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Bury Me Beneath the Willow guitar tabs

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  • Tablatures

    Beginner

    Traditional

    The basic melody for this classic murder ballad Bury Me Beneath the Willow. Practice tip: Learn the lyrics for a verse or chorus of this song to get a good grasp on what the melody is.

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  • Intermediate

    Traditional

    This version of Bury Me Beneath the Willow is still fairly sparse but adds in some scalar lines to lead you into the important melody notes.

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  • Advanced

    Traditional

    It’s all about that original melody! This is an important lesson in bringing out the song’s melody regardless of the other more soloistic element you’re playing. It gives the listener something to connect to.

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  • Licks

    Bluegrass #8

    Fill Lick

    Here's a descending scale lick with an 'F' note on the 4th string 3rd fret to give it a little bluesy flair.

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  • Bluesy #6

    Fill Lick

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  • Bluesy #5

    Fill Lick

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  • Crosspicking #7

    Fill Lick

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  • Crosspicking #6

    Fill Lick

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  • Jazz #2

    Fill Lick

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  • Jazz #3

    Fill Lick

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  • Jazz #1

    Fill Lick

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More about Bury Me Beneath the Willow

What skill level do you consider yourself to be at? With Tunefox, we meet you at your level with 3 different guitar tabs - Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced. To learn the basic melody of this song (which is good for musicians at all levels), start with the beginner arrangement of Bury Me Beneath the Willow. Work your way up to the advanced version, where you’ll learn a more ‘professional’ solo for the song.

The "Speed-Up" and "Memory-Train" practice tools offer ways for you to practice technique and memorizing the arrangement of Bury Me Beneath the Willow you’re learning. Speed-Up will automatically increase the tempo of the song or selection that you’re practicing while Memory-Train deletes notes from the tab each time it loops to help you commit the melody to memory. To select and loop sections of the song, click on them with your cursor.

Use Tunefox’s backing tracks to practice this bluegrass guitar version of Bury Me Beneath the Willow with a real-sounding band. Go to the Settings menu to mix the volume of the guitar, band or metronome to your liking.

Get creative with Bury Me Beneath the Willow with the Tunefox lick switcher. The lick switcher gives you an opportunity to learn multiple variations of the song you’re learning within the context of the guitar tab you’re practicing. To use the lick switcher, click on the text that says "Original Measure" above some of the measures in the tab. If you want to see a completely new arrangement of Bury Me Beneath the Willow for bluegrass guitar, click on Shuffle Licks in the bottom right corner.

When you’ve finished creating your arrangement of Bury Me Beneath the Willow, export your song arrangement to PDF file. This feature is for members of Tunefox, only.