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Four Thumb Songs

The thumb produces a rich resonant tone on the bass strings when
played rest stroke - use this technique throughout along with the
expressive devices listed on the next page.

Frank Wallace
April '97

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Copyright 1998 LiveOak Publications


Frank A. Wallace

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Blues 2

Exercise for 1 and 4: notice the finger pattern and start exercise in higher position if necessary;

Frank Wallace
March '97

when you are comfortable with the four fret span, use hammer-ons between 1 and 4 in measure one,
1 and 3 in measure two. Next try the exercise holding a bar with finger 1, again start in higher positions for ease.

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Frank A. Wallace