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Boil them Cabbage Down - Beginner banjo tabs

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    Banjo Boil them Cabbage Down - Beginner tab

    Basic Melody


    This is the simple melody for Boil them Cabbage down. It's great prep for the Level 2 and 3 arrangements.

  • Bluegrass


    Here's a version for Boil Them Cabbage Down that features some more Scruggs style vocabulary - specifically the forward roll. Try switching out the licks for more variation on the melody.


More about Boil them Cabbage Down - Beginner

"The title of the common fiddle tune ""Boil them Cabbage Down” originated from a breakfast of hoecakes and cabbage. Alan Lomax, musicologist, and folklorist describes the tune as having its origins from black slaves brought from Africa. Some versions of the song which are quite notable have been made by Pete Seeger, Ruby Jane Smith, and the Smothers Brothers. The versions of the song vary with several performers interchanging the lyrics with songs like “Old Joe Clark"" and ""Cindy""."

There are many Scruggs, melodic and bluesy licks in these three banjo Boil them Cabbage Down - Beginner 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.

You'll also find some useful tools which will help you to learn how to play Boil them Cabbage Down - Beginner on banjo. For example, you can use the "Hide Notes" feature, which will hide some notes for you so you can learn parts of the melody by ear. The "Memory train" tool will progressively hide notes each time you play through a section or the entirety of a song. Take your speed to the next level with the "Speed Up" feature. This tool will automatically increase playback speed each time you loop the song.

Using backing tracks for practice should be an essential part of every musician’s routine. With Tunefox, you can practice Boil them Cabbage Down - Beginner 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.