Wayfaring Stranger guitar tabs & chords

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  • Wayfaring Stranger is an old traditional number in the key of Am. Check out the variations you can create with the lick switcher and then polish them up using the backing tracks.

    • Key Am
    • 80 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Beginner
  • Nothing too complex as this arrangement of Wayfaring Stranger builds directly from the beginner version by using more up and down strokes.

    • Key Am
    • 80 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Intermediate
  • Knowing that the relative major of Am is C, it’s helpful to learn the C major scale to prepare yourself for learning this melody.

    • Key Am
    • 80 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Advanced

More about Wayfaring Stranger Guitar song

Guitar Wayfaring Stranger tab

On Tunefox, there are 3 versions of this song for you to learn. The Beginner arrangement gives you a good foundation of the verse melody. The Wayfaring Stranger Intermediate tab is a slidey arrangement of this song, which is a little more technically challenging and finally, the Advanced version introduces more typical bluegrass vocabulary.

The "Speed-Up" and "Memory-Train" practice tools offer ways for you to practice technique and memorizing the arrangement of Wayfaring Stranger 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.

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

Get creative with Wayfaring Stranger 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 Wayfaring Stranger for bluegrass guitar, click on Shuffle Licks in the bottom right corner.

When you’ve finished creating your arrangement of Wayfaring Stranger, export your song arrangement to PDF file. This feature is for members of Tunefox, only.