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Continuing the march through the Guitar Style section of the Green Converse book of 1865

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Comment by Timothy Twiss on November 5, 2017 at 6:35am

This one is a great example of the improvement of tuning and frets in the execution. I am glad I have the old youtubes of me paying this one. On a good day with the low fretless, it cannot compare to the improved intonation of chords on the fretted. The higher tuning indeed makes it "pop". I'm not a huge fan of the song or arrangement, but it is part of the book.

Comment by Strumelia on November 5, 2017 at 9:37am

Sounds like a piano arrangement.

Comment by Timothy Twiss on November 5, 2017 at 7:38pm

Seems FBC was stretching his wings as an arranger there

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