Fireball Mail

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  • Scruggs Style

    Beginner

    Another classic off of Scruggs's Foggy Mountain Banjo record. Here's a tip: Exaggerate the slides, hammer-ons and pull-offs in the song to make it sound more like Earl.

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

    Advanced

    This arrangement of Fireball Mail starts low, moves high, and then ends low. Make sure you practice the transitions slowly to get them clean.

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

    Intermediate

    This is a classic representation of how to play Scruggs backup. Switch out the licks in the song to hear some cool variations of Fireball Mail!

    • Key G
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Backup