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Squirrel Hunters mandolin tabs & chords

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  • This two-part song is now played in both bluegrass and old-time circles. Squirrel Hunters was popularized by John Hartford and if you haven't heard his version of it, go check it out now!

    • Key A
    • 70 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • This arrangement of the bluesy old-time tune Squirrel Hunters is straightforward and gives you an easy foundation for switching out some licks and making your own solo.

    • Key A
    • 85 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • What a fun tune! In this solo for Squirrel Hunters you'll learn how to play a burnin solo out of first position. Switch out the licks in Tunefox for even more variation!

    • Key A
    • 95 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced

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Mandolin Squirrel Hunters tab

Learn how to play the melody of Squirrel Hunters 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 Squirrel Hunters tab loops.

Get creative with this arrangement of Squirrel Hunters by using the Tunefox Lick Switcher feature. This tool lets you decide what licks you’d like to learn in the song and helps you better understand improvisation and creativity within the chord changes of Squirrel Hunters. Shuffle all of the licks in this tab to create an entirely new version of the song.

The backing tracks included in all tab versions of Squirrel Hunters 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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