A classic and considered a traditional fiddle tune “standard”, this tune is a must know for your next jam session. It’s one of those tunes that a lot of pickers know across all instruments. It also has some old school turnaround licks. “Red Haired Boy” is very accessible to the beginner and advanced picker alike. In this lesson, we go in-depth on both the melody and the rhythm parts and work on increasing our speed from 70 BPM to 110 BPM.

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

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Part A – 22:09
Part B – 17:31
Rhythm – 9:08

PDF Tab Sheet

Red Haired Boy.pdf

TEF Tab File

Red Haired Boy.tef
(Use this file with TablEdit or TEFview.)

Audio Backing Tracks

110 BPM – 3:08
110 BPM with Metronome – 3:08
90 BPM – 3:50
90 BPM with Metronome – 3:50
70 BPM – 4:55
70 BPM with Metronome – 4:55