Free Fallin’ – Tom Petty

This song is perhaps the best one ever recorded by Tom Petty. It has a very simple melody that is easy to play on the canjo. Click the Read More link to see the full tab. The rest of the verses can be found on any of the popular song lyrics sites.

Learn how to play Tom Petty’s “Free Fallin'” On your One-String Diatonic Canjo!

American Canjo Company

Arrangement courtesy of C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply, intended for playing on American Canjo Company™ brand one-string canjos with dulcimer-style fretting, with fret numberings as shown below. The open unfretted string is notated as “0″.

Canjo Diagram

Free Fallin’

3     4 5    3     3     3   4 5   5     5 3    0   0 3 3 3 4    
She's a good girl, loves her mama. Loves Jesus, and America too.
3    3     4 5    3     3  3   3    4 5    5     5  3    0   0   3  3      4
Yeah she's a good girl, crazy 'bout Elvis. Loves horses, and her boyfriend too.
3    4 5    3   3  3   3  3 4 5   5       5 5   3   3  3    3       3   4    
It's a long day living in Reseda. There's a freeway runnin' through the yard.
3   3   4 5   3    3   0 3     3 3  4    5    5    5   5 5   3   0   3   3    4   5
And I'm a bad boy, cuz I don't even miss her. Yeah I'm a bad boy for breakin' her heart.

Chorus
3   3   5     5    4  3     3    3   5     5    4  3
Now I'm free, free fallin'. Yeah I'm free, free fallin'.

Written by Tom Petty and Jeff Lynne.

Arrangement by C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply

Related Entries

3 thoughts on “Free Fallin’ – Tom Petty”

  1. Thanks for posting. Please add more pop songs….maybe even some blues tunes, if possible. 馃槈

  2. We usually use a .012″ plain steel string tuned to a high C or D note. But unless you are playing with someone else, the exact tuning doesn’t really matter too much.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *


By submitting this form, you are consenting to receive marketing emails from: C. B. Gitty Crafter Supply, 10 Main Street Suite 201, Rochester, NH, 03839, http://www.cbgitty.com. You can revoke your consent to receive emails at any time by using the SafeUnsubscribe® link, found at the bottom of every email. Emails are serviced by Constant Contact