“Cloverdale Plantation March” – Norman Blake | Intermediate Guitar Lesson with TAB


A lesson on my arrangement of the classic Norman Blake instrumental “Cloverdale Plantation March”. This song is a good example of a complete acoustic guitar tune meaning it combines elements of lead playing, rhythm playing and crosspicking. This song in the key of G is played without a capo and uses some unconventional chord voicings but also a moderate tempo and beginner-friendly melodic elements.

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You’ll get streaming access to 5 MP4 video files, 6 MP3 audio practice tracks (3 with metronome), one PDF tab sheet and one TEF tab file. This lesson also includes SoundSlice Player integration so you can slow down, pause and rewind the melody in real time with the tab!

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Videos (Streaming)

Part A – 11:37
Part A (2) – 7:10
Part B – 8:06
Part B (2) – 6:02
Rhythm & Chords – 6:20

PDF Tab Sheets (Streaming and Download)

– Cloverfield Plantation March.PDF

TEF Tab Files (Download)

– Cloverfield Plantation March.TEF
(Use this file with TablEdit or TEFview.)

Audio Backing Tracks (Streaming and Download)

60 BPM – 5:32
60 BPM with Metronome – 5:32
80 BPM – 5:00
80 BPM with Metronome – 5:00
100 BPM – 5:18
100 BPM with Metronome – 5:18