“Black Mountain Rag” is a classic old time fiddle tune adapted for guitar. It uses an unusual AAAB chord form and this lesson is played in the key of D, with a capo on the second fret playing out of the C chord position. This lesson is based on the Doc Watson version which he transcribed by ear many years ago while playing electric guitar in a country swing band.
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Part A1 & A2 – 14:19
Part A3 – 6:48
Part B – 18:21
Rhythm – 7:50
PDF Tab Sheets (Streaming and Download)
Black Mountain Rag.pdf
TEF Tab File (Download)
Black Mountain Rag.tef
(Use this file with TablEdit or TEFview.)
Audio Backing Tracks (Streaming and Download)
80 BPM – 5:18
80 BPM with Metronome – 5:38
100 BPM – 5:03
100 BPM with Metronome – 5:03
120 BPM – 5:03
120 BPM with Metronome – 5:03