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Mississippi Sawyer mandolin tabs & chords

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  • Mississippi Sawyer is a fairly simple old-time number. Find a fiddle player to jam on this with and you’ll be all set!

    • Key D
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • Compared to the beginner version, this arrangement of Mississippi Sawyer has more complex left hand fingerings. Learning the beginner arrangement will help prepare you in learning this one.

    • Key D
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • This is the old-time fiddle arrangement of Mississippi Sawyer for this tune and is fairly advanced. Check out what variations are possible with the lick switcher!

    • Key D
    • 120 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced

More about Mississippi Sawyer Mandolin song

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.

Need some practice help? Tunefox has several unique learning tools to keep your practice interesting and fun. Use the tempo slider to find the perfect tempo for you to practice at. When you’ve found it, test your speed with the “Speed Up” function, which will steadily increase the tempo each time the song or selected measures loop. When you’re ready to get off the tab, use Memory Train to increasingly hide notes each time Mississippi Sawyer tab loops.

If you ever wondered how to play Mississippi Sawyer 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.

The backing tracks included in all tab versions of Mississippi Sawyer 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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