Eighth of January is popular in both bluegrass and old-time circles. In this arrangement, you’ll learn the basic outline of the melody so you have a starting point for the intermediate version.
This intermediate version of Eighth of January will show you how to blend more 16th notes into your playing to create a fuller, more melodic sound.
This advanced version of Eighth of January sounds exactly like how a fiddle player would approach playing this song. Practice tip: Get together with your friends, teach them the melody, and play along with the metronome!