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Danny Gatton Chicken Picking Lick

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This Country chik'n picking lick is inspired by the great Danny Gatton - the Master of the Telecaster. I have heard him play these type of licks quite often on his recordings. I am not sure if he played it this way or not, but this is my way of playing these cool-sounding, quick, chicken picking licks.

You can do some variations on this to suit the song. At the end of the vidoe, I show a shuffle variant which you could use in a blues shuffle or similar. Take this idea to heart, and make it work for you.

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Comments on this video lesson:

jake said...

great this is exactly what i was lookin for, both him and bonamassa do this all the time in country, it was too fast for me to piece together. hats off to you

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luis mcintosh said...

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New Course - Comping with Triads -

Learn 6 common chord progressions.
"You are simply the best teacher on the internet. Always cool, explain things well, and relevant stuff for beginners to advanced players. Even my kids are into your lessons now!"

I was chosen as the 2013 Next Top Guitar Instructor at Truefire!