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American Mandolin Tab

THIS COLLECTION INCLUDES some 800 tunes of American origin or association, or may be "Americanized" versions of tunes more commonly associated with other traditions such as Irish, English, Scottish etc. Each piece is provided with a sheet music score that includes tabs for guitar, also many of scores have chords marked. Each tune has midi music you can play on-line or download the file You can also download a PDF version of the score & tabs suitable for high quality print out without the ads and banners shown on the web page. For the Guitar Tab, EADGBE (standard) tuning for the guitar is assumed.

The tune versions here are not intended to represent any particular version or performance from any particular artist. Some of the tunes provided have more than one different version reflecting the "folk processing" that often occurs with such songs and tunes. These tunes are provided for none commercial personal academic and research purposes. These tunes were collected from various Internet sources and are believed to be in the traditional category, however, this can not be guaranteed and you should verify the copyright status of any piece before any commercial use.

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66 Highway Blues
Abes Retreat
Acrobatic Reel
Across The Rocky Mountains
After The Ball
Alabama Jubilee
Alabama Jubilee 2
Alabama Waltz
All Those Endearing Young Charms
Amelias Waltz
American Hornpipe
American Patrol
America The Beautiful
Anchors Aweigh
Angeline The Baker(2)
Angel Band
Angle Cain Tune
Arkansas River
Arkansas Traveler
Art Stamper
Ashland Breakdown
Ashokan Farewell
Ash Grove
As I Went Down In The Valley To Pray
Aunt Hessys White Horse
Aura Lee
Autumn Waltz
A Boys Lament For His Dragon
A Hundred Bottles Of Beer On The Wall
Babes In The Woods
Backstep Cindy
Back Up And Push
Bakers Buck
Baltimore Johnny
Banjo Breakdown
Banjo Signal
Banks Of The Ohio
Barrowburn Reel
Battle Cry Of Freedom
Battle Hymn
Battle Hymn Of The Republic
Battle Hymn Of The Republic 2
Bay Of Fundy
Bear Creek Hop
Bear Crossing
Bear Island
Beaumont Rag
Beautiful Beautiful Brown Eyes
Beautiful Dreamer
Beautiful River
Beautiful Star Of Bethlehem
Beaux Of Oak Hill
Been To The East Been To The West
Beer Barrel Polka
Believe Me If All Those Endearing Young Charms
Belled Cow
Belles Of Lexington
Belle Of Lexington
Beneath The Willow
Bennetts Reel
Bentons Dream
Berkeley Reel
Betty Lous Reel
Big Corral
Big Liza Jane
Big Mon
Big Rock Candy Mountain
Big Sandy River
Big Scioty
Bile Them Cabbage Down
Bills Dream
Billy In The Low Ground
Billy In The Low Land
Billy Wilson
Bill Cheathams D
Bill Cheatham A
Birdland Breakdown
Birds Nest
Blackberry Blossom
Blackberry Blossom Improv
Blackberry Rag
Black And White Rag
Black Dry Snout
Black Mountain Rag
Blind Mans Reel
Bluegrass Brian
Bluegrass Calypso
Bluegrass Special
Bluegrass Stomp
Bluegrass Twist
Bluegrass Valley Waltz
Bluemont Waltz
Blue Juniata
Blue Moon Of Kentucky
Blue Mountain Lake
Blue Skirt Waltz
Blue Water Quadrille
Bobcat Shuffle
Bodines Waltz [a]
Bodines Waltz [d]
Boil Em Cabbage Down
Bonapartes Charge
Bonapartes Retreat
Bonapartes Retreat 2
Bonaparte Crossing The Rhine
Bonaparte Crossing The Rocky Mountains
Bones And A Beer
Booth Shot Lincoln
Boston Boy
Breeches Full Of Stitches
Brenda Stubberts Reel
Briarpicker Brown
Bride Of The Winds
Brighton Camp
Brilliancy Medley
Browns Ferry Blues
Brown County Breakdown
Brushy Forks Of Johns Creek
Bubba Martins Old Time Kick About
Buck Mountain
Buck Reel
Buffalo Gals 1
Buffalo Gals 2
Bully Of The Town
Bury Me Beneath The Willow
Bygone Days
Cabin In Caroline
Cabin Of Love
Caitlin Trial
Cajun 2-step
Cajun Two-step
Cajun Waltz
Caledonian March
California Cotillion
California Here I Come
California Hornpipe
California Reel
Campbells Farewell To Redcastle
Campells Farewell To Red Gap
Camptown Races 1
Camptown Races 2
Cape Cod Reel
Carroll County Blues [2]
Cattle In The Cane
Cat Jumped Into The Mouses Hole
Celtic Cousins Hornpipe
Cherokee Shuffle
Cherokee Trail
Chicago Reel
Chicken Dance
Chicken Dance (klezmer)
Chicken Reel
Chinese Breakdown
Chinese Polka
Chinquapin Hunting
Church In The Wildwood
Cincinnati Hornpipe
City Of Savannah
City Of Savannah Hornpipe
Clinch Mountain Backstep
Cluck Old Hen 1
Cluck Old Hen 2
Coal Mountain Blues
Cold Rolled Steel
Colored Aristocracy
Columbia The Gem Of The Ocean
Columbus Stockade Blues
Come Dance And Sing
Come Hither To Go Yonder
Come Thou Fount Of Every Blessing
Coming Through The Rye
Comin Round The Mountain
Concertina Reel The
Con Cassidys
Cotton-eyed Joe 1
Cotton-eyed Joe 2
Cotton Eye Joe
Cotton Patch Rag
Cowboys Dream
Cowboy Jig
Cowboy Waltz
Crabs In The Skillet
Crawdad Song
Crazy Creek
Crazy Dog
Crazy Jane
Cripple Creek 1
Cripple Creek 2
Crooked Stovepipe
Crooked Stovepipe 2
Crossing Ithan Creek
Crossing The Brazos
Crossing The Delaware
Crow Creek
Dance All Night With A Gal With A Hole In Her Stocking
Dancing Bear
Dancing Flowers
Dark Island
Darling Clementine
Darling Nellie Gray
Days Of 49
Delaware Hornpipe
Denises Waltz
Denver Belle
Depression Blues
Devils Dream
Devil Take The Hindmost
Did You Ever See A Lassie
Dill Pickle Rag
Dionne Reel
Dixie Hoedown
Done Gone
Double File
Down By The Riverside
Down Home
Down In The Valley
Down In The Willow Garden
Down Yonder D
Down Yonder D2
Down Yonder G
Do Lord
Dry And Dusty
Ducks On The Millpond
Ducks On The Pond
Duck River
Dusty Miller
Earls Breakdown
Easter Hymn
East Hill Breakdown
East Tennesee Blues
Easy And Slow
Eighth Of January 1
Eighth Of January 2
Elzics Farewell Am
Elzics Farewell F
Evening Prayer Blues
F-three Hoe Down
Faded Love 1
Faded Love 2
Falling Off A Moose
Festival Waltz
Fiddle Hill Jig
Fiddle Rag
Fine Times At Our House
Fire In The Mountain
Fire In The Mountains
Fire On The Mountain
Fishing Rod Reel
Fishin The Kettle Hole
Flop-eared Mule2
Flop-eared Mule3
Flop Eard Mule
Flop Eard Mule1
Florida Blues
Florida Rag
Flying Home To Shelley
Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss 1
Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss 2
Foggy Mountain Breakdown
Footprints In The Snow
Forked Deer
Four Forty Four
Frasers Jig
