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Learn how to play Old Joe Clark on the banjo. This tune is an old fiddle tune and a mainstay of the banjo.
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So, let us learn our next tune this is Old Joe Clark. It is an all pedal tune (Music Playing) and it is the mainstay of the Banjo. The basic melody is (Music Playing) and you can even try playing that some of the rhythm patterns. (Music Playing) then I let you just mess around that a little bit. But, you know, there is right there that the melody happens with the pinches. (Music Playing) Now, the things about this tune is, you will find—there is a two ways that frequently gets played. I just played it with an “F” note in the second part. (Music Playing). The variation which is I am going to play with alternate way the “B” part of this song. (Music Playing) We are going to learn the first way first because that is the way it is most commonly played in blue grass circle at this time.
We know our melody, (Music Playing) so, here is how the whole tune goes, (Music Playing) now, we do a slow version. (Music Playing)