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When The Saints Go Marching in banjo tabs & chords

  • Just the melody. If you are weary from learning and practicing rolls, leaning a melody is a great thing to work on. In fact, Sonny Osbourne has said that is how all banjo players should start out. Almost every measure in this arrangement has options in the lick switcher. So after you've got the melody. You've got a lot of options to add in licks. Check them out one at a time, or shuffle them to completely transform the arrangement.

    • Key G
    • 85 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Scruggs Style(Melody Only)
  • Scruggs Style-2


    A few more Scruggs riffs in the core arrangement, and a little more challenge in the lick switcher.

    • Key G
    • 95 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Scruggs Style-2
  • Scruggs Style-3


    A fun Scruggs Style arrangement of this timeless tune.

    • Key G
    • 105 bpm
    • Tuning gDGBD
    Play Scruggs Style-3

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Banjo When The Saints Go Marching in tab

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

Use the Tunefox Lick Switcher to explore improvisation and creativity inside the When The Saints Go Marching in tablatures. The Lick Switcher will allow you to create your own arrangement using pre-built licks that are handmade by professional musicians. To use the Lick Switcher, click on the text above specific measures that says "Original Measure" and select between a variety of new licks for that measure. You'll find that there are different style licks such as Scruggs, Melodic, Jazz, and more. At the bottom of your page you'll also find a button that says "Shuffle Licks." Click this button and watch the licks randomly shuffle throughout the song.

There are a number of fantastic learning tools in Tunefox to help you memorize, learn by ear, and improve your speed. These special features are found in the "Tools" menu at the bottom right of your screen. The "Hide Notes" tool will hide a number of the notes in the tab so you can use your ears to learn parts of the melody of the When The Saints Go Marching in. Next, try out the "Memory Train" tool, which will hide more and more notes each time the song or measure loops. This will help get you off of the tab you’ve been working with so you can play it by memory. The "Speed Up" feature gradually speeds up the song so you can hone your technique and challenge yourself to go faster.

Use the Tunefox backing tracks to practice the solo you’re working on or improvising over the chord changes for When The Saints Go Marching in. 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.

Members can also export all of their banjo When The Saints Go Marching in arrangements into PDF files.