The past few years have been full of guitar evolutions, and I want to share some of that with you! Inspired to get into the video studio and track some of my guitar journey, I played a dash of Elizabeth Cotten’s song “Freight Train.” The finger-picking style is new to me; and I saw a video with the guitarist Tommy Emmanuel where he broke it down into some steps, and that got me started. This track is a classic, and a rite of passage for finger-picking. First, the real thing. Then, my version.