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Banjo Lessons: Single String: “Boil Them Cabbage Down”

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[MUSIC]
Okay,
let's, continue now and do a little bit of
Boil Them Cabbage Down,
as our template in the single string style
and, as we did with the melodic style,
the melody's basically very simple, but
I'm just sprucing it up a little bit,
and, using some scale elements to get,
a little more complex sound using the
single string style.
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So I'll play the,
the original Boil them Cabbage
down with the rolls and everything.
And then go into the single string style
so you can get a flavor of it.
How it works in context.
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So one more time slowly.
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And remember when you're.
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When you're alternating, make sure you're
not doubling fingers, because it's very
tempting to just double the thumb or
double the index in the right hand.
Always.
If you have a quarter note, like,
that starts on the second string as a
quarter note, [NOISE] thumb.
And because it's a quarter note,
then the next note will also be the thumb
cuz the in, the index is implied.
Thumb, index, thumb, index, thumb, index,
thumb, index.
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And so on, and so forth.
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