More about Life is Like a Mountain Railroad Banjo song
Learn 3 different versions of Life is Like a Mountain Railroad, 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 Life is Like a Mountain Railroad 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.
There are many Scruggs, melodic and bluesy licks in these three banjo Life is Like a Mountain Railroad 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 Life is Like a Mountain Railroad 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.
Use the Tunefox backing tracks to practice the solo you’re working on or improvising over the chord changes for Life is Like a Mountain Railroad. The backing tracks are recorded samples of real instruments to help simulate practicing with an actual band. You can adjust the volume of the instrument, band, and metronome to your liking.
Once you’ve settled on an arrangement of Life is Like a Mountain Railroad 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.