French-canadian Waltz
French Canadian Four-step
Frog In The Well
Funs All Over
Gallopede 1
Galopede 2
Galopede 3
Gandy Dancers
Garfields Hornpipe
Gasp Reel
General Shermans March
George Booker
Georgia Crackers
Georgia Railroad
Get Down On Your Knees And Pray
Give Me That Old Time Religion
God Bless America
Going Down South 4
Goin Down South
Goin Down South 2
Golden Eagle Hornpipe
Golden Slippers
Golden Valley
Good-bye Girls1
Good-bye Girls2
Good-night Ladies
Goodbye Girls Im Going To Boston
Go Tell Aunt Rhodie
Grandfathers Clock 2
Grandfathers Tune
Grandfather Clock 1
Grandmammy Look At Uncle Sam
Granny Wont Your Dog Bite
Grasshopper Sittin On A Sweet Potato Vine
Greasy String
Great High Wind That Blew The Low Post Down
Green Apple Quickstep
Green Mountain Petronella
Green Willis
Grey Cat On A Tennessee Farm
Grey Eagle
Grizzly Bear The
Growling Old Man Grumbling Old Woman
Grumbling Old Men And Women
Hagantown Gals
Hail To The Chief
Hales Rag
Halls Barn Dance
Hangmans Reel
Happy Day
Hard Times
Have A Drink On Me
Heart And Soul
Heath Creek
Hell Broke Loose In Georgia
Hell On The Wabash
Henry Fords Old Barn Dance
He Leadeth Me
High Point Two Step
Hippodrome Reel
Hoedown Polka
Hollow Poplar
Homesweet Home
Home On The Range
Home With The Girls In The Morning
Honky Tonk Swing
Hot Springs
House Of The Rising Sun
Huckleberry Blues
Hunters Of Kentucky
Hunting The Buffalo
Hurry Hurry Hurry
Hut On Staffin Island
Hymn For America
Hymn Of Praise
Ice On The Pond
Ice On The Road
Ice On The Water
Ida Red
If You Knew Susie
If You Knew Susie2
Im Going Back To Old Kentucky
Im Working On A Building
Indian Ate A Woodchuck
Indian Point
Indian Princess
Indian Queen
Indian River Hornpipe
In The Good Old Summer Time
In The Pine
In The Sweet By And By
I Am A Poor Wayfaring Stranger
Jacksons Breakdown
Jacks Alive
Jans Tune [a]
Jans Tune [g]
Jefferson And Liberty
Jennys Waltz
Jenny In The Cotton Patch
Jenny Lind D
Jenny Lind G
Jenny Lynn
Jerusalem Ridge
Jesus Christ The Apple Tree
Jesus Tender Shepherd Hear Me
Jimmy In The Swamp
Jimmy In The Swamp 2
Jingle Bells
Jock Wilson Of Fenton
Johnny Cant Dance
Johnny Cope
Johnny Dont Get Drunk
Johnstown Gals
John Browns Body 1
John Browns Body 2
John Browns Spirit Descant To Jbs Body
John Hardy
John Stensons 2
Josefins Baptism Waltz
Joys Of Quebec
Joy To The World
Juliann Johnson
Jump At The Sun
June Apple
Just Before The Battle Mother
Kansas City
Kansas City Blues
Kansas City Kitty
Kansas City Reel
Katy Hill
Keep On The Sunny Side ()
Kentucky Bootlegger
Kentucky Mandolin
Kentucky Waltz
Kentucky Whiskey
Kitchen Girl
Kohlers Hornpipe
Lady Of The Lake
Lamp Lighting Time In The Valley
Lantern In The Ditch
La Belle Catherine
Leather Breeches
Les Flemmes Denfer
Liberty Bell
Life On The Ocean Wave
Lightnin Bug
Lily Marlene
Lil Liza Jane
Limber Neck Blues
Limbo Rock
Limehouse Blues
Little Liza Jane 1
Little Liza Jane 2
Little Liza Jane 3
Little Rabbit
Little Rock Getaway
Little Whiskey
Liza Jane
Log Cabin
Lonesome Fiddle Blues
Lonesome Injun
Lone Star Rag
Long Black Veil (the)
Long Journey Home
Looney Tunes
Lost Banjo The
Lost Goose
