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Notes about the arrangement: Measures 1-3 and 5-7 are two different ways of playing the same basic "stuff." You can play it "as is" or mix ideas from either. Notice that downwards slide in measure 4. That is a cool sound. Just play the note and drag your finger "south" and get it off the string before the open note.
There are a couple of "drop thumb" licks which can be played "as is" or you can omit the thumb note and just make the first note into a quarter note. If you are puzzled by "drop thumb" I teach the technique in my video lessons 13 and 14.
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