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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.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3pUdUX5Gagc

Even at high age with broken voice her picking is amazing:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IUK8emiWabU

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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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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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