Red Tail Ring

Hi! I can't tell you how impressed I am with the both of you. Your version of the blackest crow has brought tears to my eyes on more than one occasion. Thank you so much for the music you share with the world.

As a claw hammer player I find myself watching your version of pretty polly often on repeat. I was hoping you could share the banjo tuning for that song. It seems like it should be double c but when I try to play, it comes out all wrong.

All the best. Alex

Red Tail Ring responded on 05/16/2017

Hi Alex,

Laurel is in a G modal tuning for "Pretty Polly." The only trick is that she capos up to the fifth fret to bring it to C modal. I believe she leaves her drone string where it would normally be in G modal. I think you'll have more success with that. Happy picking!

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