Cotton Eyed Joe banjo tabs

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  • Scruggs Style

    Difficulty

    This is considered a beginner tune because of how repetitious it is. The A and B sections of Cotton Eyed Joe are very similar.

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

    Difficulty

    Cotton Eyed Joe isn't incredibly difficult because it's a fairly repetitive melody. To be more efficient, take it measure by measure.

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

    Difficulty

    This AABB form tune is a straight ahead beginner version of how to play backup over a simple chord progression.

    • Key G
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Backup