Little Maggie guitar tabs & chords

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  • Little Maggie is a Stanley Brothers tune that Ricky Skaggs recording a burning version of in 1997 with Bryan Sutton on guitar. Check it out, because it’s essential listening!

    • Key G
    • 90 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Beginner
  • This arrangement of Little Maggie starts to work in some blues-type licks around the melody. Take a close look at the 4th measure!

    • Key G
    • 105 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Intermediate
  • This version of Little Maggie is a great example of how to work in fiddle-tune-like phrasing into your melodic playing. The key is to bring out the vocal phrasing whenever possible.

    • Key G
    • 125 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Advanced

More about Little Maggie Guitar song

Choose from 3 different versions of Little Maggie for bluegrass guitar based on your skill level. The beginner arrangement of this song will teach you a basic melody and from that place you can move to the intermediate tab and then to the advanced version, which will get you playing some more popular bluegrass guitar vocabulary.

The "Speed-Up" and "Memory-Train" practice tools offer ways for you to practice technique and memorizing the arrangement of Little Maggie 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.

The Little Maggie backing tracks allow you to practice this song with an entire band and you can change volume of a guitar, band or metronome according to your needs.

Get creative with Little Maggie with the Tunefox lick switcher. The lick switcher gives you an opportunity to learn multiple variations of the song you’re learning within the context of the guitar tab you’re practicing. To use the lick switcher, click on the text that says "Original Measure" above some of the measures in the tab. If you want to see a completely new arrangement of Little Maggie for bluegrass guitar, click on Shuffle Licks in the bottom right corner.

Members can export their arrangements into PDF, allowing them to print and bring them to their next jam session.