Amazing Grace

Play an easy song on the banjo


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Left hand fingering positions for the notes e, a, c and e' played in first position on the five string banjo.


Learn how to play the melody of this wonderful old song on the banjo. This song is in three/four or waltz time, which means you should be counting one two three one two three to keep a steady rhythm. When singing this melody there are a lot of extra quick notes you can put in, called ‘grace notes’ or inflections, but for this banjo version we’ve kept the melody really simple.

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Page updated 21st December 2018