“Shady Grove” – Beginner Guitar Lesson with TAB


One of the oldest and best known traditional tunes out there: “Shady Grove”. A must know tune for any bluegrass jam. I learned how to play this song the correct way after playing it with other pickers. One of my favorite versions of this song is from the Pizza Tapes by Jerry Garcia and David Grisman. There's also a great version of Doc Watson performing the song on his album “The Best of Doc Watson“.

This lesson includes the traditional way to pick the melody and how to play the chords and rhythm part.

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You get two HD MP4 videos, six MP3 backing tracks and one PDF tab sheet.


Part A – 14:42
Rhythm – 5:14

PDF Tab Sheets

Shady Grove.pdf

MP3 Audio Backing Tracks

80 BPM: 1:09
80 BPM with Metronome: 1:09
100 BPM: 0:56
100 BPM with Metronome: 0:56
120 BPM: 0:50
120 BPM with Metronome: 0:50

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