Reuben

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  • Scruggs Style

    Beginner

    A classic Earl Scruggs arrangement of Reuben from the "Foggy Mountain Banjo" record. Keep in mind that a train tune, so it should be driving forward like a train!

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

    Advanced

    This is an advanced bluesy arrangement of Reuben inspired by Bela Fleck's tune, "The Legend." It features descending blues scale patterns that work great over the chord changes!

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

    Intermediate

    This backup arrangement of Reuben demonstrates what Earl is doing on the original recording of Reuben behind the dobro player, Josh Graves.

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