#1
Ok I have 2 questions really regarding the following two tab snippets(The Mexcan - Babe Ruth):

Firstly, am I supposed to slide the cord and add the 6th string without strumming somehow?

D5 Em
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-7-/-9--
-7-/-9--
-5-/-7--
-----0---


Secondly, do I really need to use all 4 fingers and thumb for this? also this feels like I would need to break a finger or two to even play...

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-77-7---
-88-8---
-77-7---
-99-9---
-77-7---


Thanks in advance I couldn't find anything in all the tutorials that would explain this stuff.
#2
for the first...try it slowly like this....strum the first chord then while sliding just hit/pick the added note.
then the 2nd....Bar the 7th fret with your index finger and use your 2nd and 3rd finger for the note on the 8th and 9th frets.
~Vince~
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