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'Betsy Likens' in DADGAD: Overview

 

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Betsy Likens is a traditional tune from the Appalachian Mountain region of the United States. It would typically be played on a fiddle or a clawhammer banjo.

This adaptation for guitar is in DADGAD tuning. I have put the capo on the 5th fret to raise the key to be more in keeping with what a fiddle or banjo would play. You can certainly play it without the capo, but it will have a lower sound.

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