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Little Maggie

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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
    • 140 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
    • 140 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
    • 140 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Advanced