“Clinch Mountain Backstep” – Intermediate Guitar Lesson with TAB


Originally written for the banjo by Ralph Stanley and performed by the Stanley Brothers, this tune makes great use of the G pentatonic scale. Integrate concepts from this lesson into your soloing as well!

Includes access to a lesson page containing streaming lesson videos, a PDF tab sheet, TEF tab file and 6 audio backing tracks. The melody is also integrated with SoundSlice so you can practice with the video in real time!

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You get streaming access to three MP4 video files, six (6) MP3 audio practice tracks (three (3) with metronome), one PDF tab sheet and one TEF tab file. This lesson also includes SoundSlice integration over the melody so you can practice with the tab in real time!

Lesson Preview

Videos (Streaming)

Part A – 11:22
Part B – 8:09
Rhythm – 6:40

PDF Tab Sheets (Streaming and Download)

Clinch Mountain Backstep.PDF

TEF Tab Files (Download)

Clinch Mountain Backstep.TEF
(Use this file with TablEdit or TEFview.)

Audio Backing Tracks (Streaming and Download)

70 BPM – 4:57
70 BPM with Metronome – 4:57
90 BPM – 4:40
90 BPM with Metronome – 4:40
110 BPM – 5:01
110 BPM with Metronome – 5:01

SoundSlice (*New)

View the tab played in real time with the melody using the new SoundSlice player.