Buffalo Gals banjo tabs & chords

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  • Scruggs Style

    Difficulty

    This version is based on Alan Munde's arrangement on his record, "Festival Favorites Revisited." The chords for both A and B sections are the same!

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

    Difficulty

    Buffalo Gals in melodic style features a stream of 16th notes in the A section that is challenging at fast tempos. Get it nice and clean by practicing slow first!

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

    Difficulty

    This version of Buffalo Gals has a lot of forward rolls and 4th string "bass" lines moving to and from the D chord.

    • Key G
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Backup

More about Buffalo Gals Banjo song

On Tunefox you’ll find 3 different tabs for Buffalo Gals. Each of these tabs will teach you how to play the this tune in a different way. The Scruggs style tablature will show you how to play left hand slurs, otherwise known as hammer-ons, slides, and pull-offs. The Melodic style arrangement of will show you how to play Buffalo Gals up the neck using major and pentatonic scales. And finally, the Backup arrangement will teach you how to play the backup for this song, which is essential for jam sessions.

Use the Tunefox Lick Switcher to explore improvisation and creativity inside the Buffalo Gals tablatures. The Lick Switcher will allow you to create your own arrangement using pre-built licks that are handmade by professional musicians. To use the Lick Switcher, click on the text above specific measures that says "Original Measure" and select between a variety of new licks for that measure. You'll find that there are different style licks such as Scruggs, Melodic, Jazz, and more. At the bottom of your page you'll also find a button that says "Shuffle Licks." Click this button and watch the licks randomly shuffle throughout the 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 Buffalo Gals 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.

Use the Tunefox backing tracks to practice the solo you’re working on or improvising over the chord changes for Buffalo Gals. The backing tracks are recorded samples of real instruments to help simulate practicing with an actual band. You can adjust the volume of the instrument, band, and metronome to your liking.

Members can also export all of their banjo Buffalo Gals arrangements into PDF files.