Foggy Mountain Breakdown banjo tabs & chords

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  • Up the Neck

    Difficulty

    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.

    • Key G
    • 100 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Up the Neck
  • Scruggs Style

    Difficulty

    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.

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

    Difficulty

    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.

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

    Difficulty

    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.

    • Key G
    • 140 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Backup