Grandfather's Clock guitar tabs & chords

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  • Grandfather's Clock is a classic old-time song with beautiful lyrics. You can hear it played by artists like Doc Watson and the Kruger Brothers.

    • Key G
    • 80 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Beginner
  • This arrangement of Grandfather's Clock fills out the beginner melody with more 16th notes and slurs. It’s an example of how to tastefully blend scales into your melody playing.

    • Key G
    • 95 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Intermediate
  • More slurs and 16th notes make up this flowing arrangement of Grandfather's Clock. Take it slow to nail the articulations, then gradually speed it up with the backing tracks or metronome.

    • Key G
    • 105 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Advanced

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Guitar Grandfather's Clock 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 Grandfather's Clock. 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 Grandfather's Clock 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.

Want to practice with a band? Use the Tunefox Grandfather's Clock 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 Grandfather's Clock? 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 also export all of their banjo Grandfather's Clock arrangements into PDF files.