Yankee Doodle banjo tabsBack
This simple three finger version of Yankee doodle sticks close to the melody and leaves out the fancy fret hand embellishments. Check out the licks to add some nice Scruggs style riffs into this tune.Learn
This two finger version of Yankee Doodle works great with the slider. Even if you are a Scruggs player, diving into this style can open your eyes and ears to a lot of new ideas on how to play banjo.Learn
More about Yankee Doodle
A traditional song and nursery rhyme often sung patriotically in the United States, but dates all the way back to Medieval Europe.
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 Jambalya (On the Bayou) 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. 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 Jambalya (On the Bayou) 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. Each arrangement of Jambalya (On the Bayou) for banjo features real-sounding backing tracks. Use these backing tracks to polish up the solo you’re working on. You can mix the banjo, band, and metronome up or down so that you have several options for your practice. When you’ve finished creating your arrangement of Jambalya (On the Bayou), export your song arrangement to PDF file. This feature is for members of Tunefox, only.There are many Scruggs, melodic and bluesy licks in these 2 banjo Yankee Doodle 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. You'll also find some useful tools which will help you to learn how to play Yankee Doodle 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. Using backing tracks for practice should be an essential part of every musician’s routine. With Tunefox, you can practice Yankee Doodle as fast or as slow as you want and mix the volume of the tracks with the instrument to your liking. There’s also a metronome so you can always feel the pulse of the song with or without the band track playing along. When you’ve finished creating your arrangement of Yankee Doodle, export your song arrangement to PDF file. This feature is for members of Tunefox, only.
Yankee Doodle lyrics
Yankee Doodle went to town A-riding on a pony He stuck a feather in his hat And called it macaroni Yankee Doodle, keep it up Yankee Doodle dandy Mind the music and the step and with the girls be handy! Father and I went down to camp Along with Captain Gooding And there we saw the men a... They say he's grown so tarnal proud He will not ride without them.