A bluegrass guitar lesson on the Norman Blake tune “Lost Indian” in the style of Doc Watson! This much-requested tune shares some common themes with other fiddle tunes like “Billy in the Low Ground” and “Cherokee Shuffle”. While the exact origins of this tune are not known, a modern version was transcribed by Alan Jabbour, from a performance by Henry Reed.

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You’ll get streaming access to 6 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 1 – 12:18
Part 2 – 11:15
Part 3 – 8:08

PDF Tab Sheets (Streaming and Download)

– “Lost Indian”.PDF

TEF Tab Files (Download)

– “Lost Indian”.TEF
(Use this file with TablEdit or TEFview.)

Audio Backing Tracks (Streaming and Download)

80 BPM – 5:03
80 BPM with Metronome – 5:03
100 BPM – 5:18
100 BPM with Metronome – 5:18
120 BPM – 5:03
120 BPM with Metronome – 5:03