For the A part, use your first finger on the second fret, third finger on the fourth fret, and pinky on the fifth fret. While this may present a new challenge for you, it is a great opportunity to strengthen your pinky and improve your coordination. Take it as slow as you need to. Having all the melody notes on one string also allows us to achieve higher speeds and clarity with alternate picking by eliminating string crossings.Learn
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With Tunefox, you can learn 3 bluegrass guitar arrangements to Golden Slippers, 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 Golden Slippers.
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.
Want to practice with a band? Use the Tunefox Golden Slippers backing tracks! These real-sounding tracks sound great and the settings will allow you to adjust the volume of the guitar, band, or metronome.
What to learn some variations on the melody of Golden Slippers? 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.
Members can export their arrangements into PDF, allowing them to print and bring them to their next jam session.