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Nine Pound Hammer mandolin tabs

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  • Tablatures
    Mandolin Nine Pound Hammer  tab

    Beginner

    Bill Monroe

    • Difficulty
    • Key
      A
    • Tempo
      110 bpm
    • Tuning
      GDAE

    Nine Pound Hammer is an incredibly fun and well-known song. This one gives you a fantastic template for practicing improvisation.

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  • Intermediate

    Bill Monroe

    • Difficulty
    • Key
      A
    • Tempo
      110 bpm
    • Tuning
      GDAE

    The intermediate version of Nine Pound Hammer brings in more up and down strokes to prepare your for the advanced version.

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  • Advanced

    Bill Monroe

    • Difficulty
    • Key
      A
    • Tempo
      110 bpm
    • Tuning
      GDAE

    Practice this version of Nine Pound Hammer using the backing tracks and ‘Speed Up’ tool to make playing faster feel seamless and easy. The metronome helps as well :).

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  • Licks

    I - V Chord Lick #1

    Fill Lick

    This is a great lick to use in fiddle tunes as well as vocal numbers. Make sure you check out where it's placed in the song section!

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  • Bluegrass #12

    Fill Lick

    This lick is a great example of how to play a bluesy ending to a solo or tune.

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  • Bluesy #3

    Fill Lick

    This lick works great in vocal tunes. Check out where it's placed in the song library!

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  • I - V Chord Lick #2

    Fill Lick

    This bluesy lick incorporates elements of syncopation and chromaticism to make it quite funky.

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  • Chromatic #3

    Fill Lick

    A funny little lick that incorporates some nifty chromaticism on the 3rd string.

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  • Pentatonic #3

    Fill Lick

    A simple pentatonic lick out of the first position.

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More about Nine Pound Hammer

Learn how to play the melody of Nine Pound Hammer 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.

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 Nine Pound Hammer tab loops.

Once you learn the main arrangement of Nine Pound Hammer , 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 Nine Pound Hammer , click Shuffle Licks, which can be found in the bottom tool bar.

All arrangements of Nine Pound Hammer include flexible backing tracks, allowing you to change the volume of the main instrument, full band, or metronome to suit your practice needs.

Members can also export all of their arrangements into PDF files.