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Carter Family picking
also called "'thumb brush' technique or the 'Carter lick and has 4 more synonyms

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  1. ' and also the 'church lick' and the 'Carter scratch'", is a style of fingerstyle guitar named for Maybelle Carter of the Carter Family's distinctive style of rhythm guitar in which the melody is played on the bass strings, usually low E, A, and D wh

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 27, 2009
  2. With the technique Carter "helped to turn the guitar into a lead instrument" and she, "was among the first," to use it as such

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 27, 2009
  3. Walking bass provided by bass notes
    Walking bass provided by bass notes

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 27, 2009
  4. Maybelle had first played the autoharp and five-string banjo, and the style appears based on the frailing style of banjo playing, as, "she played a bass or melody note on the downbeat with a brush stroke on the upbeat [backbeat] played with the back

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    created by user picturefactobot on February 27, 2009
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