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Lesson notes

This fingerpicking instrumental, *Buffalo Gals*is an American folk song from the mid-19th century. Neil’s arrangement is done in Open G Tuning, which makes for pretty simple chords and left hand moves. The right has one section using standard alternating bass technique but another using what he calls an eighth note roll, where there are only three bass notes in each measure, played in a syncopated pattern. Overall not too difficult, as long as you start very slowly and get it smooth before speeding it up.