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White House Blues mandolin tabs & chords

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  • A Bill Monroe tune about a bunch of presidents! This is a super fun tune to play and you should take a listen to Sam Bush’s interpretation of White House Blues if you haven’t heard it.

    • Key G
    • 75 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Beginner
  • Because there are so many up and down strokes in this version of White House Blues, focus on getting them as clean and even as possible.

    • Key G
    • 105 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Intermediate
  • An arrangement of White House Blues chock full of double-stops. Pay attention to when your change chords during the double stops. There are a few places in measures 2 and 4 where you’ll do a quick index to ring finger switch.

    • Key G
    • 130 bpm
    • Tuning GDAE
    Play Advanced

More about White House Blues Mandolin song

Learn how to play the melody of White House Blues 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 White House Blues tab loops.

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

All 3 White House Blues 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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