagar, updated: 4/26/2011 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Arr Cyril Kovac cca 1998

Tie me kangaroo down sport

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 5/8/2014
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Notes: By Rolf Harris with some input from his brother. many covers including one by Pat Boone. Lyric sheet, Melody in standard notation, TAB with a TMTI approach and another in forward roll, and a third up-the-neck-version.

Till The End Of The World Rolls Round whole

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 10/29/2017 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Columbia FC - 38295

Till Then

Genre: Popular  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by dennism, updated: 10/11/2013
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Notes: Love this tune, novice tabledit user, clumsy with entering repeats and such. Maybe someone with talent will improve my tab. Excuse too my iggernance, I only think I've tabbed it in key of G. Written by

Timber Wolf

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Time in a Bottle

Genre: Popular  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Dm  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Devon Wells, updated: 9/6/2015 - 4 Member Comments
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Time To Get A Gun

Genre: Country  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by BanjoTJC, updated: 3/25/2017
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Time to get a gun verse

Genre: Country  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by BanjoTJC, updated: 3/25/2017
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Timour the Tartar (Peter Street)

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by michel braquemart, updated: 8/17/2018
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Notes: Capo 2nd fret If you have suggestions, do not hesitate

Tiny Broken Heart

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Tippin' Back the Corn

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by delmando, updated: 10/30/2014
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Notes: Lovely old timey tune written by fiddler Jordan Wankoff

Tippin' Back The Corn

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jack_beuthin, updated: 10/6/2015
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Notes: This is basically the rendition I recorded and submitted for TOTW for October 2, 2015. If tuned in Open G, capo up 2.

Tis Sweet To Be Remembered

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by dskeigley, updated: 11/21/2014 - 3 Member Comments
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To Morrow

Genre: Folk  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Joe Connor, updated: 9/8/2014
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Notes: Another one of those catchy Dave Guard banjo intros from the Kingston Trio days. (Dave plays it with a capo on the 5th fret).

To Pollaplo Sou Eidolo

Genre: Other  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Dm  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mike260, updated: 10/20/2018
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Notes: This is a popular Greek song normally played on the bouzouki, baglama and guitar but it sounds nice on the banjo so I wrote up the tab. The flipping between 4/4 and 6/4 is characteristic of a lot of Greek music. Intro not included. You can hear the original here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dKmSxsxY6Ps

Tobacco Jack

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Tobin's Favorite - Fasten The Leg In Her

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 4/1/2012
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Notes: Double-D, capo at 2nd fret, 5th=a, aDADE

Tobin's Favourite

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AllanJ, updated: 10/9/2010
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Notes: Not only Tobin's favourite, but one of my favourites too! A classic Irish jig. Note the timing of the tab isn't quite right, I think you need to hear a recording to get the phrasing/timing right.

Toccata and Fugue in D minor

Genre: Classical  Style: Classical  
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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Toccata and Fugue in d minor

Genre: Classical  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by bzanger, updated: 1/27/2014
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Notes: I placed the text version from this site and imported it into TablEdit to get a working .tef file viewable in the ever popular TefViewer I saved it off in 1/64th notes just to make it easier to read. Hope this helps you to say "I'll be Bach".

Togary Mountain

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Togary Mountain

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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Notes: capo second fret, fifth string tuned to A

Tolka Polka

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Am  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Jo Ban, updated: 6/18/2016
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Notes: The Tolka Polka written by Donàl Lunny member of Planxty Irish group. Adapted in double C tuning capoed 2. Three parts.

Tolovana

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by heronhawk, updated: 5/6/2018
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Notes: Composed by Nancy Hanna

Tom & Jerry

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by imac50, updated: 3/27/2013
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Tom Bigbee's Waltz

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by janolov, updated: 11/24/2014 - 1 Member Comments
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Tom Billy's


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Tom Billy's

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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Tom Dooley

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006 - 1 Member Comments
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Tom Dooley

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Cacklinhen, updated: 10/11/2013 - 5 Member Comments
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Tom Dooley

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by littleton, updated: 3/5/2017
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Notes: VERY easy - a good first or second tune for a very beginner

Tom Dooley

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by littleton, updated: 3/5/2017
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Notes: a few hammer-ons and pull-offs, one left-hand pluck, but otherwise very easy

Tom Morrison's Reel

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Tom Sullivan's Polka

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Jo Ban, updated: 5/19/2016
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Notes: A nice classic Irish Polka. Easy to play.

