Cattle in the Cane guitar tabs & chords

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  • A fabulous old-time number, most famously done on guitar by Tony Rice. This beginner arrangement of Cattle in the Cane teaches a simple and accessible melody before jumping into the intermediate solo.

    • Key A
    • 80 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Beginner
  • This arrangement of Cattle in the Cane builds on the beginner version by incorporating more slurs and a little chromaticism at the end of the A section.

    • Key A
    • 95 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Intermediate
  • The advanced solo is loosely based on the Tony Rice arrangement of Cattle in the Cane. Check out his album, ‘Church Street Blues’ to hear it’s awesomeness.

    • Key A
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Advanced

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Guitar Cattle in the Cane tab

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 Cattle in the Cane. Work your way up to the advanced version, where you’ll learn a more ‘professional’ solo for the song.

Tunefox features unique tools to assist with practicing Cattle in the Cane. "Speed-Up" will gradually increase the tempo of a looped section or the entire song so you can build your technique. When you select "Memory-Train", Tunefox will make the notes disappear from the tab each time the song loops, so you’ll learn how to get off the tab with ease. To isolate a section of the tune, simply click on the measure and it will loop.

The Cattle in the Cane backing tracks that Tunefox offers are a great way for you to practice the arrangement you’ve learned and improvising over the chord changes. You can mix the tracks to meet your needs by changing the volume levels of the guitar, band, and metronome.

What to learn some variations on the melody of Cattle in the Cane? In each arrangement of this song you’ll find multiple licks that you can switch out to explore and discover new ways to play the song and learn about different styles along the way. Use the lick switcher by clicking on "Original Measure" above certain measures. To see a completely new arrangement of the song, click on "Shuffle Licks" in the bottom right corner of the page.

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