Dig a Hole in the Meadow (Darlin' Corey) banjo tabs & chords

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  • Scruggs Style-2

    Difficulty

    Blues you can use.

    • Key G
    • 100 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Scruggs Style-2
  • Scruggs Style

    Difficulty

    Dig a Hole in the Meadow is a classic Flatt & Scruggs tune that features some really cool bluesy playing from Earl Scruggs. Tune your 4th string down for drop C tuning.

    • Key C
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning gCGBD
    Play Scruggs Style
  • Melodic Style

    Difficulty

    This is a bluesy melodic break with some technical right and left hand work. It stays true to the melody while breaking it up with some tasteful melodic licks.

    • Key C
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning gCGBD
    Play Melodic Style
  • Backup

    Difficulty

    A simple backup arrangement of Dig a Hole in the Meadow using pinches and beginner rolls. This sounds great behind a vocalist or fiddle player!

    • Key C
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning gCGBD
    Play Backup

More about Dig a Hole in the Meadow (Darlin' Corey) Banjo song

Here are 4 killer arrangements of Dig a Hole in the Meadow (Darlin' Corey) for you to share with friends at your next jam. The Scruggs style arrangement will get you started learning slides, hammer-ons, and pull-offs. Once you’re feeling confident with that try your luck with the Melodic style solo, which will teach you how to play the melody for Dig a Hole in the Meadow (Darlin' Corey) using up the neck scales. Finally, the Backup arrangement will show you how to play this song with others and sound like a pro doing it.

In every Tunefox tablature arrangement you'll find measures where you can switch out licks to see different options to use for your improvisation. This feature is called the Lick Switcher. How do you find the Lick Switcher? Look for text that says "Original Measure" over different measures in the Dig a Hole in the Meadow (Darlin' Corey) tab you are learning and click on that text. It'll open up the Lick Switcher where you can select a substitute measure for that spot in the song. You'll find that there are different styles of licks like Scruggs, Melodic, Bluesy, and more. Want to see a completely different version of this song? Click on "Shuffle Licks" on the bottom of tool panel to randomly shuffle the licks in the song.

You'll also find some useful tools which will help you to learn how to play Dig a Hole in the Meadow (Darlin' Corey) 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.

Each arrangement of Dig a Hole in the Meadow (Darlin' Corey) for banjo features real-sounding backing tracks. Use these backing tracks to polish up the solo you’re working on. You can mix the banjo, band, and metronome up or down so that you have several options for your practice.

Once you’ve settled on an arrangement of Dig a Hole in the Meadow (Darlin' Corey) using the Lick Switcher, export your arrangement to a PDF file so you can print it out and take it with you. This is a member-only feature.