John Henry banjo tabs

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  • Scruggs Style

    Intermediate

    This is the Earl Scruggs arrangement off of "Foggy Mountain Banjo" in D tuning. Check out the original recording, as it's a must-listen for all bluegrass banjo players.

    • Key D
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning f#/GbDF
    Play Scruggs Style
  • Bluesy Style

    Intermediate

    This version of John Henry features some tasteful bluesy playing mixed in with classic Earl Scruggs licks. Bluesy licks lay out really well in D tuning!

    • Key D
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning f#/GbDF
    Play Bluesy Style
  • Backup

    Intermediate

    This arrangement of John Henry demonstrates classic down-the-neck Scruggs playing. Imagine you're backing up a vocalist or fiddle player.

    • Key D
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning f#/GbDF
    Play Backup

Learn how to play John Henry on banjo. Choose from these tab arrangements - Scruggs Style, Bluesy Style, and Backup or learn all three! Discover ear-catching licks to see new ways of playing this song. Use tempo control to slow down playback speed and speed up feature to learn how to play fast.

Practice with backing tracks or use hide notes feature, to learn how to play John Henry with your ears. You can also use memory train feature to hide more and more notes everytime you pass thru the whole song.

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