Sailor's Hornpipe guitar tabs & chords

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  • A bouncy hornpipe commonly heard at bluegrass jams. This arrangement for Sailor's Hornpipe will get you off to an easy start learning the melody.

    • Key G
    • 70 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Beginner
  • This solo for Sailor's Hornpipe features more of the chromatic notes that you may be familiar with in this melody. Pay attention to the up and down strokes for this song as there is some string skipping.

    • Key G
    • 85 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Intermediate
  • Watch out for the 6th measure of this arrangement for Sailor's Hornpipe. It's got some fancy crosspicking that'll give you a run for your money!

    • Key G
    • 95 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Advanced

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Guitar Sailor's Hornpipe 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 Sailor's Hornpipe. Work your way up to the advanced version, where you’ll learn a more ‘professional’ solo for the song.

On Tunefox you’ll find numerous tools to help you learn this song. Use the "Speed Up" tool to easily build speed. The "Memory train" feature will hide notes everytime you go through the song so you can more effectively get off tab. You can also isolate, slow down and repeat problematic measures.

Want to practice with a band? Use the Tunefox Sailor's Hornpipe backing tracks! These real-sounding tracks sound great and the settings will allow you to adjust the volume of the guitar, band, or metronome.

Are you looking for a way how to be more creative while playing this song? Our content creators prepared different ways to play most of the measures in all 3 variations of Sailor's Hornpipe. We call them "licks" and you can change these by clicking on the "Original Measure" text above the measure. You can also shuffle all of the licks in the song to get a completely new arrangement.

Members can also export all of their banjo Sailor's Hornpipe arrangements into PDF files.