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Billy in the Low Ground guitar tabs & chords

  • Billy in the Low Ground is a classic old-time fiddle tune that lies really well on the guitar neck. You’ll find that this arrangement gives you a great starting point for learning the melody.

    • Key C
    • 75 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Beginner
  • Billy in the Low Ground version that features longer melody lines and some fancy up-the-neck action in the B section.

    • Key C
    • 95 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Intermediate
  • This version of Billy in the Low Ground is similar to the melody in the intermediate solo, however it features some nice syncopation at the beginning of the B section.

    • Key C
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Advanced

More about Billy in the Low Ground Guitar song

Guitar Billy in the Low Ground tab

With Tunefox, you can learn 3 bluegrass guitar arrangements to Billy in the Low Ground, starting with the Beginner tablature. This tab will give you a foundation for the melody so you can easily modify it along your journey to the intermediate and advanced versions, which will each progress in difficulty. This helps you develop a bluegrass guitar vocabulary while also staying true to the melody of Billy in the Low Ground.

Use Tunefox’s unique practice tools to improve your speed and get off the tab faster so you can jam sooner. The "Speed-Up" tool will incrementally increase the tempo of the song so you can build up to your ideal tempo for the tune. Use "Memory-Train" to liberate yourself from the tab. This practice tool will make the notes in the song gradually disappear, forcing you not to look at the tab anymore. Click on measures to isolate and loop them for practice.

Use Tunefox’s backing tracks to practice this bluegrass guitar version of Billy in the Low Ground with a real-sounding band. Go to the Settings menu to mix the volume of the guitar, band or metronome to your liking.

Are you looking for a way how to be more creative while playing this song? Our content creators prepared different ways to play most of the measures in all 3 variations of Billy in the Low Ground. We call them "licks" and you can change these by clicking on the "Original Measure" text above the measure. You can also shuffle all of the licks in the song to get a completely new arrangement.

When you’ve finished creating your arrangement of Billy in the Low Ground, export your song arrangement to PDF file. This feature is for members of Tunefox, only.