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This lesson is part of the course Beginning Bluegrass and Old-Time Fiddle with Chad Manning.
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Learn how to get that fiddley sound by learning beginner-level fiddle tunes and bluegrass songs, with technique tips for both hands and basic theory.
 
 
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In the second part of this lesson, you’ll learn the B part of “June Apple” phrase by phrase, as well as the “Georgia shuffle” bowing pattern, which works well on the B part. You’ll also learn how to add drone strings to the A and B parts.
 
 
 
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Blackberry Blossom, Part 1
Blackberry Blossom, Part 1
 
In this lesson, you’ll learn the old-time and bluegrass fiddle standard “Blackberry Blossom,” along with the bowing pattern Chad plays. He starts by playing “Blackberry Blossom” through at a medium speed and then shows you the A part melody slowly, phrase by phrase. After playing the A part through slowly a couple of times, so you can play along with him, Chad shows you the bowing he’s using, primarily the “Nashville shuffle,” as well as a couple variations.

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