Mandolin

Arkansas Traveler mandolin tabs & chords

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  • Arkansas Traveler is a popular bluegrass and old-time tune. Although this is a beginner arrangement, it still includes many of the trademark melodic lines.

    • Key D
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • This is a chunky lower register A section. Work on bringing out those low melodies with good tone. Also, watch out for all of those chords in the B section!

    • Key D
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • An upper register arrangement of Arkansas Traveler with a couple fancy triplet licks at the end of the A section and beginning of the B section.

    • Key D
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced

More about Arkansas Traveler Mandolin song

Learn how to play Arkansas Traveler from a very basic level. With the beginner tab you’ll learn the melody of this song. Using this tab is a great way to set a solid foundation for your development on the mandolin. After you have completed the beginner version get cracking on the intermediate and advanced versions of Arkansas Traveler tabs. These arrangements still follow the melody line but a little more technique is required to get them down.

There are a ton of tools in the Tunefox app that will help you learn Arkansas Traveler tabs more efficiently and effectively. Use the tempo control slider to slow down the whole song, or isolate problematic measures. You can also activate the "Speed Up" tool to speed up isolated measures each time they loop. Use the "Memory Train" tool to hide more and more notes each time you play through the song.

Get creative with this arrangement of Arkansas Traveler by using the Tunefox Lick Switcher feature. This tool lets you decide what licks you’d like to learn in the song and helps you better understand improvisation and creativity within the chord changes of Arkansas Traveler. Shuffle all of the licks in this tab to create an entirely new version of the song.

All arrangements of Arkansas Traveler include flexible backing tracks, allowing you to change the volume of the main instrument, full band, or metronome to suit your practice needs.

Members can also export all of their arrangements into PDF files.