Wreck of the Old '97 guitar tabs

  • A traditional folk song about a devastating train wreck. It turns out sad topics make for great songs. Check out some recordings of Wreck of the Old '97 to get the melody in your head before learning this one.

    • Key G
    • 80 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Beginner
  • This arrangement of Wreck of the Old '97 introduces many more up strokes to bring you a more technical and exciting solo than the beginner one. That being said, don’t skip the beginner version as it’s essential to get that melody down!

    • Key G
    • 100 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Intermediate
  • A little crosspicking here, some fiddle-tune style playing there. Take this one nice and easy in the beginning to practice all of the essential little nuances it provides. Metronome, metronome, metronome!

    • Key G
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Advanced

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