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Take This Hammer mandolin tabs

  • Tablatures


    Flatt & Scruggs

    This arrangement of Take This Hammer is fiddle-tune-esque and has many long lines that are expertly blended with the melody. Practice this arrangement, then switch the licks to see some slick variations.

  • Licks

    Bluegrass #16

    Fill Lick

    A lovely lick in the key of Bb that moves up and down the scale on the 2nd and 3rd strings.


More about Take This Hammer

Learn how to play the melody of Take This 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.

Use Tunefox’s unique practice tools to take your playing up a notch or two. The tempo slider allows you to set the perfect tempo for your practice, depending on your goals. Work up to your ideal speed for the song using the Speed Up tool and once you’re ready to commit Take This Hammer tab to memory, use Memory Train to gradually hide the notes in the song each time it loops.

If you ever wondered how to play Take This Hammer 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 Take This Hammer 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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