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Guitar tablatures for Worried Man Blues

Flatt & Scruggs

Recomended level: Intermediate

Tags: #vocal song, #medium-tempo, #folk music

This folk song tells the story of a man imprisoned for unknown reasons and it was recorded by Woody Guthrie in 1940. You’ll also find it published in Pete Seeger’s instructional book, "Folksinger's Guitar Guide".

Lester Flatt and Earl Scruggs and the Foggy Mountain Boys recorded Worried Man Blues in 1961 on the "Songs Of The Famous Carter Family" album and it also appeared on the final episode of the Rainbow Quest television series (1966) performed by Johnny Cash, June Carter and Pete Seeger.

  • Guitar Worried Man Blues Simple


    Worried Man Blues is a commonly known beginner tune because of it’s catchy melody and simple lyrics. Learn a verse of this song before jumping into the guitar break!

    Guitar Worried Man Blues Simple
  • Guitar Worried Man Blues Bluegrass


    This arrangement of Worried Man Blues introduces more typical bluegrass vocabulary. Take it slow and gradually speed up the tempo. Use the “Speed Up” tool to make getting faster easy!

    Guitar Worried Man Blues Bluegrass