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Posted By: pdq
05-Jun-14 - 08:35 PM
Thread Name: Tune Req: Hnk Snow's Guitar Break for I'm Movin on
Subject: RE: Tune Req: Hnk Snow's Guitar Break for I'm Movin on
Both Hank Snow and Doc Watson often played consecutive strings at the same pitch, as with 2nd string fretted at fith fret and first string open.

Not sure that applies to the solo you are talking about, but it is a neat trick that makes it sound like you are doing some fast picking.