In this video tutorial you will learn 3 blues licks for beginners. These basic blues licks are essential for all blues guitarists, and once you can play these licks you’re well on your way to being a bluesman! Inside these beginners blues licks you’ll find many of the essential tools used by the blues guitar greats: the tastiest string bends, double stops and blues rhythms to give your licks that bluesy groove.
These blues licks are all coming from the A blues scale played at the 5th fret and will all work great over a 12 bar blues in A.
The blues scale is the most often used scale for soloing and improvising in blues and rock. If you are just starting out in blues licks you should definitely check out this video to learn it, and get a bunch of ideas to use from it. And with these blues licks in your arsenal, you’ll be all set to start trying to play your own blues solos and improvisations.