Start with the melody. Always start with the melody. After getting that down try adding a few licks in to explore some simple variations.
The crosspicking arrangement has some tough measures, but they can all be made a bit easier by adjusting the difficulty and tempo sliders. You can adjust the difficulty of individual measures in the edit measure pop-up window, it's the same window that appears when you switch licks. If crosspicking is new to you, then check out our Master Crosspicking roadmap. There's video lessons and exercises that will help you learn more about the technique and style.
The Watson Style arrangement is a transcription of Doc Watson's playing. There's lots of bluesy elements and hot licks in this one. Pay attention to the pick direction markings in the tablature. After nailing down most of Doc's take on this tune, you can vary the style and techniques even further by trying out some of the licks.!