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Bury Me Beneath the Willow, Part 1

This lesson is part of the course Intermediate Flatpicking Guitar with Scott Nygaard.
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Learn to play fiddle tunes and other bluegrass and roots melodies, with an emphasis on alternate picking, simple scales, and developing good picking- and fretting-hand technique. Designed for guitarists just starting to play melodies as well as intermediate players who want to work on their flatpicking technique.
 
 
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The B part of “Sally Gooden” starts with a simple scale fragment, starting on the open G, that may be familiar from the Alternating Picking video. Scott walks you through the melody of the B part phrase by phrase, and gives you advice on keeping your fretting-hand fingers in position above the notes, as well as “planting” them: keeping them down on the fret until after you play the next note in the phrase.These are very important things to work on, as they give your playing a lot of fluidity and make your fingering more efficient.
 
 
 
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Bury Me Beneath the Willow  
 
Bury Me Beneath the Willow  
 
Bury Me Beneath the Willow, Part 1
Bury Me Beneath the Willow, Part 1
 
The bluegrass standard “Bury Me Beneath the Willow” was recorded in 1927 by the Carter Family and has been sung and recorded by numerous musicians since. The version Ricky Skaggs and Tony Rice recorded on their 1980 duet recording has become a standard source for many people. In this lesson, Scott shows you the basic melody and then some ways to embellish it, including adding lead-in runs, fills, and other devices that you can use to embellish the melodies of many songs. In this video, Scott shows you the basic melody, talks about varying the phrasing of the melody, making sure you know how the chords fit the melody, and shows you how to start your solo with a “kickoff” or three-beat intro lick.

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