1 Jul Ballad of Jed Clampett. Genre: Country Style: Clawhammer and Old-Time Key: G Tuning: Standard Open G (gDGBD) Difficulty: Beginner. I have been learning the Ballad of Jed Clampett from Earl Scruggs book It’s murder learning banjo tunes from tab, especially for a beginner. You are here: Home · Songs Ballad of Jed Clampett (TAB,video, MP3s) A banjo-led bridge serves as the fill between verses and as the fade-out coda.

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Josh, that was awesome.

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Well that version of ballad of Jed C was fantastic. Lucky you, you live in the age of YouTube.

I’m not sure if the exact tab for Earl’s version is there, but one of the ones I looked at was close. Reno is single string not Scruggs style.

Clawhammer Tune and Tab of the Week: “The Ballad of Jed Clampett”

I cant find it on youtube. Then, I had someone else sing as I played. Email Newsletter Weekly newsletter includes free lessons, favorite member content, banjo news and more.

I wouldn’t even bother attempting to learn that. I am playing it reasonably well but I don’t think it is the known version or a backup. Many thanks to whomever published the chord structure on www. Ballad of Jed Clampett.

Blue days, black banjp Genre: Keep up the great work. The sooner you get one, and you’ll need one, the better off you’ll be. See if jde helps. Thanks all of you, it’s been a great help!! The tab includes all the breaks and the chords so you can pick with a friend if you have one. Your tunes are outstanding and your approach to them seems to mesh with how I learn to play the instrument as well. I need to stop this. The first break by Scruggs is my attempt to capture his recorded version with Lester Clwmpett, and the second break is an amalgam of variations I ballad of jed clampett banjo tab heard on various radio and concert recordings by Flatt and Scruggs.


Clawhammer and Old-Time Key: I saw the new one for the first time a couple of weeks ago and it seems much easier to read. And it’s obvious that they are playing along with a recording because they are out of sync with the music and what Don is doing in the video is not what he is doing in the recording. The Ballad of Jed Clampett, a.

Expert Posted by bohemianbanjoupdated: Hello this is my first post. Bryces song 2 Difficulty: You clampetr find lots of helpful advice here.

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In my 13 months of playing this has been the number 1 requested song right behind Dueling Banjos. With the BHO tqbs you have a couple different versions of how the song can be played, and if oou are having a problem with a particular phrase sometimes substituting one from a different tab will help you through the song. I went home downloaded the chords adapted my guitar playing finger style and had the whole crowd singing … of course the younger staff just looked a little puzzled?

Original Irish style melody in a relatively easy melodic arrangement. She knew I had just started playing … but even up here in Canada that was the first request that I had to do!

Intermediate Posted by Gilles Rezardupdated: As for his other breaks to BSR: Welcome Dickeybow69, Have you considered recording your playing the song and posting it here?

Never could three finger pick it. Booth Shot Lincoln Genre: In the old version it doesn’t show some most of the slides and hammerons, so you would have to include them to get it to sound right; also if you can’t play it up to speed yet, it won’t sound right. I am no stranger to music and know a tune when I hear it, even better at that are my wife who used to sing in a gospel group and my nephew who is a super banjo player, and they cannot identify it!!


After that I slowed down my playing even more and hummed the melody as I played. The video of them playing “Clampett” seems banjk be gone from youtube but “Nine Pound Hammer” is still there and it is also out of sync, especially Don’s break. Hey oldfox I am not to sure what book version it is but I have only had it for a few months so it should be the current one. Then shifted into breakdown gear for the clampert over. If you would like access to all the songs feel free to take advantage of this sale for BHO members only.

If you continue, we will assume that you agree to our privacy policy which includes details of cookie usage. Used a tab on here to convert to G tuning with the D tuned down to a C used by the banoj in the video.

Clawhammer Tune and Tab of the Week: “The Ballad of Jed Clampett”

This will help me do it properly now! But it is a melody, the way I hear and feel it, as a waltz and as a slow air with rubato. Which is great mind you, but is it possible to see the tab without pestering you for email?

Lucky you, you live in the age of YouTube. Beginner Posted by SixBsupdated: It is obviously a message of some sort. If you’re comparing the tab to what you hear on the Beverly Hillbillies opening credits, you’ll find that it’s surprisingly different.

I have played it slower and faster. Bully of the town Genre: