A beginner friendly arrangement for everyone to enjoy. It follows the instrumental intro, which also reappears after each chorus. Practice hear, then play along with the original recording. For the verse use two forward-backward rolls for each chord in the verse progression- C D C G D C Am GLearn
Think Earl wouldn't approve? Ever heard of the Earl Scruggs Revue? Check them out and it may totally change what you think you knew about the master of the 5 String banjo. This arrangement adds classic Scruggs lick to this Classic Rock ballad. Go for a sweet tone, and smooth connection between notes. In measure 2 & 4, try for a slide from 2-5-2 as you pick the notes. It'll add really nice color and expression to your playing.Learn
More about Wish You Were Here
On Tunefox you’ll find 4 different tabs for Wish You Were Here. Each of these tabs will teach you how to play the this tune in a different way. The Scruggs style tablature will show you how to play left hand slurs, otherwise known as hammer-ons, slides, and pull-offs. The Melodic style arrangement of will show you how to play Wish You Were Here up the neck using major and pentatonic scales. And finally, the Backup arrangement will teach you how to play the backup for this song, which is essential for jam sessions.
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 Wish You Were Here 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.
You'll also find some useful tools which will help you to learn how to play Wish You Were Here on banjo. For example, you can use the "Hide Notes" feature, which will hide some notes for you so you can learn parts of the melody by ear. The "Memory train" tool will progressively hide notes each time you play through a section or the entirety of a song. Take your speed to the next level with the "Speed Up" feature. This tool will automatically increase playback speed each time you loop the song.
Each Tunefox banjo Wish You Were Here tab contains real-sounding backing tracks. These backing tracks allow you to practice the arrangement you’re learning with with an entire band and you can change volume of the band, banjo and metronome to suit your liking.
Members can also export all of their banjo Wish You Were Here arrangements into PDF files.