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I Am A Pilgrim mandolin tabs & chords

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  • I Am A Pilgrim was popularized by guitarist Doc Watson and is fun to play with or without vocalists. Practice tip: This is a medium-slow song, so you want to make sure your timing is extra tight. Play along with the backing tracks to lock it in.

    • Key G
    • 90 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • This solo is significantly blusier than the beginner solo and introduces you to some great articulations using slides, hammer-ons, and pull-offs.

    • Key G
    • 90 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • The advanced version of 'I am a Pilgrim' is difficult in that you'll be learning some technically rhythmic phrasing. That being said, it's a fun one!

    • Key G
    • 90 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced

More about I Am A Pilgrim Mandolin song

Here you will find 3 different ways to play I Am A Pilgrim on mandolin. The beginner I Am A Pilgrim 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 I Am A Pilgrim 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 I Am A Pilgrim tab to memory, use Memory Train to gradually hide the notes in the song each time it loops.

If you ever wondered how to play I Am A Pilgrim on mandolin more creatively, try changing out the licks! Most of the measures can be changed into a different style, so you can gain an understanding of how other musicians may approach this tune. You can also shuffle all of the licks in the song to create a unique arrangement of the entire tab.

All arrangements of I Am A Pilgrim 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.