Tips, Tricks & Licks

CLEAN UP WOMAN

Posted by Kamal lamichhane on June 24, 2014 in Licks

This is the riff from a great old song from the soul music era by Betty Wright. The music that developed during this time saw the birth of some of the hippest, most fun to play and coolest riffs in popular guitar music history!

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Cool Blues Bounce

Posted by Kamal lamichhane on June 24, 2014 in Licks

This reminds me of some of the stuff George Benson was doing back when he was recording with Lonnie Liston Smith playing organ.

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BURTON'S REVENGE

Posted by Kamal lamichhane on June 24, 2014 in Licks

This lick sounds a lot like something James Burton would play. You’ll want to use the pick and finger technique to play this one.

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ACOUSTIC SWAMP

Posted by Kamal lamichhane on June 24, 2014 in Licks

There’s something about a blues lick in E being banged out on an acoustic guitar. Go out on the front porch and play it on a porch swing while yer hound dog is laying there almost asleep and it’s even more cool - this is ageless, evergreen cool!

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SPEED KILLS? NO, TENSION KILLS SPEED

Posted by Kamal lamichhane on June 23, 2014 in Tips

If you find yourself becoming more and more tense the faster you try to play, this tip is for you. Some time back I purchased a book by Adam Rafferty on developing speed as a player. It’s one of the best books on the subject I’ve seen out there.

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