Bells of St Mary’s for Banjo

My latest banjo arrangement up is “Bells of St Mary’s.”  This song has always been a favorite of mine, I used to play it in contest many years ago.

This version is for those between beginner and intermediate.  If you have a basic knowledge of forward and forward-reverse banjo rolls, along with some major/minor chord shapes you won’t find it to terribly difficult.

I wrote this up from the version I heard Bing Crosby sing, I basically used all of the chords from that arrangement with just a few exceptions.  Most banjo players play this song different; I wanted to be closer to the movie version/original.

The TAB can be found on my website here, this TAB features melody notes highlighted in yellow.

Bells of St Marys Banjo TAB

If you would like the banjo teaching VIDEO and the TAB, please visit here:

This is the first of my videos to feature onscreen TABs.

Jody Written by:

Professional Musician of 27 years. I've played Banjo and Acoustic Guitar on the stages of Carnegie Hall, The Grand Ole Opry, and The Ryman Auditorium. I've also played in six different countries.

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