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Flop Eared Mule mandolin tabs & chords

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  • Flop Eared Mule is a classic bluegrass fiddle tune in the key of D. Practice tip: teach this melody to a friend! It will help you internalize it better and show you the spots that you need to work on.

    • Key D
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • This classic fiddle tune is an example of a melody that is in different keys for each section. The A section is in D and the B section is a 5th up - in the key of A.

    • Key D
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • This arrangement of Flop Eared Mule is similar to the advance version of Forked Deer in that you'll learn how to play longer more flow-like lines rather than short phrases.

    • Key D
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced

More about Flop Eared Mule Mandolin song

Learn how to play the melody of Flop Eared Mule with the beginner mandolin tab on Tunefox. From there you can work your way up to the intermediate and advanced arrangements, which feature an emphasis on technical playing while still holding true to that original melody.

Tunefox features several amazing learning tools to aid you in practicing Flop Eared Mule tabs. For example, the tempo control slider will let you set an ideal tempo for practice and you can also click on measures to isolate specific sections of the song. The Speed Up tool will gradually increase the tempo each time the song or selected measures loop and the Memory Train feature will steadily hide notes in the song each time it loops.

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

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