|Roll In My Sweet Baby’s Arms, Part 1: Earl Scruggs’ Solo
Roll In My Sweet Baby’s Arms, Part 1: Earl Scruggs’ Solo
In this lesson, you’ll learn an Earl Scruggs solo to the jam session favorite “Roll In My Sweet Baby’s Arms” as well as some variations. Many people sing and play “Roll In My Sweet Baby’s Arms” in the key of B, and you’ll put your capo on the fourth fret to play it in B, but Bill teaches you the solo in G, without a capo. He starts by slowly playing Earl’s first solo, which Earl recorded in 1949 with Flatt and Scruggs for the Mercury Sessions, and then shows you how the solo matches the melody of the song. Then he walks you through the solo, phrase by phrase, pointing out licks that you may have already learned in other songs.
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