In this BB King quick licks lesson you’ll learn a cool minor blues lick like something BB plays in ‘The Thrill Is Gone’. It’s typical of many BB King’s licks with it’s use of space, economy of notes and the sliding blues scale. Check out the recording of ‘The Thrill Is Gone’ to hear BB play licks like this and to get an overall picture of the classic BB King guitar style. Check out the other BB King licks in this video series too. Enjoy!
In this BB King quick licks lesson you’ll learn a great blues turnaround lick using ‘jazzy’ 9th chords similar to what BB King might play. It’s the perfect way to round off your blues solos and is shown here in the key of G. Although BB didn’t play chords very often, this example shows you how to work them into your BB King style licks if you want to. Look out for more BB King licks coming very soon in my Quick Licks video series. Enjoy!
In this BB King quick licks lesson you’ll learn a tasty blues lick from the master of soulful blues guitar. It’s showing off some of BB’s favourite blues soloing devices including the ‘minor to major 3rd move’, mixing up notes from the minor and major pentatonic scales and a cool, funky BB King style double stop (works great in blues solos!). Enjoy!