Nope David. I believe those were "free range" thumps. As I said above...
"There it is, busted! I am a nogoodnik student. I can't even play the first 12 clean and I have been sitting around "jamming" over that thump 1-4-5. I have 3 or 4 verses but after the second verse started I"
- just winged it.
I read tab like my 3 yo grandson reads dinosaur books. I have some idea of what is going on and make up the rest.
Now my banjo exploits may force me to get better at reading tab. There is so much going on, so fast, at an odd gait (for most of us)
that I have to do it -finger on the string - note by note - and then
figure out how it goes.
On that recording the first pass through was like my ID check at the door, "yeah, it must be something like that tune, you can go on"
, the rest was what resulted after I got in to play the tune. Just noodling over what I learned from the lesson. Trying to use what I learn in "my" context.
(and it is all full of warts