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"John Hardy, part 1: Playing the syllables

"John Hardy, part 1: Playing the syllables: Banjo Lessons: 2 Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs
"John Hardy, part 1: Playing the syllables: Banjo Lessons: 2 Hammer-Ons and Pull-Offs

"John Hardy" is a traditional American folk song based on the life of a railroad worker living in McDowell County, West Virginia in the Spring of 1893.This series of lesson on the tune "John Hardy" will explore many ways to analyze a tune and break it down so you can customize and focus on individual pieces. In this first section, Tony will show you how to outline the melody on the banjo with a technique he refers to as "playing the syllables."

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