Mandolin

Salt Creek mandolin tabs & chords

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  • Salt Creek is another classic fiddle tune. This tune is unique because of the flat 7 chord. In the key of A, the b7 is a G chord which makes the tune have a bluesy edge.

    • Key A
    • 70 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • In the B section of this arrangement of Salt Creek you’ll be stretching out your hand a bit to the 9th fret. You can use your ring finger for this stretch. It may be helpful to learn your A major scale in preparation for learning this melody.

    • Key A
    • 80 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • More notes and longer lines make up this version of Salt Creek, and the B section requires a lot of shifting, which is a fun challenge. Make sure you play with that metronome and backing tracks!

    • Key A
    • 90 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced