Based on the playing of Sonny Osborne
Banjo Tab PDF + MP3Details: There are many different performances by The Osborne Brothers, audio and video, available online of the song "Rocky Top". This tab is based on their original hit version as played by Sonny Osborne on the 1967 Decca Records single by The Osborne Brothers.
This banjo tab features the Kickoff, Break, and Ending plus a bonus tab for a full chorus break.
Tom demonstrates the tab on the MP3.
Style: based on the playing of Sonny Osborne, G Tuning, gDGBD, 53 measures. You can play the tab in the Key of G or capo the 4th fret to play it in the Key of B to match the Osborne Brothers recording.
Bonus Tab + Video: "Rocky Top" played in the C chord position to accommodate singers who set the song in Keys such as C, D, E, and F.
To listen to the Osborne Brothers 1967 recording of "Rocky Top" click the arrow on the banjo image at top of page to reveal the song posted on YouTube.