G run

G run in G major variation[1]  Play  contains both hammer-ons and a pull-off.
G run in G[1]  Play .

In bluegrass and other music, the G run (G-run), or Flatt run[1] (presumably after Lester Flatt), is a stereotypical ending used as a basis for improvisation on the guitar. It is the most popular run in bluegrass, the second being "Shave and a Haircut".[1]

The best known version, above, is a slight elaboration of the simplest form, below.

See also


  1. 1 2 3 4 Traum, Happy (1974). Bluegrass Guitar, p.25. ISBN 0-8256-0153-3.

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