Tomahawk

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Duc7, updated: 1/2/2010
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Tomahawk

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Duc7, updated: 1/3/2010
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Notes: Here's a great old Tommy Jackson tune that's fun and easy to play!

Tombstone Junction

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by corcoran, updated: 9/6/2014
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Notes: Here is my take on a jaunty little tune that Bill Monroe wrote, or at least recorded, late in his career. The configuration of Monroe's version is AAB, and I have included several variations on each part just to show what can be done with the tune.

Tomgraney Castle Hornpipe

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 8/13/2016
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Notes: Double-D, capo at 2nd fret, 5th=a, aDADE

Tommy's Tarbukas

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: Gm  Tuning: Open Gm (gDGBbD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by banjoistic, updated: 8/28/2018 - 5 Member Comments
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Notes: This is mostly melodic style with a bit of single-string in there. The fingerings are unusual, but not impossible.

Ton Meilleur Malheur

Genre: Other  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjukebox, updated: 7/15/2016
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Notes: Timing in the B part is a little tricky. Put an accent on the 2nd beat of the triplets

Tongadale reel

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Am  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by arnon4, updated: 1/11/2011
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Notes: Mostly single-string.

Top of the World

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by yatesuser, updated: 11/23/2013
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Toss the Feathers (E Dorian)

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: Em  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by Tom Hanway, updated: 2/8/2016
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Town and Country Fiddler / Munde

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Adgardad, updated: 3/16/2010 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: A nice fiddle tune in the melodic style from Sam and Alan. I think this is pretty close to Alan's version, but I worked it out so long ago that I no longer have any way to listen to it. My record player bit the dust ages ago. It starts off in the key of C, but switches to the key of G at the end.

Toy Heart

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Drop C (gCGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by corcoran, updated: 7/19/2018 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: Earl Scruggs recorded Toy Heart with Bill Monroe and the Blue Grass Boys in 1947. His break is straightforward and driving, particularly the nifty F7 chord up the neck. Almost 30 years later, J. D. Crowe recorded it with the Bluegrass Album Band, and in his break you can hear the subtle bluesy touches he added to the style. You may find it informative to compare the tabs of the 2 breaks. To add a humorous note, I have included the tab of my break to Toy Heart. Don’t pop your stitches from laughing too hard.

Trail of Sorrow/Don Reno

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by SCFActg, updated: 12/21/2011
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Train 45


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
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Train 45

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Train 45

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Train 45 (Backup)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: B  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by seanray, updated: 10/6/2013
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Notes: Backup Tab for "The Session Book" - seanray.com

Train on the Island

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Train On The Island

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Julian44_4, updated: 12/9/2015 - 1 Member Comments
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Tramps and Hawkers

Genre: Folk  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by drifter, updated: 7/21/2012 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: My first attempt at tabbing! Any comments would be appreciated. Could not get the last measure to link with the first!

transition 3/4--)4/4

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Am  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by billyboms, updated: 10/19/2017
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Notes: I tried to make this transition simple. But I think how to make the transition 3/4--->4/4 better.

Transition example 3/4--)4/4


Posted by billyboms, updated: 10/22/2017
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Traumerei/Dreaming

Genre: Classical  Style: Other  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by barrydmills, updated: 2/26/2014 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: This is a gentle piece from Schumann's Kinderszenen, Scenes of Childhood.

Traveling The Blue Road

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: B  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjo_don, updated: 5/17/2012 - 1 Member Comments
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Travellin Man - The Dead South

Genre: Folk  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by coltoncrawford, updated: 7/26/2018
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Trepak - Danse Russe

Genre: Classical  Style: Classical  
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Tri Martolod

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by stigandr5, updated: 2/21/2012
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Notes: SOTW 2/24/12 A Breton folksong and sea-shanty!

