“Fisher’s Hornpipe” is one of the most popular and frequently published fiddle tunes in the world. The exact origin of this song is unknown, but it has been traced back to various 18th century publications. “Fisher’s Hornpipe” is traditionally played on the flute or the fiddle, but it has also become a favorite flatpicking tune for many bluegrass guitarists.
You could run across different variations of this song at a bluegrass jam. We’ll tab out a common way to play the rhythm guitar part in the key of D.