Tablature

Ragtime Annie


Key:  D
Tuning:   Double C Tuning    (gC
GCD)

Capo:  2nd fret    (tune 5th string up to A)

Lesson Notes

One of the first fiddle tunes I ever really heard and one I still love to this day, although I don't hear it played around my neck of the woods as much these days as I did two and a half decades ago!

Many players (in the midwest, anyhow) add a third part in the key of G.

I never really learned that third part and the majority of jams you'll come across will play this tune in its two part format.

If you do find yourself in a situation where you need to fake your way through the third part, just follow this chord progression:  

G  - C  - D - G

G  - C  - D - G

If you have any questions or confusion, don’t hesitate to send me an email:

Ryan@PlayBetterBanjo.com

 

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