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Oh Shenandoah - Harmonica Lesson (Harp Tabs & Backing Track)


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Hello! In today's harmonica lesson we're learning the American folk song Oh Shenandoah. Grab a C harp to play along to the tabs!


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The tab system

The song is tabbed out for diatonic harmonica (in any key). The symbols I use are pretty basic - positive numbers are blow, negative numbers are draw.


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Oh Shenandoah - harmonica tabs:


3 4 4 4 -4 5 -5 -6 6

Oh Shenandoah, I long to see you

7 -7 -6 6 -6 6 5 6

A-a-way, you rolling river

6 -6 -6 -6 5 6 5 -4 4

Oh Shenandoah, I long to see you

4 -4 5 4 5 -6 6

A-a-way, I’m bound away

4 -4 5 4 -4 4

‘Cross the wide Missouri


3 4 4 4 -4 5 -5 -6 6

Oh Shenandoah, I love your daughter

7 -7 -6 6 -6 6 5 6

A-a-way, you rolling river

6 -6 -6 -6 5 6 5 -4 4

For her I'd cross your roaming waters

4 -4 5 4 5 -6 6

A-a-way, I’m bound away

4 -4 5 4 -4 4

‘Cross the wide Missouri


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