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Cotton Eyed Joe - Bluegrass

  • Bluegrass
  • Key   G
  • Capo   2
  • Tempo   115 bpm
  • Tuning   EADGBE
This is a stinging version of Cotton Eyed Joe. He He :) We've got some fancy cross-picking that still retains the melody. It's all in first position, but still quite a challenge, especially if you want to bring those melody notes out. Know the basic melody. Then, try and accent the melody notes by softening your pick attack on non melodic notes. This will help you bring out the melody without breaking a string, or tensing up. Start slow, and add overall speed and volume as you become more comfortable with this fun arrangement. Enjoy!

Tags: #fiddle tune, #up-tempo, #old time