Michael Row the Boat Ashore

for bass


Learn how to play the notes of "Michael Row the Boat Ashore Bass" on bass for free using our animated scrolling tablature for the easiest way to quickly learn the music. Enjoy playing along with 2 backing tracks which you can control with the track display. Use this tutorial with our tab to learn the song without having to read notes in sheet music.

Composed by: Traditional
Uploaded August 3, 2015
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Here is an easy way to learn Michael Row the Boat Ashore on the bass. This song is an American spiritual sung by slaves on the South Carolina sea islands that was first written down after the start of the Civil War. The text refers to rowing across a river to be with one's family and God. It became popular during the civil rights movement and recordings were made by Harry Belafonte, Pete Seeger, and Peter, Paul, and Mary. This arrangement is for bass with piano accompaniment.