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00:19In bluegrass style banjo, a "pinch" is using the thumb and middle finger to simultaneously pick the fifth and (usually) first strings. It is a rhythmic device and often is used on the second and fourth beats of a measure alternating with the thumb alone on the first and third beats on one of the inside strings.
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