These fiddle tunes have been on a list for me to work on for
a long time, so I put these here for me, and all of you who
are working on the same thing.  Good luck building speed!

A Part (2x)I
III

IV
IVV

I
III

IV
IVI
B Part (2x)IIII

ii
iiVV

IVIVI

IVIVI

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The bold, black notes and numbers in the diagrams below show which Major scale notes and scale degrees (do, re, mi...) make up each melody. 

Scale degree1
2
34
5
6
7
D Major scaleD
E
F#G
A
B
C#

The chords of this tune are entirely in the key of D Major.  The B part has some really fast chord changes, so get those down at a nice slow speed!   Be sure to work on the melody while you're listening to the chords.  :-) 

Chord NameRoman Num.Chord Notes
D MajorID, F#, A
E minoriiE, G, B
G MajorIVG, B, D
A Major
V
A, C#, E

Whiskey Before Breakfast: Backing Tracks in D Major

Whiskey Before Breakfast (in D Major)
Pick a reasonable tempo for you & build speed!

    See these scales with a Fretboard Toolbox:​

  • Use page 25 of any Complete Edition
  • Use pages 15-18 of any Essential Edition

  • Whiskey in D 20pct6:43
  • Whiskey in D 30pct5:34
  • Whiskey in D 40pct4:44
  • Whiskey in D 50pct4:09
  • Whiskey in D 60pct3:42
  • Whiskey in D 70pct3:20
  • Whiskey in D 80pct3:01
  • Whiskey in D 90pct2:47
  • Whiskey in D 100pct2:34
  • Whiskey in D 110pct2:22
  • Whiskey in D 120pct2:13
  • Whiskey in D 130pct2:04

Whiskey Before Breakfast Chord Progression