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Cripple Creek

This lesson contains two arrangements of the classic Bluegrass/Old Time jam Cripple Creek. If you’ve gone through the Right Hand Technique Volume 1 video and want to learn how to apply simple rolls to a melody, this is a great place to start. In the first lesson, Cripple Creek Simple Melody, we will use the G Major Scale to find the notes in the melody, creating a basic structure for the song. The simple arrangement also utilizes the basic forward and backward roll patterns and hammer-on/pull-offs to enhance the melody. In the second arrangement, Cripple Creek With Rolls, we will learn how to use drone notes to fill in the gaps between the roll patterns. This w