Banjo in the Hollow banjo tabs & chords

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  • Melodic Style

    Difficulty

    An extremely basic melodic style tune. For many people it is their very first song - even before Cripple Creek!

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

    Difficulty

    A beginner backup arrangement of Banjo in the Hollow designed to teach root position G, C, and D chords. Take it very slow at first so you can nail the timing.

    • Key G
    • 100 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Backup

More about Banjo in the Hollow Banjo song

Banjo Banjo in the Hollow tab

"Banjo in the Hollow" is a banjo tune written by Doug Dillard. He performed this song with his band, The Dillards on the Andy Griffith Show. The Dillards were regulars on the show and were reffered to as "The Darlings". The character Briscoe Darling calles this song "Tearin' Up Your Old Clothes for Rags" in the episode "The Darlings Are Coming."

Here on Tunefox you’ll find 2 versions of Banjo in the Hollow for banjo. The Scruggs style tablature will teach you how to play slides, hammer-ons and pull-offs. In the melodic arrangement of Banjo in the Hollow, you’ll learn some fancy up-the-neck melodic work. The third variation of this song is a forward roll based-backup arrangement.

There are many Scruggs, melodic and bluesy licks in these three banjo Banjo in the Hollow tablatures, which can be used to personalize each arrangement into your liking. To change measure into different arrangement, just click on the "Original Measure" text above the measure and select a different lick. You can also click the "Shuffle licks" button at the bottom of the page to randomly change all of the licks in the tablature and create a wholly unique arrangement of this song.

Be sure to check out all of the great learning tools that Tunefox has to offer such as "Hide Notes", "Memory Train", and "Speed Up". These tools can be found in the "Tools" menu at the bottom right of your screen. Want to learn some of Banjo in the Hollow by ear? Use "Hide Notes" to hide some or all of the notes in the tablature. Once you’re finished learning with the tab use the "Memory Train" tool to commit the song to memory. Then practice with "Speed Up" to improve your technique and speed in no time.

Each Tunefox banjo Banjo in the Hollow tab contains real-sounding backing tracks. These backing tracks allow you to practice the arrangement you’re learning with with an entire band and you can change volume of the band, banjo and metronome to suit your liking.

Members can also export all of their banjo Banjo in the Hollow arrangements into PDF files.