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Wayfaring Stranger mandolin tabs

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    Mandolin Wayfaring Stranger tab



    • Difficulty
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    • Tempo
      60 bpm
    • Tuning

    This arrangement follows the melody and uses a lot of tremolo. Remember, there is more than one speed you can use on a tremolo. 16th notes, 16th note triplets, even 32nd notes! If none of those words are making sense to you, then check out the Tremolo 101 course in the Lesson section.


More about Wayfaring Stranger

A popular Folk and Gospel song.

Learn how to play the melody of Wayfaring Stranger 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 Wayfaring Stranger tab loops.

Get creative with this arrangement of Wayfaring Stranger 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 Wayfaring Stranger. Shuffle all of the licks in this tab to create an entirely new version of the song.

All 1 Wayfaring Stranger mandolin tabs include backing tracks, so you can change the volume of a mandolin, band or metronome to suit your liking.

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Wayfaring Stranger lyrics

I'm just a poor wayfaring stranger Traveling through this world below There's no sickness, no toil or danger In that bright land to which I go I'm going there to see my father And all my loved ones, who've gone on I'm just going over Jordan I'm just going over home I know dark clouds will gather 'round me I know my way is hard and steep Yet beauteous fields arise before me Where God's redeemed their vigils keep I'm going there to see my mother She said she'd meet me when I come So i'm just going over Jordan I'm just going over home I'm just going over Jordan I'm just going over home