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Clawhammer Banjo Tutorials

By learning the information taught in these tutorials you should be able to play any of the clawhammer arrangements on this site. If you are a beginner, just concentrate on the Level 1 lessons as well as the Level 1 arrangements. All of the Level 1 songs in the tablature section only involve the material in the Level 1 lessons. The Level 2 song arrangements usually start with the basic Level 1 arrangement and add the techniques learned in the Level 2 tutorials. The same is true of Level 3.





Clawhammer Banjo Tabs

Most of the following songs are arranged in 3 levels for clawhammer banjo. Click on the submenu name (ABCD, EFGH, etc.) for full listings.


  • Angels We Have Heard On High
  • Auld Lang Syne
  • Big Rock Candy Mountain
  • Blue Ridge Mountain Blues
  • Buffalo Gals
  • Cindy
  • Cumberland Gap
  • Cripple Creek
  • Deck the Halls
  • Down in the Valley


  • Fly Around My Pretty Little Miss
  • The Fox
  • God Rest Ye Merry Gentlemen
  • Grandfathers Clock
  • Groundhog
  • Handsome Molly
  • House of the Rising Sun


  • I ve Been Working on the Railroad
  • Jingle Bells
  • Jolly Old St. Nicholas
  • Land Rush
  • Little Liza Jane
  • Little Sadie
  • Long Long Ago


  • Maggie Walker Blues
  • Man of Constant Sorrow
  • Mountain Dew
  • My Dog Has Fleas
  • O Come All Ye Faithful
  • O Little Town of Bethlehem
  • O Susanna!
  • Our Boys Will Shine Tonight
  • Polly Wolly Doodle


  • Red River Valley
  • Shady Grove
  • Simple Gifts
  • Sittin on Top of the World
  • This Old Man
  • Tom Dooley


  • Under the Double Eagle
  • Up on the Housetop
  • We Three Kings
  • What a Friend We Have In Jesus
  • Wildwood Flower
  • Will the Circle Be Unbroken
  • Willie Moore