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Slowing the A section of the tune down a bit, you can see both what's familiar and what's unexpected about this arrangement. Since we're using Drop D, chord shapes incorporating the lowest string have to be adjusted (play up a step) or the voicing has to be reconsidered entirely. Playing Drop D in the key of G makes for a little more work since you have to re-learn some chord shapes but it also puts some great sounds within reach.

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