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Choose from 1 different versions of Shortnin' Bread 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. Tunefox features unique tools to assist with practicing Shortnin' Bread. "Speed-Up" will gradually increase the tempo of a looped section or the entire song so you can... build your technique. When you select "Memory-Train", Tunefox will make the notes disappear from the tab each time the song loops, so you’ll learn how to get off the tab with ease. To isolate a section of the tune, simply click on the measure and it will loop. Want to practice with a band? Use the Tunefox Shortnin' Bread 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 1 variations of Shortnin' Bread. 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. When you’ve finished creating your arrangement of Shortnin' Bread, export your song arrangement to PDF file. This feature is for members of Tunefox, only.
Shortnin' Bread lyrics
Put on the skillet, put on the lid Mama's gonna bake a little shortenin' bread That ain't all she's gonna do, She's gonna make a little coffee, too. Mamma's little baby loves shortnin', shortnin' Mamma's little baby loves shortnin' bread Mamma's little baby loves shortnin', shortnin' Mamma'...other 'most dead Sent for the doctor, the doctor said "Feed those children on shortnin' bread" Mammy's baby loves shortenin' Mammy's baby loves bread Mammy's baby loves shortenin' bread Ri diddle dee etc... Slip to the kitchen, slip up the led, Filled my pockets full of short'nin' bread; Stole the skillet, stole the led, Stole the gal makin' short'nin' bread. Mama's baby loves short'nin', Mama's baby loves short'nin' Mama's little baby loves to have the shortenin' bread The short'nin' bread is always diddly-da-da, etc... The must have their bread They caught me with the skillet, they caught me with the led, Caught me with the gal makin' short'nin' bread; Paid six dollars for the skillet, six dollars for the led, Spent six months in jail eatin' short'nin' bread. Mama's little baby loves short'nin', short'nin', Mama's little baby loves short'nin' bread, Mama's little baby loves short'nin', short'nin', Rip-ho, ho, etc... Oh shortenin', da-da-da-da, Oh Mammy, give us that bread