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Flint Hill Special

This lesson is part of the course Bluegrass Fiddle with Chad Manning.
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Learn fiddle in the styles of Kenny Baker, Stuart Duncan, Vassar Clements, Bobby Hicks, and other bluegrass greats by learning classic tunes, with improvisation exercises and advanced techniques.
 
 
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Flint Hill Special
Flint Hill Special
 
In this lesson you’ll learn three classic bluegrass fiddle solos to the Earl Scruggs banjo tune “Flint Hill Special,” as played by the great Benny Martin on the original 1952 Flatt and Scruggs recording. These solos include some variations on some of the sliding double-stop licks you learned in the lesson on G chords. Chad plays the solos through slowly and then takes them apart phrase by phrase.

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