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A Tribute To Clarence White
One of the greats. If you never heard of Clarence White, you should check this out!
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 63030 Hits · 4.10/5 (62 ratings) · Last modified: 12/1/2002
 
A Whiskey Before Breakfast
This is a cool flatpicking tune. Learn each part then play with a friend. A classic!
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 151816 Hits · 4.48/5 (86 ratings) · Last modified: 1/8/2005
 
Alabama Jubilee (Public Domain)
Here's how...
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 1723 Hits · 2.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 5/3/2010
 
Banjo Style Fingerpicking For Guitar
Learn some techniques that banjo players use to get that fluid, rolling fingerpicking sound, and play them on guitar.
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 149450 Hits · 4.66/5 (164 ratings) · Last modified: 2/22/2001
 
Banks Of The Ohio
Carter-style picking, beginner to advanced.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 29256 Hits · 4.82/5 (22 ratings) · Last modified: 7/25/2012
 
Beaumont Rag
If you ever learn one rag (apart from Black Mountain) let it be this one!
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 17594 Hits · 4.82/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 3/8/2007
 
Black Mountain Rag
This is a classic bluegrass tune.
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 47214 Hits · 4.28/5 (54 ratings) · Last modified: 10/20/2002
 
Blackberrry Blossom
Another Cool Bluegrass Tune
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 23244 Hits · 3.70/5 (20 ratings) · Last modified: 8/10/2002
 
Bluegrass Licks
A compendium of bluegrass licks.
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 98506 Hits · 4.91/5 (88 ratings) · Last modified: 10/8/2007
 
Bluegrassy Run
Sounds bluegrass to me.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 28184 Hits · 4.08/5 (12 ratings) · Last modified: 11/14/2002
 
Bon Dundee
This may be more along the lines of a Celtic sound. What do you think?
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 9794 Hits · 4.27/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 9/8/2002
 
Boys Of Bluehill
A nice Irish hornpipe, and good to play.
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 4140 Hits · 4.33/5 (6 ratings) · Last modified: 10/8/2007
 
Connaught Man's Ramble
A tuneful jig that's not hard to play.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 16500 Hits · 4.25/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 8/12/2006
 
Connemara's Pet
Reel--old timey dance music translated from a fiddle tune to guitar tab.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 10152 Hits · 3.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
Devil's Dream
This is the melody of an old, easy to play, and very popular, reel.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 35986 Hits · 4.42/5 (26 ratings) · Last modified: 5/21/2006
 
Difinitive Bluegrass Lick
A lifetime of bluegrass study in 6 measures.
Bluegrass · Expert · 12971 Hits · 4.45/5 (11 ratings) · Last modified: 1/13/2006
 
Dublin Lasses
This piece is in the key of F instead of the more usual A, D or G. That means harder chords if you're doing your own. Otherwise, it's tuneful and not all that hard to play.
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 10285 Hits · 4.89/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
Dusty Miller
This is my version of an old fiddle tune.
Bluegrass · Advanced · 6913 Hits · 4.62/5 (8 ratings) · Last modified: 9/22/2008
 
Fisher's Hornpipe
Here's another popular tune at bluegrass jams. key of D.
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 14396 Hits · 4.77/5 (13 ratings) · Last modified: 4/27/2004
 
Floating
What 'floating' is.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 8269 Hits · 4.60/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 10/10/2008
 
Floating 2 - Goodbye Liza Jane
A tune to practice floating skills - not that easy.
Bluegrass · Advanced · 3583 Hits · 3.00/5 (1 rating) · Last modified: 8/10/2008
 
Geese In The Bog
Easy and tuneful jig.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 9155 Hits · 3.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
Irish Washerwoman
An easy to play old Irish jig. Also known as "Irish Wash Woman"
Bluegrass · Beginner · 14552 Hits · 4.67/5 (3 ratings) · Last modified: 8/12/2006
 
Lark In The Morning
More old dance music...this one is a jig.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 6614 Hits · 4.25/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
Maggie Picking Cockels
Reel. This one uses the first section twice. And has a different key for the second section. A little more challenging...for those who want some tunes with more gusto!
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 5524 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 7/15/2006
 
Maid Of Athens
A reel transcribed from a book of fiddle tunes.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 5651 Hits · 4.57/5 (7 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
Merle Travis Style Alternate Picking
Learn how Bluegrass and Country get that steady bass sound.
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 52800 Hits · 3.75/5 (63 ratings) · Last modified: 5/16/2000
 
Money Musk
A well-known reel translated from a book of fiddle tunes.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 13333 Hits · 4.80/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 8/12/2006
 
Morton's
Another easy and tuneful reel.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 5359 Hits · 4.75/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
My Pretty, Fair Maid
Another easy jig for you!
Bluegrass · Beginner · 6855 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
Old Temple House
Easy and tuneful reel.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 7649 Hits · 4.00/5 (5 ratings) · Last modified: 7/15/2006
 
Once Upon My Cheek
Another old-timey reel transcribed from a book of old fiddle tunes.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 4496 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
Paddy Handly's Goose
Reel--another dance tune. This one has an unusual rhythmical pattern in the melody in the second part that makes it fun to play.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 5509 Hits · 5.00/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
Pick And Strum
Simple, beginner pick and strum.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 9219 Hits · 4.33/5 (9 ratings) · Last modified: 10/20/2002
 
Pigeon On The Gate
This reel has a colorful tune. A little harder than some of them, but definately worth the work.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 5414 Hits · No rating · Last modified: 7/15/2006
 
Playing The Pilgrim Song
Good licks from live performance.
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 1824 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 7/22/2012
 
Pop Goes The Weasel
Same tune as the children's song...but this was in an old book of fiddle tunes for dancing. Easy and fun!
Bluegrass · Beginner · 7074 Hits · 4.75/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 5/20/2006
 
Rakes Of Kildare
An Irish jig, very tuneful.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 9053 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 8/12/2006
 
Ride A Mile
A jig. This one has a fun little rhythm to play.
Bluegrass · Beginner · 6335 Hits · 5.00/5 (2 ratings) · Last modified: 8/30/2006
 
Shady Grove
This traditional tune was done in Am. but with jerry garcia's influence over the tune, most people play it in Dm, as it is shown here.
Bluegrass · Intermediate · 17897 Hits · 2.75/5 (4 ratings) · Last modified: 4/11/2004