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Banjo tablatures for Foggy Mountain Breakdown

Earl Scruggs

Recomended level: Intermediate

Tags: #banjo tune, #up-tempo

This song has inspired countless people to play and learn Scruggs style banjo. Obviously the Foggy Mountain Roll is prerequisite to play this one. Make sure you have that down. If you need extra help check out our Foggy Mountain Breakdown Roll Mini-Lesson. Incorporating the slurs with the roll can be quite a challenge. Take it a note at a time, and use the focus feature to loop and really nail down tough measures.

  • Banjo Foggy Mountain Breakdown Scruggs Style

    Scruggs Style

    The ultimate Scruggs tune! Foggy Mountain Breakdown is an essential bluegrass banjo song, and it's great for working on slurs and right hand drop thumb. Make sure to thoroughly pract...

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  • Banjo Foggy Mountain Breakdown Up the Neck

    Up the Neck

    Here's the classic high break for Foggy Mountain Breakdown. At the beginning of this arrangement you'll hear Earl's iconic chokes on the 10th fret.

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  • Banjo Foggy Mountain Breakdown Melodic Style

    Melodic Style

    This melodic version of Foggy Mountain Breakdown will challenge you at fast tempos. It's got a lot of tasteful melodic playing along with some fancy chromatic work.

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  • Banjo Foggy Mountain Breakdown Backup

    Backup

    This is a standard way to backup Foggy Mountain Breakdown. Imagine you're backing up a fiddle or mandolin player. Try to be as groovy as possible. When playing with others make sure ...

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