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  • This is a must-learn old-time tune and one that is widely heard around the world at jam sessions. This version of Angeline the Baker will give you a good grasp of the main melody line out of D position.

    • Key D
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Beginner
  • The intermediate level arrangement of Angeline the Baker includes a few more scalar lines which will challenge your crosspicking skills quite a bit! Practice slowly with the metronome to bring out all of the articulations.

    • Key D
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Intermediate
  • This arrangement of Angeline the Baker features more crosspicking lines that makes the melody sound fuller and more complex. Don’t forget to switch out those licks for some sweet variations!

    • Key D
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Advanced

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"Originally titled Angelina Baker, this Stephen Foster song was written and published in 1850 for the Christy Minstrels, who were a blackface group formed by Edwin Pearce Christy. It's since become a part of the old-time and bluegrass repertoire and is one of the most popular beginner songs to learn because of it's repetitive melody and simple form. The lyrics lament the loss of a salve woman who was sent away by her owner. John Lomax collected an instrumental version which was under the title "Angeline the Baker." This instrumental version helped popularize the tune in bluegrass circles.