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   B.B," I said,"I ain't good enough to sound like you."
   "Well, you sounding good. All I can tell you is this - use straight picks when you play. You gonna have less trouble with straight picks."
   Lightnin Hopkins used finger picks - the kind that actually attach to your fingers - while straight picks (also called flat picks) are those you hold between your thumb and index finger. Well I took B.B's advice, and I use straight picks to this day.

Buddy Guy, When I Left Home
Da Capo Press 2012, p.88