Trick Flight

Genre: Unknown/None Chosen  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by pres, updated: 12/28/2017
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Notes: Trick Flight is a straight forward tune with an upbeat carnival type feel to it

Trip To Duro

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Trip To Rossaveel

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Minstrel (Stroke Style)  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by jkacur, updated: 5/18/2015 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: "Trip To Rossaveel" is a jig I composed after my first trip to Ireland. I worked it out by flat-picking it on the guitar. Fitting it to the banjo didn't come very naturally at first, but it seems to sound much better after I tried double-c tuning, capoed at the 2nd fret. Very heavy jig rhythm, so MTM MTM or pull-offs and hammer-ons for the weak beats as is standard for clawhammered jigs on the banjo. I only marked the one place where there is an exception to that. Measures 9 and 10 require way up the fret-board playing to accommodate the mechanics of clawhammer. You finger-style players could probably come-up with a more natural way to play those measures. Hope you enjoy it, cheers!

Triplet Exercise

Genre: Unknown/None Chosen  Style: Exercises and Licks  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 12/6/2016 - 1 Member Comments
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Triplet Fever

Genre: Other  Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Triplets in the TIMTIMTI roll

Style: Exercises and Licks  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by Mirek Patek, updated: 9/27/2013
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Notes: Supplementary TablEdit and MIDI file to the first post in the thread http://www.banjohangout.org/topic/270910

Triplets in the TMTITMTI roll

Style: Exercises and Licks  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by Mirek Patek, updated: 9/27/2013
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Notes: Supplementary TablEdit and MIDI file to the second example (fourth post) in the thread http://www.banjohangout.org/topic/270910

Tripping up the stairs

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AllanJ, updated: 1/4/2014
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Notes: Irish jig.

Trouble In Mind - clawhammer

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 5/9/2018
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Trouble on my Mind

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: A  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjukebox, updated: 6/8/2018
Download: PDF

Notes: Capo up two to aEAC#E

Troubled Mind

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Troubles up and down the road

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Truck Drivers Queen

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Truck Driving Man

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by BanjoTom1, updated: 2/27/2014
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Trumpet Hornpipe (Captain Pugwash)

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Trust and Obey (When we walk with the Lord)

Genre: Other  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 8/2/2013
Download: PDF

Notes: This Hymn was composed in 'F'. For congregational singing try a Capo at 3rd fret and tune or capo 5th string to 'c'

Trusting Jesus (Simply Trusting)

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 9/4/2013
Download: PDF

Tucker

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
Download: TABLEDIT

Tuesday's Lament © AKA "Election Day Waltz ©"

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by kevinwholmes, updated: 5/28/2012
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Notes: Waltz, AKA "Election Day Waltz ©". Copyright 2012, Kevin W. Holmes. Use for non-commercial (non-monetary gain) purposes permitted.

tune list

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  
Posted by banjo_brad, updated: 6/21/2017 - 2 Member Comments
Download: PDF

Notes: This is a list of tunes, by tuning, that I was playing in 2010.

Tunnelburgh


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
- Download from haruteq.com

Turkey in the Straw

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Turkey in the Straw

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Turkey in the Straw

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by BanjoSampler, updated: 9/5/2009
Download: PDF | MP3: [Play] [Download]

Notes: MP3 file in my Music section

Turkey in the Straw

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by foxtrotyankee, updated: 9/17/2009
Download: PDF

Notes: This is basically Dock Boggs' version of Turkey in the Straw as played in his recordings he made in the 60s. If you play this to start you off, and then listen to the record to finish up the last little flourishes, you'll be on your way. I haven't put the fingering in, but I use all 3 fingers, mainly leading with the thumb and first finger. if you're stuck mail me on jerometurner77 at gmail.com

Turkey in the Straw

Genre: Bluegrass  Key: D  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Toppy, updated: 5/27/2016
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Turkey In The Straw

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Other  Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Kgbow, updated: 4/17/2012 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: This little version is written in the key of C. Mostly melodic with a few single string runs thrown in for good measure! Have fun, share and keep pickin' :)

Turkey in the Straw

Genre: Traditional  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by OvrTheTop, updated: 3/14/2013
Download: TABLEDIT | PDF

Notes: Here's a little variation on the up-the-neck version of this song. I rearranged it to allow for some really quick pickin'. With only a little practice this song can be blazing fast.

