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When I Was A Cowboy (Western Plains) (Cow Cow Yicky Yiclqj Yea)
Words and Music by Huddie Ledbetter; JaM A /Jomax andAlan /Jomax
© 1936, 1959 and renewed 1964 F'olktiJays Musicf!iiblishers Inc, NY, USA.
ASsigned to Kensington Music Ltd, London, SW10 OSZ.
Intematiooal ropyright serured. All rights reserved; Used by permission.

Guitar 'ftlclrnlques • November..-


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• slide to open for effect (ie squeak!)

EI.ECTRIC SLIDE GUITAR OVERDUBS


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NOTES FOR ELECTRIC SLIDE GTR OVERDUBS
(1) All slurs are obviously glisses so I've kept the notation uncluttered.
(2) I suggest standard tuning (but see final note!)

94 Guitar 'flaolrnlquee • November 1996