Soldier's Joy guitar tabs & chords

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  • Soldier’s Joy is a well-known old-time tune commonly heard in the key of D. Once you’re done learning this arrangement in C, put your capo on at the 2nd friend and pick it with a friend!

    • Key C
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Beginner
  • Look out for those hammer-ons and pull-offs! They give this arrangement of Soldier's Joy tons of personality, as opposed to just picking every single note

    • Key C
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Intermediate
  • There are even more slurs in this arrangement of Soldier's Joy than in the intermediate version. Practice tip: This song will challenge your left hand timing, so work with the metronome to get it sounding fluid and rhythmically precise.

    • Key C
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Advanced

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Guitar Soldier's Joy tab

Choose from 3 different versions of Soldier's Joy 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.

Use Tunefox’s backing tracks to practice this bluegrass guitar version of Soldier's Joy with a real-sounding band. Go to the Settings menu to mix the volume of the guitar, band or metronome to your liking.

Each bluegrass guitar arrangement of Soldier's Joy in Tunefox features switchable licks. These licks are designed to teach you multiple ways to play a song while staying true to the skill level you have chosen. To use the Tunefox lick switcher, click on "Original Measure" that is displayed over specific measures of the song. Use "Shuffle Licks" to switch all of the licks, which will show you a completely new arrangement of the song.

When you’ve finished creating your arrangement of Soldier's Joy, export your song arrangement to PDF file. This feature is for members of Tunefox, only.