Cotton Eyed Joe banjo tabs

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  • Scruggs Style

    Beginner

    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

    Advanced

    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

    Beginner

    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

Learn how to play Cotton Eyed Joe on banjo. Choose from these tab arrangements - Scruggs Style, Melodic Style, and Backup or learn all three! Discover ear-catching licks to see new ways of playing this song. Use tempo control to slow down playback speed and speed up feature to learn how to play fast.

Practice with backing tracks or use hide notes feature, to learn how to play Cotton Eyed Joe with your ears. You can also use memory train feature to hide more and more notes everytime you pass thru the whole song.

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