Turkey in the straw

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjoman 1, updated: 4/26/2014 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: This is mostly a non-melodic approach to Turkey in the straw. Although many banjoists already play it melodically, this just gives you a different slant to the tune. Hope you like it...Lynn W

Turkey in the Straw

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by corcoran, updated: 4/28/2014 - 2 Member Comments
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Notes: Turkey in the Straw is a traditional tune going back to minstrel days, when it had a racist title. It was one of the first tunes I worked out in melodic style, in 1963 or 1964. Hearing a tape of Bill Keith playing it helped me at that time to finalize my version, which owes a lot to him I am sure. It is a good tune from which to begin learning melodic style.

Turkey in the Straw

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by littleton, updated: 3/5/2017
Download: PDF

Turkey In The Straw

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by AlBanjo38, updated: 11/20/2017
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Notes: Melodic (Not exactly Scruggs)

Turkey in the Straw (up the neck)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Turkey in the Straw / Eighth of January

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: D  Tuning: aDGBD  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by fatdaddyo6, updated: 7/17/2015 - 1 Member Comments
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Turkey Knob


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
- Download from bluegrassbanjo.org

Turkey Knob


Posted by schlange, updated: 3/18/2006
- Download from bluegrassbanjo.org

Turkey Knob (pages 1&2)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
Download: GIF | GIF

Turkish March by Mozart

Genre: Classical  Style: Classical  
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Turlute Acadienne

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by tfaux, updated: 11/14/2011
Download: PDF

Notes: A crooked Québécois tune for clawhammer, in double D.

Turn Around

Genre: Popular  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by tom nelson, updated: 9/10/2011
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Notes: By Harry Belafonte, Alan Greene and Malvina Reynolds about 1957

Turn your eyes upon Jesus

Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by RJWMitchell, updated: 11/2/2013
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Notes: As a meditative chorus in 'D', as a hymn in 'G'

Turnip Greens

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by dbrooks, updated: 12/2/2014
Download: PDF

Notes: Melodic clawhammer version of this old song. Tabbed for OzarkBanjoMan who remembered the tune his grandfather played. He also has a great old photo of his grandfather playing into a recording device with a megaphone-type speaker. This tab is loosely based on a YouTube video by the Empty Bottle String Band. I have also uploaded tab for banjo backup with lyrics.

Turnip Greens - lyrics and backup

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by dbrooks, updated: 12/2/2014
Download: PDF

Notes: Tab for clawhammer backup with lyrics for this old song. Tabbed for OzarkBanjoMan who remembered the tune his grandfather played. He also has a great old photo of his grandfather playing into a recording device with a megaphone-type speaker. This tab is loosely based on a YouTube video by the Empty Bottle String Band. I have also uploaded tab for a melodic clawhammer version.

Tuttle's Reel

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: Dm  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 1/6/2017
Download: GIF

Notes: Double-D, capo at 2nd fret, 5th=a, aDADE

Twelfth Street Rag - Don Reno

Genre: Ragtime  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Mooooo, updated: 6/10/2018
Download: PDF

Notes: Fun Don Reno tune not too difficult (until you play it up to speed). I included chords so your 12th street friends can pick along, here's a video for reference. Have fun: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ioQbjHlB99M

Twelve Street Rag/Don Reno

Genre: Other  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: C  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by SCFActg, updated: 12/7/2011
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Twelve Weeks At Sea (Banjo Lead)

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Twenty One

Genre: Country  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by mmuussiiccaall, updated: 9/15/2014
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Notes: The Eagles

Twin Sisters

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Twin Sisters

Genre: Old Time  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: Am  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Don Borchelt, updated: 1/21/2011
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Notes: This is a nice old-time tune in A modal that I picked up from listening to Reed Martin's "Old Time Banjo" CD. This is a completely different tune than the tune by the same name in D major. While it is sometimes characterized as Mixolydian, it is actually a hexatonic tune, with only six, rather than seven notes in the scale. It is missing the third degree of the scale, the note which- depending on whether it were a major or minor third- would allow it to be properly characterized as either Dorian or Mixolydian. Old time tunes are often modally ambiguous for lots of reasons, one of which, like here, is that there are not enough notes to tell. This tune is probably related to the old ballad about jealousy and murder which sometimes has the same name. The banjo is tuned gDGAD, capoed on 2.

