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Cousin Sally Brown, Part 2

This lesson is part of the course Fingerstyle Guitar with Stevie Coyle.
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Cousin Sally Brown  
 
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Cousin Sally Brown, Part 2
Cousin Sally Brown, Part 2
 
Yes, “Cousin Sally Brown” does have a second part, which you’ll learn in this lesson. The melody is mostly played up on the treble strings, often out of the A minor pentatonic box at the fifth fret. It also has an extra measure and an irregular bass line. Stevie starts by showing you the melody without the bass line, and it includes lots of pull-offs, slides, position shifts, “stabs” (hammer-ons from nowhere), and other devices to make the melody as fluid and hammer dulcimer–like as possible. He walks you through each measure, bit by bit, so you can see exactly how to finger it, and then adds a few bass notes to fill it out. The B part of “Cousin Sally Brown” is played twice, but the second time you play it, you skip the extra measure, as shown in the tablature.

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