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Post by 12bar »

Just found some old videos of Elizabeth Cotton on YT - an inspiration! She played left handed upside down, finger for bass, thumb for melody.
The Cotton pickin' style was named after her.

Even at high age with broken voice her picking is amazing:

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I saw the second video a couple of months ago, I think it was trending on yt or something, but the first one is brilliant as well. The little bends she makes on her chords sound really sweet.

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Post by VikingBlues »

Wow - that's so very good! :D

Thanks for posting those links - a great talent and, as you say, inspirational! :thumbsup:
An improv a day keeps the demons at bay!

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