Twin Sisters

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: G  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by blanham, updated: 7/13/2012
Download: PDF

Notes: Based on the recordings of the playing of Sidna Myers. It uses a modified G Modal tuning: gFGCD. I also have an mp3 of "Twin Sisters" on my music page.

Twin Sisters

Genre: Traditional  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by banjukebox, updated: 11/7/2015 - 1 Member Comments
Download: PDF

Notes: Melvin Wine's version

Twin Sisters from Melvin Wine

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by carlb, updated: 5/2/2015
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Notes: Tuning - aDAde This tab was published in the Banjo NewsLetter in February, 1984.

Twinkle Little Star - Scott Vestal

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Expert
Posted by rkfan100, updated: 4/16/2018
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Notes: Transcribed to tabledit format from bluegrassbanjo.org. Scott Vestal's version from "In Pursuit of Happiness". An advanced melodic version.

Twinkle Twinkle

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 come up with some kid songs that are easy to learn, expecially just starting out

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
Download: GIF | TEXT

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Genre: Old Time  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: D  
Posted by Yigal Zan, updated: 5/26/2012
Download: GIF

Notes: Double-d, capo at 2nd fret, 5th=a, aDADE

Twinkle Twinkle Little Star

Genre: Unknown/None Chosen  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by stan, updated: 11/25/2012
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Notes: a really good starter tune for going from a simple melody to building in rolls for variation and color!

Twister

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Twll yn y To

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time  Key: C  Tuning: Double C (gCGCD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by stigandr5, updated: 1/30/2012
Download: PDF

Notes: Traditional Welsh fiddle tune arranged for 5-string banjo.

Two Coats

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Two Different Worlds

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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Two Dollar Bill

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Beginner
Posted by caloscalzo, updated: 9/17/2009
Download: TABLEDIT

Notes: I don't think there is a copyright on this song.

Two English Jigs

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  
Posted by Jim Yates, updated: 1/24/2011
- Download from banjohangout.org

Notes: Laudenum Bunches / The Perfect Cure - Two English Jigs learned from Robin Williams' Oak publication English, Irish, Scottish and Welsh Fiddle Tunes. While these are played 3-finger style, it isn't really Scruggs-style, more melodic.

Two English Jigs - Chords

Genre: Fiddle/Celtic/Irish  Style: Unknown/None Chosen  
Posted by Jim Yates, updated: 1/24/2011
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Notes: Laudenum Bunches / The Perfect Cure - The chords change very quickly in these jigs, so I've put them in a separate post to avoid cluttering the tab.

Two finger exercise in D

Genre: Old Time  Key: D  Tuning: Open D (f#DF#Ad)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by janolov, updated: 10/25/2011
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Notes: Demonstration on transitions between thumb lead and index lead

Two Little Boys

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
Download: TEXT | MUSEDIT

Two Little Boys

Genre: Bluegrass  Style: Bluegrass (Scruggs)   Key: G  Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD)  Difficulty: Intermediate
Posted by Ian_banjo, updated: 9/1/2011 - 1 Member Comments
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Notes: This is my first attempt, just for fun, to arrange a whole bluegrass song, including the lead melody and tenor harmony. Unfortunately, TablEdit doesn't have a voice synthesiser, so I have used midi sounds to replace the voice. I entered the melody notes for the voice and tenor harmony as banjo tab. The instruments are guitar, banjo and bass. I have loosely based the arrangement on the Country Gentlemen's version, although I don't know how to inject their level of drive and energy. Also I haven't included mandolin and dobro or attempted to copy Eddie Adcock's inspired backup! (Someone else is welcome to have a go at that.) Instead I opted for some vamping the first time round and then some simple forward and forward-reverse rolls the second time. Note that if you should ever want to print all of this out, it runs to lots of pages. So it is better to print out one instrument/voice at a time using the TablEdit Print Set Up menu on the Multi-Track tab. I have pitched the song in G, although the CGs do it in B (I think). However, with TablEdit, it is easy to transpose into higher keys if required.

Two Part Invention #4

Genre: Classical  Style: Classical  
Posted by schlange, updated: 5/12/2006
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