Lost Indian
Louisiana Saturday Night
Louisiana Swing
Lovers Waltz
Love Came Down At Christmas
Lowdown Hoedown (1)
Lowdown Hoedown (2)
Macarthur Road
Mamas Shoes
Maple Sugar
Maple Sugar Gal Two Step
Marching Through Georgia
Margarets Waltz
Methodist Preacher
Mexican Waltz
Micmac Square Dance
Midnight On The Water
Midnight Rider
Mineapolis Hornpipe
Mining Camp Blues
Minneola Rag
Mississipi Sawyer 1
Mississippi Sawyer 2
Molly Put The Kettle On
Money Musk The
Monroes Hornpipe
Moses Hoe The Corn
Mountain Dew
Moving Cloud
Muscatatuck Waltz
Muskrat Ramble
My Aching Heart
My Grandfathers Clock
My Old Kentucky Home
Nail That Catfish To A Tree(1)
Nail That Catfish To The Tree(2)
Nancy Lee
Needle Case(1)
Nelly Bly(1)
Nelly Bly(2)
New River Train
New Years Cotillion
New York Girls
Niagara Hornpipe
Nine Hundred Miles
Nixons Farewell
Nobodys Darling But Mine
Norman Toy
North Carolina Breakdown
Och A Chiallain
Off To Charleston
Oh Dear What Can The Matter Be
Oh Death
Oh Susanna
Oh Susannah(2)
Okeechobee Spanish Grass
Oklahoma Rooster
Olde Saybrooke
Olde Tyme Quadrille
Old Aunt Kate
Old Bell Cow
Old Country Church 2
Old Dangerfield
Old Dutch Churn The
Old Ebeneezer Scrooge
Old Folks At Home
Old Gospel Ship (the)
Old Grey Cat
Old Grey Mare
Old Joe 1
Old Joe Clark 2
Old Joe Clark 3
Old John Tate
Old Molly Hare
Old Mother Flanagan
Old Mountaineer
Old Rocking Chair The
Old Skyball Paint
Old Time
Old Timer Clog
Old Time Reel
Old Time Wedding Reel 1
Old Time Wedding Reel 2
Old Time Wedding Reel 3
Old Zip Coon Reel
One Dime Blues
On The Road To Boston
On The Trail Of The Lonesome Pine
On The Way To New Orleans
Oot Pik
Opera Reel
Orvetta Waltz 1
Orvetta Waltz 2
Over The Waterfall
Owl Creek
O Dear Mother My Toes Are Sore
Paddy On The Railroad
Panhandle Country
Pat-a-cake Polka (polkas)
Peace In The Valley
Peas Breakdown
Peek A Boo Waltz
Petes Breakdown
Pigtown Fling
Pig Ankle Rag
Pike County Breakdown
Pinery Boy
Pirntaton Waltz The
Polecat Blues
Portsmouth Winder
Possumwood Harmony
Possum In The Well
Possum Up A Gum Stump
President Garfields
President Grants Hornpipe
President Lincolns Hornpipe
Pretty Little Dog
Pretty Little Widder
Puff Adder Step Dance
Quick Step
Rabbit Wheres Your Mammy
Racoon Reel
Ragtime Annie
Ragtime Reel
Rally Round The Flag
Redwing 1 (harmony)
Red Apple Rag
Red Haired Boy
Red River Valley 1
Red River Valley 2
Red Wing 1
Red Wing 2
Reel St Antoine
Richmond Blues
Richmond Cotillion
Road To Boston
Road To California
Road To Columbus
Robertsons Reel
Robinson County
Rockabilly Reel
Rockbridge Blues
Rocky Top
Rock My Soul
Rock Of Ages
Rock The Cradle Joe
Rock The Cradle Joe 2
Rock Valley
Rodeo Reel
Rollin In My Sweet Babys Arms
Root Hog Or Die
Round The Horne
Rustic Dance
Rye Straw
Rye Whisky
Sadie At The Backdoor 2
Sadie At The Back Door 1
Sailors Hornpipe
Saint Annes Reel
Saint James Infirmary
Saint James Infirmary Blues
Saint Patricks Day
Salamanca Reel
Salamonie Waltz
Salimony Waltz
Sally Ann Johnson
Sally Gal
Sally Goodin
Salty Dog Rag
Salty River Reel
Salt Creek
Sam And Pauls Old Time
Sandy Boys
Sandy River Belles
San Francisco Bay Blues
