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Bluegrass Jam Chord Charts and Lyrics


Below are Bluegrass jam chord charts and lyrics for popular (and not so popular) songs and fiddle tunes.  Some of these are a little more common than others.  Fair warning, there are a few potential “jam busters” on this list, so use your judgement on tunes you call.  

If I’m missing a song you love and/or would like to have a chart for, please let me know.  Also, if you are new to bluegrass jams, check out the Jam Etiquette page.

Bluegrass Jam Charts for Vocal Tunes

  1. Ain’t Nobody Gonna Miss Me When I’m Gone in G
  2. All Good Times Are Passed and Gone in G
  3. Angel Band in A
  4. Angel Band in B
  5. Angeline The Baker in D (for sheet music see  Angeline the Baker – Mandolin and Fiddle)
  6. Ashes of Love in G
  7. Big River in A
  8. Big Spike Hammer in G
  9. Blue Moon of Kentucky in C
  10. Blue Night in A
  11. Blue Ridge Cabin Home in A
  12. Blue Ridge Cabin Home in G
  13. Bound to Ride in C
  14. Bury me beneath the willows in G
  15. Church Street Blues in Eb (standard Tony Rice key)
  16. Church Street Blues in E
  17. Cluck Old Hen in A (for sheet music see Cluck Old Hen Fiddle and Mandolin)
  18. Dark Hollow in A
  19. Deep Elem Blues in C
  20. Don’t Laugh in G
  21. Don’t Your Let Your Deal Go Down in A
  22. Do Re Mi in E
  23. Down Along the Dixie Line in A
  24. Fall on my Knees in A
  25. Foggy Mountain Top in A
  26. Fox on the Run in B
  27. Fox on the Run in G
  28. Freeborn Man in A
  29. Freight Train in E
  30. Get Back on the Train in F
  31. Going Down the Road Feeling Bad in A
  32. Good Woman’s Love
  33. Goodbye Old Pal in D
  34. Hand Me Down My Walking Cane in G
  35. Highway 40 Blues
  36. Hobo Song in A
  37. How Mountain Girls Can Love in A
  38. If It Hadn’t Been For Love in Am
  39. I Saw the Light in G
  40. I Saw the Light in A
  41. I Wonder Where You Are Tonight
  42. I’ll Fly Away in G
  43. I’ll go Stepping Too in G
  44. I’ll Go Stepping Too in Bb (original Flatts / Scruggs key)
  45. Ida Red in A
  46. If I Should Wander Back Tonight in E
  47. In the Gravel yard
  48. Kentucky Girl in G
  49. Little Cabin Home On the Hill in A
  50. Lonesome Road Blues in G (Bill Monroe)
  51. Lonesome Pine in A
  52. Long Gone in A
  53. Long Journey Home in G
  54. Look Down That Lonesome Road in E
  55. Make Me Down a Pallet On Your Floor in C
  56. Midnight Moonlight in A
  57. Mountain Dew in G
  58. My Cabin in Caroline in G
  59. My Little Girl from Tennessee in G
  60. My Little Georgia Rose in C
  61. My Walkin’ Shoes Don’t Fit Me Anymore in C
  62. Nellie Kane in E
  63. Nine Pound Hammer in A (Tony Rice version)
  64. Nine Pound Hammer in G
  65. Old Home Place in A
  66. Old Slew Foot in A
  67. Pass the Booze in G
  68. Poor Heart in G
  69. Rabbit in a Log in G
  70. Rain and Snow in F
  71. Red Clay Halo in E
  72. Rocky Top in G
  73. Roll in my Sweet Baby’s Arms in G 
  74. Rosalee McFall in E
  75. Rye Whiskey in D
  76. Salty Dog Blues in G (clean)
  77. Salty Dog Blues in G (dirty)
  78. Shady Grove in Dm
  79. Sophronie in C
  80. Spanish Pipedream in G
  81. Steam Powered Aereoplane in G
  82. Take me Back to Tulsa in G
  83. That’s the Way that it Goes in Em
  84. That’s what I Like About the South in F
  85. Time Changes Everything in F
  86. Wayside in G
  87. Way Downtown in D
  88. When I Paint My Masterpiece in A
  89. Whiskey in the Jar in C (a la Pizza Tapes)
  90. White Freight Liner in C
  91. Will the Circle be Unbroken in G
  92. Working on a Building in A
  93. Worried Man Blues in G
  94. Whiskey Before Breakfast in D – Chords & Lyrics (for the sheet music Fiddle Tune click here)
  95. Y’all Come in G
  96. You Don’t Know My Mind

Bluegrass Jam Charts for Fiddle Tunes

  1. Angeline the Baker – Mandolin and Fiddle
  2. Big Mon – Mandolin and Fiddle
  3. Bill Cheatham – Mandolin and Fiddle
  4. Billy in the Lowground – Mandolin and Fiddle (in C)
  5. Blackberry Blossom – Mandolin and Fiddle
  6. Blackberry Blossom – Banjo
  7. Blackberry Blossom – Guitar
  8. Brown County Breakdown – Mandolin and Fiddle
  9. Cherokee Shuffle – Mandolin and Fiddle
  10. Clinch Mountain Backstep – Mandolin and Fiddle
  11. Chinquapin Hunting Bluegrass Version – Mandolin and Fiddle
  12. Cluck Old Hen – Mandolin and Fiddle
  13. The Eighth of January – Mandolin and Fiddle
  14. June Apple – Mandolin and Fiddle
  15. Old Joe Clark in A – Mandolin and Fiddle
  16. Salt Creek – Mandolin and Fiddle
  17. Gold Rush – Mandolin and Fiddle
  18. Red Haired Boy – Mandolin and Fiddle
  19. Southern Flavor – Mandolin and Fiddle
  20. Southern Flavor – Guitar
  21. Southern Flavor – Mandolin two variations 
  22. Turkey in the Straw – Mandolin and Fiddle
  23. Turkey in the Straw – Guitar
  24. Whiskey Before Breakfast – Mandolin and Fiddle

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