Melody Marvel is a bit more challenging than some of the other pieces; players need to be able to find their way round some different positions on 1st and 2nd strings and also get to grips with the idea of a shift. The chords should not give any trouble to anyone who can master the melody. Fret numbers are indicated above the notes and string numbers below. Play this with a swing feel and at a moderate to brisk tempo.
Two copies are included with chord diagrams for both right-handed and left-handed players.
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