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Discuss the Mandolin lesson: Forked Deer

https://banjobenclark.com/lessons/forked-deer-mandolin

This is a classic fiddle tune in the key of D that is a lot of fun to play. I built it very basic so beginner players could not only learn a version, but also learn to fill in the melody with 8th notes. Enjoy!

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Great lesson. I am enjoying it. I am an experienced player in Celtic but just learning in old time and bluegrass Thanks. Enjoying the course. Not my favorite genre, but I have to get along with others !! LOL

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Welcome to the Forum Michael!

Stop by often now you know we are here! :+1:

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Fun song! I am brand new to the mandolin, and I keep on messing up with the pick direction, especially when I switch strings or when they throw a quarter note into a series of eighth notes. I’m trying to be aware of it so I don’t develop bad habits, but it sure is hard!

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Welcome to the forum Shad!

Hang in there! You’re thinking about it in the right way.

It gets easier as you get more used to it.

Dave

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Welcome @Shad!

Pull up a chair and stay awhile…

… and come back often!

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