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The Girl I Left Behind Me guitar tabs

  • Tablatures

    Low Octave


    A beautiful melody with few challenges. Use your Tunefox tools to help you really nail this jam classic.

  • High Octave


    Experiment with your phrasing by trying to play this melody legato(holding down the notes for their full value) and staccato(releasing the note as soon as you play it). Legato sounds most like singing and is very smooth. Staccato is short and rhythmic. Learning to artfully combine the two approaches will make your phrasing unique and interesting.

  • C Position



More about The Girl I Left Behind Me

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 The Girl I Left Behind Me. Work your way up to the advanced version, where you’ll learn a more ‘professional’ solo for the song.

The "Speed-Up" and "Memory-Train" practice tools offer ways for you to practice technique and memorizing the arrangement of The Girl I Left Behind Me you’re learning. Speed-Up will automatically increase the tempo of the song or selection that you’re practicing while Memory-Train deletes notes from the tab each time it loops to help you commit the melody to memory. To select and loop sections of the song, click on them with your cursor.

Want to practice with a band? Use the Tunefox The Girl I Left Behind Me 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 The Girl I Left Behind Me. 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 The Girl I Left Behind Me arrangements into PDF files.