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Eighth Of January mandolin tabs & chords

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  • Eighth Of January is a popular fiddle tune and one that was written about the Battle of New Orleans that happened during the War of 1812.

    • Key D
    • 80 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • A fun march-like arrangement of Eighth Of January that builds on the beginner arrangement with hammer-ons and pull-offs.

    • Key D
    • 95 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • Eighth Of January is a great old fiddle tune and is very popular to play with guitar accompaniment and maybe even in unison with a fellow mandolinist!

    • Key D
    • 115 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced

More about Eighth Of January Mandolin song

Mandolin Eighth Of January tab

Here you will find 3 different ways to play Eighth Of January on mandolin. The beginner Eighth Of January 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 Eighth Of January tab shows you how to really show your playing off with some flash bluegrass licks all based on the melody.

Use Tunefox’s unique practice tools to take your playing up a notch or two. The tempo slider allows you to set the perfect tempo for your practice, depending on your goals. Work up to your ideal speed for the song using the Speed Up tool and once you’re ready to commit Eighth Of January tab to memory, use Memory Train to gradually hide the notes in the song each time it loops.

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

The backing tracks included in all tab versions of Eighth Of January 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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