Music

This page contains links to downloadable PDFs and original recordings by Greg Stone of the songs and tunes we're learning in class. On Windows computers, right click and select "Save target as..." to save the files to your PC.

All scores and recordings on this page are copyright © 2010-2017 Greg Stone except as noted. Do not distribute without proper attribution.

If you have any problems downloading or using these files or notice any problems with the links, please email Hugh Heinsohn and describe the problem. Thanks.

Taborgrass Practice Sheet
The Ten Jammandments
Chord Progression Chart
Toolbox for Improvising Leads and Breaks
Chord Progression Blank Form
Major Scales for Fiddle and Mandolin
Major Scales for Guitar
Closed Position Major Scales for Banjo
Scales for All Instruments
Fiddle Chord Ideas
Picking Exercises for Banjo



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Amazing Grace
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Recommended YouTube Video: Bird Youmans
Recommended MP3:
Rod Stewart

Angel Band
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: The Bailey Family

Angeline the Baker
Fiddle notation
Mandolin notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar for Beginners tab
Guitar tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: The Oldtime Stringband

Ashes of Love
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Jim & Jesse

Ashokan Farewell
Mandolin and fiddle notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Unattributed

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Big Mon
Mandolin and fiddle Melody notation + tab
Mandolin and fiddle Harmony notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar Melody tab
Guitar Harmony tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)

Big Sciota
Mandolin and fiddle notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: River City Bluegrass Festival 2011 Jam

Bill Cheatum
Mandolin and fiddle notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
General Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson for Banjo (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Mountain Heritage

Billy in the Low Ground
Mandolin and fiddle notation + tab
Banjo tab
Banjo for Beginners tab
Guitar tab
Dobro tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Beginning Banjo Lesson (MP3 file)
Intermediate Banjo Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Doc Watson

Blackberry Blossom
Mandolin and fiddle melody
notation + tab
Mandolin and fiddle high octave notation + tab
Banjo tab
Banjo for Beginners tab
Guitar melody tab
Dobro tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Beginning Banjo Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended MP3:
Tony Rice
Recommended YouTube Video: By Grace

Bluebirds Are Singing For Me
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Lester Flatt with Marty Stuart

Boil Them Cabbage Down
Mandolin and fiddle melody
notation + tab
Mandolin and fiddle harmony notation + tab
Banjo tab
Banjo for Beginners tab
Guitar melody tab
Guitar harmony tab
Dobro tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson for Banjo (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Andy Griffith and The Dillards

Bury Me Beneath The Willow
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Banjo Tab in C
Banjo Tab in G
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Tony Rice, Alison Krauss, David Grisman, J.D. Crowe, and Mark Schatz
Recommended MP3:
Ricky Skaggs and Tony Rice

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Cherokee Shuffle
Mandolin and fiddle melody
notation + tab
Banjo tab
Banjo for Beginners tab
Guitar tab
Dobro tab
Audio: Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio: Guitar rhythm part, slow
(MP3 file)
Audio: Guitar melody part, slow (MP3 file)
Audio: Banjo lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Sally Van Meter with Kathy Kallick Band
Recommended MP3:
The Hot Club of Cowtown

Clinch Mountain Backstep
Fiddle notation
Mandolin notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)

Columbus Stockade Blues
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)

Cripple Creek
Mandolin and fiddle melody
notation + tab
Mandolin and fiddle harmony notation + tab
Banjo tab
Banjo for Beginners tab
Guitar melody tab
Guitar harmony tab
Intermediate guitar melody tab
Dobro for Beginners tab
Lyrics
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson for Banjo (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Freemandolinvideos.com

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Dark As A Dungeon
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Merle Travis


Devil's Dream
Mandolin and Fiddle notation + tab
Banjo (standard version) tab
Banjo (alternate version) tab
Guitar tab
General Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Banjo Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
General Audio Lesson (MP3 file)

Dixie Hoedown
Mandolin and fiddle melody
notation + tab
Mandolin and fiddle harmony notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar melody tab
Guitar harmony tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)

Don't This Road Look Rough and Rocky
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)

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Fireball Mail
Lyrics
Chord progression
Mandolin and fiddle harmony notation + tab
Banjo Low Part tab
Banjo High Part tab
Guitar tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
General Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Banjo Low Part Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Banjo High Part Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Roy Acuff

Fisher's Hornpipe
Mandolin and fiddle melody
notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Gary Sizemore and Mauro Samuel

Flowers of Edinburgh
Fiddle notation
Mandolin tab
Banjo tab
Guitar tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)

Forked Deer
Mandolin and fiddle melody
notation + tab
Banjo for Beginners tab
Guitar tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Byron Berline, Dan Crary & John Hickman

Foggy Mountain Breakdown
Fiddle notation - Part A
Fiddle notation - Part B
Banjo tab - Part A
Banjo tab - Part B
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson - Slow (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson - Up To Speed (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Flatt & Scruggs

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Gilderoy
Mandolin and fiddle melody
notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar melody tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended MP3:
Norman Blake and Tony Rice

Gold Rush
Fiddle notation + tab
Mandolin notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
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Head Over Heels
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Fiddle & mandolin
notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Flatt & Scruggs

Hold Whatcha Got
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Tony Rice

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I Am A Pilgrim
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)

I Saw The Light
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Hank Williams
Recommended MP3:
Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys

