Learning the melody in the key of C uses a lot of the same shapes you'll use playing up the neck in the key of G.Pay close attention to the tab. There are times when you will need to slide out of a note or into a note to shift positions. Also learn the lyrics! It helps you memorize the pitch and rhythm changes of the melody.Learn
This up the melody uses many of the same shapes as when playing in the Key of C. Learning to connect the dots and see similar patterns between C and up the neck in G can help you better understand fretboard layout and become a more confident banjo player. The licks feature some nice variations, and also some alternate fingerings. These show you a different way to play the same thing and is great for exploring options to best fit your hands, play style, and increase understanding of fretboard layout.Learn
More about Blue Moon of Kentucky
One of Bill Monroe's most famous numbers.
Here are 3 killer arrangements of Blue Moon of Kentucky for you to share with friends at your next jam. The Scruggs style arrangement will get you started learning slides, hammer-ons, and pull-offs. Once you’re feeling confident with that try your luck with the Melodic style solo, which will teach you how to play the melody for Blue Moon of Kentucky using up the neck scales. Finally, the Backup arrangement will show you how to play this song with others and sound like a pro doing it. Each Tunefox arrangement teaches you how to create your own solos by using a feature called the Lick Switcher. The Lick Switcher features different style licks such as Scruggs, Melodic, or Bluesy and you can swap out measures in Blue Moon of Kentucky to learn about improvisation and creating arrangements. To use the Lick Switcher, click on the text "Original Measure" above certain measures in the song. Then select the lick you'd like to insert into the song. You can also click on "Shuffle Licks" at the bottom of the page to see a fully new version of the tablature. Tunefox also features useful tools that will help you learn this arrangement of Blue Moon of Kentucky. If you select the "Tools" option in the bottom bar you’ll see "Hide Notes", "Memory Train", and "Speed Up" features. Hide notes will help you train your ears by hiding some of the notes on the page for you to figure out as opposed to looking at the tab. "Memory Train" will help you retain the melody of the song by gradually hiding notes so you can rely on your ears more for memorization. Finally, the "Speed Up" tool will automatically increase the playback speed each time a measure ...or the song loops. Using backing tracks for practice should be an essential part of every musician’s routine. With Tunefox, you can practice Blue Moon of Kentucky as fast or as slow as you want and mix the volume of the tracks with the instrument to your liking. There’s also a metronome so you can always feel the pulse of the song with or without the band track playing along. Members can export their arrangements into PDF, allowing them to print and bring them to their next jam session.
Blue Moon of Kentucky lyrics
Blue moon of Kentucky, keep on shining Shine on the one that's gone and proved untrue Blue moon of Kentucky, keep on shining Shine on the one that's gone and left me blue It was on a moonlight night The star is shining bright And they whispered from on high Your love has said good-bye Bl... Kentucky, keep on shining Shine on the one that's gone and proved untrue Blue moon of Kentucky, keep on shining Shine on the one that's gone and left me blue It was on a moonlight night The stars shining bright They whispered from high Your love has said good-bye Blue moon of Kentucky, keep on shining Shine on the one that's gone and said good-bye