Lesson ID: A0071

Cherokee Shuffle is an old traditional fiddle tune that’s become a popular tune for bluegrass flatpickers to play on acoustic guitar. The first version of this tune was recorded by fiddler Tommy Magness in the 1930’s. Tommy Jackson is generally credited with transforming Magness’s rendition into “Cherokee Shuffle” in the key of A. In this lesson, we’ll slow down this tune and play along with interactive guitar tablature note for note. Be sure to use the AB Looping and playback speed controls on the video player!

Flatpicking Breakdown

Video Start Time Lesson Topic
00:00 min Song Overview
01:10 min Important Tips
02:54 min Tablature Play Along – Slower Speed
06:00 min Practice Along – Faster Speed
07:48 min Extra Pointers

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