Old Joe Clark mandolin tabs & chords

  • Old Joe Clark is a great starting place for learning how to play out of the key of A on the mandolin. Practice tip: Play with the metronome every day to develop your internal clock.

    • Key A
    • 80 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • A development on the beginner arrangement. This version of Old Joe Clark takes the beginner melody and advances it just enough so it feels like an easy solo to pick up.

    • Key A
    • 90 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • This arrangement of Old Joe Clark fills out the melody with more up and down strokes. Play with the metronome for maximum evenness.

    • Key A
    • 110 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced

More about Old Joe Clark Mandolin song

Mandolin Old Joe Clark tab

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.

There are a ton of tools in the Tunefox app that will help you learn Old Joe Clark tabs more efficiently and effectively. Use the tempo control slider to slow down the whole song, or isolate problematic measures. You can also activate the "Speed Up" tool to speed up isolated measures each time they loop. Use the "Memory Train" tool to hide more and more notes each time you play through the song.

If you ever wondered how to play Old Joe Clark 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 3 Old Joe Clark mandolin tabs include backing tracks, so you can change the volume of a mandolin, band or metronome to suit your liking.

If you’re a Tunefox member, you have the ability to export your arrangement to a PDF file.