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Bluegrass - Key of G
Sometimes your in a jam with a banjo and a guitar player. It happens. Sometimes those players are lazy. Instead of putting the capo on the second fret, they just play the tune open. Which means the song that's usually in A is now in G. It happens. Be ready for it. Learn this A tune in the key of G. It's good for you. Musical vegetables. Eat up! Also check out the great licks in the switcher!Learn
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A common traditional tune with great lyrics and melody.
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. 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 Grandfather's Clock 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 Grandfather's Clock, 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 Grandfather's Clock, click Shuffle Licks, which can be found in the bottom tool bar. All arrangements ...of Grandfather's Clock include flexible backing tracks, allowing you to change the volume of the main instrument, full band, or metronome to suit your practice needs. If you’re a Tunefox member, you have the ability to export your arrangement to a PDF file.
Grandfather's Clock lyrics
My grandfather's clock was too large for the shelf So it stood ninety years on the floor It was taller by half than the old man himself Though it weighed not a pennyweight more It was bought on the morn of the day that he was born And was always his treasure and pride But it stopped, short nev...It stopped, short never to go again When the old man died My grandfather said that of those he could hire Not a servant so faithful he found For it wasted no time and had but one desire At the close of each week to be wound And it kept in its place, not a frown upon its face And its hands never hung by its side But it stopped short, never to go again When the old man died It rang and alarmed in the dead of the night An alarm that for years had been dumb And we knew that his spirit was pluming for flight That his hour for departure had come Still the clock kept the time with a soft and muffled chime As we silently stood by his side But it stopped short, never to go again When the old man died Ninety years without slumbering His life seconds numbering It stopped short, never to go again When the old man died