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#----------------------------------PLEASE NOTE---------------------------------#
#This file is the author's own work and represents their interpretation of the #
#song. You may only use this file for private study, scholarship, or research. #
#------------------------------------------------------------------------------##
From: Preserved Moose 
Subject: Deuling Banjos TAB

Here's what I play for it.  I figured it out by just watching Deliverance 
many times.  Great fuckin' movie, cool fuckin' scene, I think Ronny Cox 
(see also Robocop, Total Recall) is really playing the guitar part actually!
Anywhere, here the opening chord sequence...

E----------------|
B--0-0-0--1--0---|
G--0-0-0--0--0---|
D--0-0-0--2--0---|
A----------------|
E----------------|

Those chords are just G and C.  The banjo doubles them an octave higher, 
sometimes when I play it as part of a band type thing, I have my rhythm 
guitarist just play that at the 12th fret in response.  Here's the main 
riff everyone wants...

E---------------------|
B--0-1-3-0-1---0------|
G------------2---0-2--|
D---------------------|
A---------------------|
E---------------------|

Start out playing this slow, each call and response a little faster, 
until you're chicken-pickin' that mutha as fast as you can muster!
At what seem to be appropriate times, alternate between the first riff 
and this one.  In the movie, and presumably in the real peice, they go 
into a Yankee Doodle-esque thing.  I'm not sure exactly what they play, I 
play the actual melody from Yankee Doodle, which fits spiffily back into 
the riff.  After that I can't help you much, usually I play this as part 
of a guitar solo/duo and go into Eruption or something next...
Anywhere, here's my Yankee Doodle thing...

E----------------|-------------|---------------|------------------|
B----------------|-------------|---------3-----|------------------|
G--0-0-2-4-0-4-2-|-0-0-2-4-0---|-0-0-2-4---4-2-|--0---------0--0--|
D----------------|-----------4-|---------------|----4-0-2-4-------|
A----------------|-------------|---------------|------------------|
E----------------|-------------|---------------|------------------|

I think where they deviate from this melody is in the third bar, but 
then, I'm a crack fiend, what do I know?
How you'll enjoy/appreciate/masturbate over this, I'll catch ya at a 
later date!
		John
______________________________________________________________________________
| All Gods are homemade, and it is we who pull their strings, and so give    |
| them the power to pull ours.  				             |
|					-Aldous Huxley                       |
|____________________________________________________________________________|




            
            
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NoFXpunk 120 Mar 14, 2003 07:00 PM

this is not yanky doodle

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bJoelFan13 226 Sep 22, 2006 03:15 PM

the yankee doodle is perfect except for the 2nd string thrid fret, it should be 3rd string fifth fret, then its perfect

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