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White House Blues

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  • This is a Bill Monroe number that is usually played at a breakneck tempo. Practice tip: Play slowly with the metronome on repeat to achieve maximum articulation potential.

    • Key G
    • 130 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Beginner
  • There’s a bit more embellishment in this intermediate version of White House Blues and you’ll start to see the solo and melody come to life.

    • Key G
    • 130 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Intermediate
  • This version of White House Blues is a great example of how to work in fiddle-tune-like phrasing into your melodic playing. The key is to bring out the vocal phrasing whenever possible.

    • Key G
    • 130 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Advanced