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“The Eighth of January” Play-Along Track

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Get started off right on the mandolin, with basic techniques, scales and chords, and simple and popular bluegrass and old-time tunes to play. Includes downloadable Play-Along audio practice tracks for rhythm and melody on all tunes, advice on embellishing melodies and playing tremolo, and more.
 
 
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The Eighth of January  
 
The Eighth of January  
 
“The Eighth of January” Play-Along Track
“The Eighth of January” Play-Along Track
 
In this video Sharon plays “The Eighth of January” four times at a medium tempo. She alternates between playing rhythm and melody, playing rhythm the first and third times through, and melody the second and fourth times. You can practice making the transition between melody and rhythm with her, playing melody when she plays melody, and rhythm when she plays rhythm. Once you get comfortable with that, you could try playing rhythm when Sharon plays melody and vice versa.

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