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Pretty Polly guitar tabs

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  • This traditional song was made popular by Ralph Stanley and the Clinch Mountain Boys in the 1960s. Ralph’s banjo playing on the recording is phenomenal and it’s a must-listen for all bluegrass musicians.

    • Key G
    • 130 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Beginner
  • Watch out for those measure of 2/4 in this tune. Practice tip: Learn a verse of Pretty Polly to better internalize the melody before learning this solo.

    • Key G
    • 130 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Intermediate
  • This version of Pretty Polly gives you a more fiddle-like approach and will challenge you if you’re not used to playing long lines. Practice Tip: Play along with the backing tracks at 60-80 bpm to achieve maximum note clarity.

    • Key G
    • 130 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Advanced

Learn how to play Pretty Polly on guitar. Choose from these tab arrangements - Beginner, Intermediate, and Advanced or learn all three! Discover ear-catching licks to see new ways of playing this song. Use tempo control to slow down playback speed and speed up feature to learn how to play fast.

Practice with backing tracks or use hide notes feature, to learn how to play Pretty Polly with your ears. You can also use memory train feature to hide more and more notes everytime you pass thru the whole song.

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