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2. Thumbs Up: Your Most Valuable Tool

    Your thumb is the most valuable tool when learning to fingerpick. It helps maintain a steady rhythm over basic chords and progressions. Your thumb sets the pace, the framework, and even the arrangement that every other finger must lean on when fingerpicking. It’s often called Travis Picking or Boom Chuck – and it’s a must-learn for any fingerstyle guitarist.

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