I'll Fly Away
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Banjo Tab in G
Banjo Tab in D
Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Alison Krause and Gillian Welch
Recommended MP3:
Gillian Welch


Keep On The Sunny Side
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)

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Lamp Lighting Time in the Valley
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)

Liberty
Mandolin and fiddle melody
notation + tab
Mandolin and fiddle harmony notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar melody tab
Guitar harmony tab
Dobro for Beginners tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson for Banjo (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Al Batten & The Bluegrass Reunion

Little Cabin Home On The Hill
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Bill Monroe and the Bluegrass Boys

Lonesome Moonlight Waltz
Fiddle notation
Mandolin notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar melody tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)

Long Journey Home (Two Dollar Bill)
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Introduction (MP3 file)
Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: The Lucas Family
Recommended MP3:
Doc Watson

Love of the Mountains
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Introduction (MP3 file)
Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Larry Sparks


Meet Me By The Moonlight
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Introduction (MP3 file)
Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: The Stanley Brothers
Recommended MP3:
Carol Elizabeth Jones and Laurel Bliss

My Little Georgia Rose
Lyrics
Chord progression
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: The Seldom Scene

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Nine Pound Hammer
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Dobro tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Charlie Bowman, Al Hopkins, John Hopkins, and Tony Alderman (The Hill Billies)

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Old Home Place
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: The Dillards
Recommended MP3:
JD Crowe and The New South

Old Joe Clark
Mandolin and fiddle melody
notation + tab
Banjo for Beginners tab
Banjo tab
Guitar for Beginners tab
Dobro for Beginners tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Banjo Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Iron Ridge Band

Over The Waterfall
Mandolin and fiddle melody
notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)


Poor Wayfarin' Stranger
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Audio Introduction (MP3)
Audio Lesson (MP3)
Recommended YouTube Video: Johnny Cash
Recommended MP3:
Emmylou Harris
Recommended MP3:
Johnny Cash

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Ragtime Annie
Fiddle notation
Mandolin tab
Banjo tab
Guitar tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)

Red Haired Boy
Mandolin and fiddle melody
notation + tab
Mandolin and fiddle harmony notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar melody tab
Guitar harmony tab
Dobro for Beginners tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson for Banjo (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Bug Tussel Bluegrass Band
Recommended YouTube Video: Clancy Brothers and Tommy Makem
("Little Beggarman" vocal version)
Recommended MP3:
Tony Rice

Red Wing
Fiddle notation
Mandolin tab
Banjo tab
Guitar tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Grass Root Ties

Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)

Rose of Old Kentucky
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Vince Gill
Recommended MP3:
Bill Monroe and His Bluegrass Boys

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Salt Creek
Mandolin and fiddle notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)

Shady Grove
Mandolin and fiddle notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar tab
Dobro tab
Lyrics
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Banjo Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Maggie Peterson and The Dillards
Recommended MP3:
Bill Monroe and his Bluegrass Boys
Recommended MP3:
Jerry Garcia and David Grisman

Shuckin' the Corn
Fiddle notation
Banjo tab
Chord Progression
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson - Slow (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson - Up To Speed (MP3 file)

Sitting On Top Of The World
Lyrics
Chord Progression
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)

Soldier's Joy
Mandolin and fiddle melody
notation + tab (Easy Version)
Mandolin and fiddle harmony notation + tab (Standard Version)
Mandolin and fiddle melody
notation + tab (Intermediate Version)
Banjo tab
Banjo for Beginners tab
Guitar melody tab (Easy Version)
Guitar harmony tab
Guitar melody tab (Intermediate Version)
Dobro for Beginners tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Banjo Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended MP3:
Marty Stuart
Recommended YouTube Video: Flint Hill Ramblers

St. Anne's Reel
Mandolin and fiddle melody
notation + tab
Mandolin and fiddle harmony notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar melody tab
Guitar harmony tab
Dobro for Beginners tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson for Banjo (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Shad Cobb with the John Cowan Band
Recommended MP3:
Wayne Henderson

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Temperance Reel
Mandolin and fiddle notation + tab
Banjo tab
Guitar tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Kentucky Memories

Tennessee Waltz
Lyrics
Chord progression
Fiddle notation
Mandolin notation + tab
Guitar tab
Banjo tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Original Sheet Music (PDF)

Think Of What You've Done
Lyrics
Chord progression
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Highway 76

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Wheel Hoss
Fiddle & Mandolin notation
Mandolin tab
Banjo tab
Guitar tab
Guitar - Alternate A Section - tab
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Guitar Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: Kenny Baker and Bill Monroe

Whiskey Before Breakfast
Mandolin and fiddle melody
notation + tab
Banjo tab (no capo)
Banjo tab (capo on 7)
Banjo for Beginners tab
Guitar melody tab
Lyrics
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson for Banjo (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: The Bluegrass Bonanza Band

Will The Circle Be Unbroken
Lyrics
Chord progression
Banjo Tab in G
Banjo Tab in C
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: The Carter Family (1927)
Recommended YouTube Video: Senator Robert Byrd
Recommended MP3:
George Jones

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You Are My Sunshine
Lyrics
Chord progression
Banjo Tab in G
Banjo Tab in C
Audio Introduction (MP3 file)
Audio Lesson (MP3 file)
Recommended YouTube Video: The Soggy Bottom Boys
(Norman Blake and Company)
Recommended MP3:
Pete Seegar
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