[VIDEO]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=u7M8L1rAUsI]Van Halen did NOT invent tapping!!... This Italian guy did in 1965!!! - YouTube[/VIDEO]
Tapping walking bass lines, and using his pinky to strum chords. So awesome.
I saw this a long time ago , but yah classical and flamenco players are the best at this stuff.