Big Spike Hammer

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  • Scruggs Style

    Intermediate

    This is a classic jam song popularized by the Bluegrass Album Band. J.D. Crowe played banjo on this track, and it's absolutely fantastic picking!

    • Key G
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Scruggs Style
  • Melodic Style

    Advanced

    This melodic arrangement is fairly complex as it moves to many places around the neck. Play with the metronome for cleanliness.

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

    Intermediate

    The backup for this tune is fairly straightforward. It's very much based on what J.D. played on the original recording.

    • Key G
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Backup Style