Fox on the Run banjo tabs & chords

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  • Scruggs Style

    Difficulty

    This arrangement has solid Scruggs riffs with some trip let pull-offs. Use the looper and tempo slider to solidify your timing at a comfortable tempo. Slowly move it up, then work on the piece as a whole. Don't forget that lick switcher!

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

    Difficulty

    A beautiful, flowing arrangement that blends bits of Scruggs and Melodic style playing.

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

    Difficulty

    Here's some rolling backup for the verse of this tune.

    • Key G
    • 125 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Backup

More about Fox on the Run Banjo song

Learn 3 different versions of Fox on the Run, which are all shown on this page. We recommend that you get started with the Scruggs style version, where you’ll learn basic roll pattern and left hand articulations like slides, hammer-ons, and pull-offs. Next, move on to the Melodic arrangement to learn how to play the melody for Fox on the Run using scales and up the next positions. Lastly, you can check out the Backup arrangement, which shows you how to play behind others while they are soloing.

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 Fox on the Run 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.

You'll also find some useful tools which will help you to learn how to play Fox on the Run 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 Tunefox banjo Fox on the Run tab contains real-sounding backing tracks. These backing tracks allow you to practice the arrangement you’re learning with with an entire band and you can change volume of the band, banjo and metronome to suit your liking.

Once you’ve settled on an arrangement of Fox on the Run 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.