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Black Mountain Rag - Monroe Style

  • Monroe Style
  • Key   A
  • Tempo   115 bpm
  • Tuning   GDAE
This is in the style of Mike Compton, who is likely the most studied and accomplished Monroe style player in the world. Check out the licks too get some of Mike's signature touches- fiddle like slides and interesting rhythmic figures. The chord progression is slightly different than the standard Black Mountain Rag. Mike and David use different chords over the same melody in the B section, and creates a brand new splash of color that is captivating, and it reawakens this old standard.

Tags: #fiddle tune, #guitar tune, #up-tempo