Handsome Molly banjo tabs & chords

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  • Scruggs Style

    Difficulty

    This is a fun tune! Great melody and lyrics. In this version of Handsome Molly try to really bring out those melody notes.

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

    Difficulty

    A technical up-the-neck break to Handsome Molly that stays true to the melody while giving you some options for spicing up your playing.

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

    Difficulty

    This backup version of Handsome Molly shows you how to play behind a vocalist in a way that doesn't get in the way of his/her singing.

    • Key G
    • 115 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Backup

More about Handsome Molly Banjo song

Here on Tunefox you’ll find 3 versions of Handsome Molly for banjo. The Scruggs style tablature will teach you how to play slides, hammer-ons and pull-offs. In the melodic arrangement of Handsome Molly, you’ll learn some fancy up-the-neck melodic work. The third variation of this song is a forward roll based-backup arrangement.

There are many Scruggs, melodic and bluesy licks in these three banjo Handsome Molly tablatures, which can be used to personalize each arrangement into your liking. To change measure into different arrangement, just click on the "Original Measure" text above the measure and select a different lick. You can also click the "Shuffle licks" button at the bottom of the page to randomly change all of the licks in the tablature and create a wholly unique arrangement of this song.

Be sure to check out all of the great learning tools that Tunefox has to offer such as "Hide Notes", "Memory Train", and "Speed Up". These tools can be found in the "Tools" menu at the bottom right of your screen. Want to learn some of Handsome Molly by ear? Use "Hide Notes" to hide some or all of the notes in the tablature. Once you’re finished learning with the tab use the "Memory Train" tool to commit the song to memory. Then practice with "Speed Up" to improve your technique and speed in no time.

Each Tunefox banjo Handsome Molly 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.

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

Handsome Molly lyrics

Well I wish was in London
Or some other seaport town
Set my foot in a steamboat
Sail the Ocean Round

Refrain:
Saling round the ocean
Sailin' round the sea
I think of Handsome Molly
Wherever she may be

Well I saw her at church last Sunday
She passed me on by
I knew her mind was changin'
By the rovin' of her eye

* Refrain

Now do you remember Molly
When you give me your right hand
Said if you ever married
That I would be the man

* Refrain