Shady Grove guitar tabs & chords

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  • Shady Grove is a traditional folk tune recorded by many artists. The minor key version of this song was made popular by Doc Watson in the 1960s.

    • Key Dm
    • 100 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Beginner
  • This is a beautiful and haunting melody, similar to what Doc played on his recording. Practice tip: Learn the C major scale to help you with the fingering for this arrangement of Shady Grove.

    • Key Dm
    • 100 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Intermediate
  • Channel your inner fiddle player here, because this version of Shady Grove is exactly how a fiddle player may approach the melody.

    • Key Dm
    • 100 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Advanced

More about Shady Grove Guitar song

Choose from 3 different versions of Shady Grove 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.

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.

The Shady Grove 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 Shady Grove 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 Shady Grove for bluegrass guitar, click on Shuffle Licks in the bottom right corner.

Members can also export all of their banjo Shady Grove arrangements into PDF files.