Sarah Armstrongs Tune
Saratoga Hornpipe
Saturday Night Breakdown
Scotland The Brave
Send The Light
Seneca Square Dance
Seneca Sq Dance Portland Style
Shady Grove
Sheeps In The Meadow
Sheik Of Araby The
Shelvin Rock
Shenandoah Falls
Shenandoah Valley Breakdown
Shindig In The Barn
Shoes And Stockings
Shoo Fly
Shove That Pigs Foot A Little Closer To The Fire
Shuffle About
Silver And Gold Two-step
Simple Gifts 1
Simple Gifts 2
Sitting Bull
Sloop John B
Smiths Reel
Smiths Reel 2
Smoke On The Water
Smokin Camp
Snake River
Snake River Reel
Snowflake Breakdown
Snow Deer
Snow Deer (harmony)
Soldiers Joy
Soldiers Joy (shetland)
Soldiers Of The Queenthe Ghw029
Solomon Levi 1
Solomon Levi 2
Somewhere Between Your Heart And Mine
Southern Spy
Spanish Fandango
Speed The Plough (ot Ver)
Spotted Pony
Spring Creek Gal
Squirrel Heads And Gravy
Stars And Stripes Forever
Staten Island
Steel Guitar Rag
Steppin Out
Step Around Johnny
Stormy Blues
Streets Of Laredo
St Johnsbury Reel
Sugar Hill
Sugar In The Gourd
Sweet Bunch Of Daisies
Sweet Ellen
Sweet Georgia Brown
Sweet Marie
Swing Your Partner
Tall Timbers
Tam Lin
Teardrop Waltz (1st Setting)
Teardrop Waltz (2nd Setting)
Tennessee Blues
Tennessee Waltz The
Teton Mountain Stomp
Texas Blue Bonnet
Texas Galop
Texas Valsen
The 29th Of May
The Battle Hymn Of The Republic
The Black Velvet Waltz
The Boatman
The Boll Weevil
The Ceilidh Umbrella
The Cuckoos Nest
The Drunken Sailor
The Girl I Left Behind Me
The Girl Who Broke My Heart
The Golden Pheasant
The Gold Rush
The Green Willis
The House Of The Rising Sun
The Irish Washerwoman
The Jenny Lind Polka
The Logger
The Marines Hymn
The Old Grey Goose
The Road To Batosh
The Rocky Mountain Hornpipe
The Rose Tree
The Shetland Fiddler
The Snouts And Ears Of America
The Squirrel Hunters
The Star-spangled Banner
The Tipsy Parson
This Little Light Of Mine
Three Camps (reveille)
Tinekes Reel
Tishomingo County Blues
Tombigbee Waltz
Tommy Bhettys Waltz
To Be A Pilgrim
Tumblin Creek Liza Jane
Turkey In The Straw
Twelfth Of January
Twinkle Twinkle Little Star
Uncle Joe (d)
Uncle Joe G
Uncle Pen
Uncloudy Day
Under The Double Eagle
Unquiet Grave The
Up Jumped The Devil
Wagoner One-step
Waiting For Nancy
Waiting For The Federals
Wait For The Waggon
Wake Up Susan
Walking In My Sleep
Walk Along John
Walk Old Shoe
Water Is Wide The
Watsons Blues
Wayfaring Stranger (am)
Wayfaring Stranger (d)
Ways Of The World
Weddington St Rag
Western Country
Westfork Girls
Westphalia Waltz
Westville Polka
West Virginia Gals
West Virginia Hornpipe
Whalens Breakdown
What A Friend We Have In Jesus
What Child Is This (greensleeves)
When Johnny Comes Marching Home
When The Works All Done This Fall
Where The Soul Never Dies
Whiskey Before Breakfast
Whistling Rufus
White Horse Breakdown
White Rose Waltz
Wildwood Flower
Wild Hog In The Woods
Will The Circle Be Unbroken
Winder Slide
Within Tradition
Wooden Ended Reel
Woody Woodpecker Reel
Yankee Doodle
Year Of Jubilo
Yellow Barber
Yellow Dog Blues
Yellow Rose Of Texas
Youre A Grand Old Flag
You Are My Sunshine

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