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Flight of the Bumble Bee - Finger Exercise

Courtesy of: Paul Hartley, Instructor
Worthington Music
6560 High St
Worthington, OH 43085
(614) 436-4855
Paul Hartley is the owner of Worthington Music and their head guitar instructor.  He primarily arranged this version of Flight of the Bumble Bee to be a finger exercise.  WHICH IT IS!!  Most of us "hacker" players don't do enough finger exercises, yet marvel in how inept our left hand fingers are, sometimes - especially, (in my case), the "useless" 3rd finger.  Give this exercise some serious attention and I guarantee (after some initial "pain") that you will notice a tremendous increase in the capability of your left hand fingers

Notes for Paul's Tabs:  (Paul, these aren't criticisms - they are just explanations.)

- He only shows 5 strings (he says 6 would get in the way of his notes) - treat them as the bottom 5 strings - fret positions on top string are played on the high E string that isn't shown.

- For some reason he puts his intros and the "end" of his tabs - and separated a little bit for clarity.

- When he writes FIRST, SECOND, THIRD, etc. POSITIONS, he is indicating the fret at which the 1st finger is placed.  (He doesn't necessarily start a POSITION with the 1st finger, though.)

Click below to see the tab.

Flight of the Bumblebee

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