Guitar

Banks of the Ohio

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  • This is a good old murder ballad. Make sure you check out Tony Rice’s rendition of this off of his record, “Guitar.”

    • Key G
    • 70 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Beginner
  • This intermediate rendition is still fairly sparse in the beginning and as it develops, brings in more scalar ideas. It’s a good one to practice accenting the melody.

    • Key G
    • 90 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Intermediate
  • This one starts out with a crosspicking arrangement and seamlessly moves into some longer melody phrasing. Practice tip: Loop individual measures and then piece them together.

    • Key G
    • 100 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Advanced