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Down Yonder banjo tabs & chords

  • Scruggs Style


    This is a fun arrangement that closely captures the melodic arc of this tune while maintain that continuous right hand movement.

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


    An arrangement that offers a lot of time for shifting. While it may be a relatively easy arrangement for the melodic style, that offers you a great chance to focus on the finer points of playing: tone, dynamics, and timing. Check out the lick switcher to learn some great variations, or to make an arrangement that fits your taste and playing style.

    • Key G
    • 115 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Melodic Style
  • Single String Style


    Put on your fun pants and let's boogie down yonder. Ya'll got you fun pants right? Please tell me I'm not the only one with fun pants.

    • Key G
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Single String Style

More about Down Yonder Banjo song

Banjo Down Yonder tab

On Tunefox you’ll find 3 different tabs for Down Yonder. 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 Down Yonder 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.

Each Tunefox arrangement teaches you how to create your own solos by using a feature called the Lick Switcher. The Lick Switcher features different style licks such as Scruggs, Melodic, or Bluesy and you can swap out measures in Down Yonder to learn about improvisation and creating arrangements. To use the Lick Switcher, click on the text "Original Measure" above certain measures in the song. Then select the lick you'd like to insert into the song. You can also click on "Shuffle Licks" at the bottom of the page to see a fully new version of the tablature.

There are a number of fantastic learning tools in Tunefox to help you memorize, learn by ear, and improve your speed. These special features are found in the "Tools" menu at the bottom right of your screen. The "Hide Notes" tool will hide a number of the notes in the tab so you can use your ears to learn parts of the melody of the Down Yonder. Next, try out the "Memory Train" tool, which will hide more and more notes each time the song or measure loops. This will help get you off of the tab you’ve been working with so you can play it by memory. The "Speed Up" feature gradually speeds up the song so you can hone your technique and challenge yourself to go faster.

Each arrangement of Down Yonder 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.

Members can export their arrangements into PDF, allowing them to print and bring them to their next jam session.