New River Train guitar tabs & chords

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  • New River Train is a great vocal song and a popular jam number due to it’s simple lyrics. Practice tip: Learn a verse of the song to get the melody in your head before learning the break.

    • Key C
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • Check out Norman Blake and Tony Rice play this classic number. Their individual interpretations of New River Train are amazing!

    • Key C
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • This arrangement of New River Train will teach you how to incorporate some crosspicking into your playing. Crosspicking is a lot like playing banjo rolls and it’s a great way to fill out your solo.

    • Key C
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced

More about New River Train Guitar song

Choose from 3 different versions of New River Train 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.

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.

The New River Train backing tracks that Tunefox offers are a great way for you to practice the arrangement you’ve learned and improvising over the chord changes. You can mix the tracks to meet your needs by changing the volume levels of the guitar, band, and metronome.

What to learn some variations on the melody of New River Train? 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.

When you’ve finished creating your arrangement of New River Train, export your song arrangement to PDF file. This feature is for members of Tunefox, only.