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Notes about the arrangement: Measure 7 of the A Part requires some forethought to plan your fingering. I play the 5th fret, first string with my ring finger and the 5th fret, 2nd string with my middle finger. Then, it's a jump down to play 1st fret on the 2nd string with my index. Work at it slowly until it becomes second nature.
Those two notes (5,6) at the end of the first measure of the B Part can be tricky but they are to good to leave out. I use my index on 5 and my middle finger on 6, then a quick hop over to use my middle finger on that 2nd fret pull-off in measure 2. If all of that is too tricky you can also play the much simpler optional measure shown at the end.
There are a lot of drop thumbs in this arrangement. If you are puzzled by "drop thumb" I teach the technique in my video lessons 13 and 14.
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