Arkansas Traveler

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  • Scruggs Style

    Beginner

    This arrangement features some essential Scruggs-style roll patterns, especially in the B section of the song. Check out the preview measure below to learn the MTMT roll.

    • Key C
    • 100 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Scruggs Style
  • Melodic Style

    Intermediate

    An intermediate level version of Arkansas Traveler. Typically, the song is in D, but it's fun to put your capo on the 2nd fret and play it out of C position.

    • Key C
    • 100 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Melodic Style
  • Backup

    Intermediate

    Arkansas Traveler features regular chord movement between the C and G chords in the B section, and that can be a difficult (and fun) challenge to get the hang of.

    • Key C
    • 100 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Backup