“Make Me Down a Pallet on Your Floor” | Mississippi John Hurt – Doc Watson Style Fingerpicking Guitar Lesson with TAB


A lesson for you on the classic tune by Mississippi John Hurt “Make Me Down a Pallet on Your Floor”. I based this lesson off of the Doc and Merle Watson version. This song is played out of capo 2 and uses some straight forward open chords making it a good strength building exercise for your right hand.

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You get two MP4 video files, six (6) MP3 audio practice tracks (three (3) with metronome), a PDF tab sheet and a TEF tab file.

Lesson Preview


Part 1 – 13:06
Part 2 – 11:04

PDF Tab Sheets

Make Me Down a Pallet on Your Floor.pdf

TEF Tab File

Make Me Down a Pallet on Your Floor.tef
(Use this file with TablEdit or TEFview.)

Audio Backing Tracks

110 BPM – 3:26
110 BPM with Metronome – 3:26
90 BPM – 3:07
90 BPM with Metronome – 3:07
70 BPM – 3:34
70 BPM with Metronome – 3:34