1. Tunefox.com
  2. Banjo songs
  3. Blackberry Blossom

Banjo tablatures for Blackberry Blossom


Recomended level: Beginner

Tags: #up-tempo, #fiddle tune, #banjo tune

This tune that has been included in over 250 tune books, proving that “Blackberry Blossom” is one of the most popular fiddle tunes that you’ll find in the key of G Major.

Banjo player Bill Keith popularized Blackberry Blossom using his newly developed melodic style approach to the banjo.If you're not familiar with Melodic Style banjo, you may want to check out our Getting Started with Melodic Banjo Learning Path.

To get even more experience with the melodic scale, checkout the G Melodic Scale Workout. Knowing the melodic scale and getting comfortable playing scale patterns will prepare your hands and ears to play so many tunes. Most tunes are scale based, that's why practicing them is so important and beneficial.

This tune also sounds great with Scruggs Style banjo. It has a lot of quick chord changes, so it's a really good workout for your fretting hand. Make sure to learn the Backup as well, especially if you plan on playing with other musicians.

  • Banjo Blackberry Blossom Scruggs Style

    Scruggs Style

    This arrangement of Blackberry Blossom is perfect for polishing up your forward backwards roll. Make sure you practice slow to get the left hand fingerings sounding nice and clean in...

    Banjo Blackberry Blossom Scruggs Style
  • Banjo Blackberry Blossom Melodic Style

    Melodic Style

    This is Blackberry Blossom as a fiddle player may play it. The "taters" in the very beginning let you set the tempo for the band without having to count it off.

    Banjo Blackberry Blossom Melodic Style
  • Banjo Blackberry Blossom Backup


    The chords go by really fast in Blackberry Blossom. This arrangement demonstrates how to both vamp and roll through the different sections.

    Banjo Blackberry Blossom Backup