Mandolin

Crazy Creek mandolin tabs & chords

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  • Crazy Creek is one of the funkiest fiddle tunes. Check out the B section chord progression. A better name for this tune might be “Crazy chords!”

    • Key A
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • Before taking a stab at this melody, it may be helpful to look at the chords and playing through their major scales to get a feel for the positions you’ll be using on the neck.

    • Key A
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • Learn this break, then try playing along with Wyatt Rice’s recording of Crazy Creek! Doing this will help prepare you for jamming on this tune and give you some different ideas for improvisation.

    • Key A
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced

More about Crazy Creek Mandolin song

Here you will find 3 different ways to play Crazy Creek on mandolin. The beginner Crazy Creek tab will show you how to play the basic melody line. Once you feel comfortable playing that then move on to learning the intermediate arrangement, which will teach you how to incorporate more 16th notes. Finally, the advanced Crazy Creek tab shows you how to really show your playing off with some flash bluegrass licks all based on the melody.

There are a ton of tools in the Tunefox app that will help you learn Crazy Creek 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.

Once you learn the main arrangement of Crazy Creek, 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 Crazy Creek, click Shuffle Licks, which can be found in the bottom tool bar.

All 3 Crazy Creek mandolin tabs include backing tracks, so you can change the volume of a mandolin, band or metronome to suit your liking.

If you’re a Tunefox member, you have the ability to export your arrangement to a PDF file.