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Get Up John - Skaggs Style

  • Skaggs Style
  • Key   D
  • Tempo   140 bpm
  • Tuning   ADAD

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This is an amazing instrumental. It has a cool tuning known as "Cross Tuning". It comes from the world of Old-Time music. Tune one G string to F#. Tune the G string just below that to A. Your courses of D and A strings remain standard. Lastly tune your top E string down to A. Then tune the E string closest to the floor down to D. Now, you are in tune and ready to play, "Get Up John".

Tags: #mandolin, #traditional, #bill monroe, #ricky skaggs