Pike County Breakdown banjo tabs & chords

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  • Scruggs Style

    Difficulty

    A unique and fun jam tune Pike County Breakdown that features a style Earl Scruggs didn't use too often - Single String style.

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

    Difficulty

    This arrangement of Pike County Breakdown features variations for playing down and up the neck. Look closely at the right hand fingering for the lick at measure 13.

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

    Difficulty

    This is a straight forward backup arrangement if Pike County Breakdown to teach you the basics of what a player could do with this song.

    • Key G
    • 130 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Backup

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Banjo Pike County Breakdown tab

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

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 Pike County Breakdown 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.

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