“Texas Gales” – Tony Rice | Intermediate Guitar Lesson with TAB


The second of a 2 part series on “Texas Gales” from the album Blake and Rice which covers the complete Norman Blake and Tony Rice melodies. In this lesson, we’ll be taking a look at the Tony Rice version including the A part, B part and C part as well as the full Rhythm & Chords lesson. Played out of the open C position, this traditional tune makes use of some classic Tony Rice runs and is a great example of Tony’s approach to this classic tune.

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You’ll get streaming access to 4 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 – 12:53
Part B – 9:04
Part C – 13:40
Rhythm & Chords – 6:46

PDF Tab Sheets (Streaming and Download)

– “Texas Gales” – Tony Rice.PDF

TEF Tab Files (Download)

– “Texas Gales” – Tony Rice.TEF
(Use this file with TablEdit or TEFview.)

Audio Backing Tracks (Streaming and Download)

80 BPM – 5:03
80 BPM with Metronome – 5:03
90 BPM – 5:31
90 BPM with Metronome – 5:31
100 BPM – 5:03
100 BPM with Metronome – 5:03