(Fingerstyle Guitar) Freight Train - Elizabeth Cotten (Cover) by George Barnes

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this is my webpage : about.me . Click there to know more about me :) if you all want to learn this style, you must learn this song. IMO, this song is the easiest of all. the melody is not hard to reach, and the bassline is quite simple for the alternate one. this song was originally composed by elizabeth cotten, and chet atkins, merle travis, tommy emmanuel, and others played it with their style. in this case, i played tommy emmanuel version from masterclass 4 video :) --------- Elizabeth "Libba" Cotten (January 5, 1895 -- June 29, 1987) was an American blues and folk musician, singer, and songwriter. A self-taught left-handed guitarist, Cotten developed her own original style. Her approach involved using a right-handed guitar (usually in standard tuning), not re-strung for left-handed playing, essentially, holding a right-handed guitar upside down. This position required her to play the bass lines with her fingers and the melody with her thumb. Her signature alternating bass style has become known as "Cotten picking". ------ William Thomas "Tommy" Emmanuel AM (born 31 May 1955) is an Australian guitarist, best known for his complex fingerpicking style, energetic performances and the use of percussive effects on the guitar. In the May 2008 and 2010 issues of Guitar Player Magazine, he was named as "Best Acoustic Guitarist" in their readers' poll.[1] In June 2010 Emmanuel was appointed a Member of the Order of Australia (AM).[2] ------- Chester Burton Atkins (June 20, 1924...

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Artist: George Barnes
Video title: (Fingerstyle Guitar) Freight Train - Elizabeth Cotten (Cover)
Category: Jazz & Fusion

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