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Swing Blues Lick in A

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This blues lick is in the key of A. Maybe call it one of my "Signature Blues Licks", since I have noticed I tend to play blues licks similar to this one quite often, without thinking about it.

This blues lick works really well over a blues with "quick changes" (1st bar A7, 2nd bar D7, 3rd bar A7, and so on). Let me know how you like this one!

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Comments on this video lesson:

colin said...

hi Robert great style of teaching easy for a beginner like me to follow and actually play some awesome blues licks thanks

Comment added on June 18, 2013
lex said...

I like it. COULD YOU DO THE LEAD GUITAR TO ROCK AROUND THE CLOCK MY GRANDSONS MUISC TEACHER AT HIS SCHOOL WOULD LOVE TO HAVE THE LEAD FOR MY GRANDSON THANKS

Comment added on July 19, 2009
MadMike said...

Nice lesson Robert!

Comment added on June 10, 2009
Richard said...

Again.....your guitar wizardry and teaching skills prevail. Thanks

Comment added on May 29, 2009
Ian said...

You do some great lessons, and you really explain it. I practice them all.
Many thanks

Comment added on May 28, 2009
Robert said...

Thanks, the guitar is a Michael Kelly Patriot Shadow.

Comment added on May 28, 2009
bsullivan said...

Nice lick and very well presented. If I may ask, what guitar are you using in this clip?

Comment added on May 28, 2009

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New Course - Comping with Triads -

Learn 6 common chord progressions.

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"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!