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East Virginia Blues mandolin tabs & chords

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  • East Virginia Blues is a bluegrass standard performed by the Stanley Brothers and by J.D. Crowe and the New South. Both versions are essential listening!

    • Key A
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • This melody is a perfect lesson for how to use the A major pentatonic scale to create melodies.

    • Key A
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • This is a really fun and groovy arrangement of East Virginia Blues that throws some double stops at you right from the beginning. Try piecing this version together measure by measure to ensure consistent rhythms.

    • Key A
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced

More about East Virginia Blues Mandolin song

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 East Virginia Blues tab loops.

Get creative with this arrangement of East Virginia Blues 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 East Virginia Blues. Shuffle all of the licks in this tab to create an entirely new version of the song.

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

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