Mandolin

Cluck Old Hen mandolin tabs & chords

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  • Cluck Old Hen is an old-time tune that is heard in many bluegrass jams. It’s a fantastic tune to practice your bluesy playing on.

    • Key A
    • 70 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • The intermediate version of this tune gives you more bluesy licks and vocabulary to practice. Learning the A blues scale will help prepare you for learning this arrangement of Cluck Old Hen.

    • Key A
    • 90 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • Notice how this melody goes between major and minor. It’s a great example of how many bluegrass tunes can mix the two flavors.

    • Key A
    • 105 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced

More about Cluck Old Hen Mandolin song

Mandolin Cluck Old Hen tab

The Tunefox Beginner tab is focusing on accenting the melody notes of the vocal line. Intermediate arrangement features more 16th note up and down strokes than the beginner version and Advanced version adds some tasty melodic flare.

Need some practice help? Tunefox has several unique learning tools to keep your practice interesting and fun. Use the tempo slider to find the perfect tempo for you to practice at. When you’ve found it, test your speed with the “Speed Up” function, which will steadily increase the tempo each time the song or selected measures loop. When you’re ready to get off the tab, use Memory Train to increasingly hide notes each time Cluck Old Hen tab loops.

Once you learn the main arrangement of Cluck Old Hen, try switching out the licks in the song to learn about improvisation and creativity. You can do this by using the Tunefox Lick Switcher, which features hand-crafted licks built specifically for each tab. If you’re looking to spice up the entire arrangement of Cluck Old Hen, click Shuffle Licks, which can be found in the bottom tool bar.

The backing tracks included in all tab versions of Cluck Old Hen are a great tool for practicing the melody or improvisation. Go to Settings to change the volume levels of the mandolin, full band tracks, and metronome to suit your practice needs.

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