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Wreck of the Old '97

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

    • Key G
    • 80 bpm
    • Tuning EADGBE
    Play Beginner
  • This arrangement 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