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Cripple Creek - Single String

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  • Single String
  • Key   G
  • Capo   1
  • Tempo   80 bpm
  • Tuning   GDGBD

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Most people learn this tune Scruggs style first. Learning this single string familiarizes you more with the core melody notes and can give you some great lick ides to incorporate with your Scruggs playing. Get the basics down and pay close attention to the pick hand fingerings in the tab, Notice how changes in the melody correspond to chord changes. Making this connection is a good exercise for your ears



After getting comfortable with the core arrangement, try out some of those licks! There's some great single string ideas and some classic Scruggs licks to mix in.

Tags: #fiddle tune, #banjo tune, #old time, #up-tempo