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BASIC BLUEGRASS BACKUP
Here again is the song "Boil Em Cabbage Down." Notice that I have added letters above the music. These indicate which chords are used for playing backup with the tune. Their placement also tells you when to play them.

mandolin tablature

As you can see, the song uses the A, D and E chords. Luckily so does almost every song when played in the key of A! Here are chord charts for playing A, D, and E:

mandolin chord diagrams

When you can form those chord positions, and are able to hear each that each individual note is clear sounding, you are ready to move on to lesson 11.

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