The true blue note in action--in today's lick of the day courtesy of the "Texas Cannonball", Freddie King.
Inspiration comes from all places, and today's lick--borrowed by Stevie Ray Vaughan from a "juke joint" piano run--is a perfect example of that.
Today's lick is all about the T-Bone, and we don't mean steak. Check out Buddy Guy paying homage to T-Bone Walker.
Get a little funked up with today's blues/funk lick from the great Albert King!
Today's 'devastating' lick, a la "Red House", came from Jimi Hendrix's obsession with Buddy Guy.
Learn how great blues licks are borrowed, so to speak, with an Albert Collins lick based on a slide lick from Robert Johnson.
Clapton cops a James Cotton harmonica line in today's lick of the day!
Listen for the vocal phrasing in today's lick--a Chicago blues-based gem from Magic Sam!
B.B. King can do more with three notes than most people could do with 300, as evidenced by today's lick.
Young gun Joe Bonamassa channels the great T-Bone Walker in today's lick!
Perhaps the most instantly recognizable lick in rock'n'roll history, courtesy of the double-stoppin', duck-walkin' Chuck Berry!
A modernized Robert Johnson style lick inspired by John Hammond's work on Tom Waits' "2:19"
Bring a little electricity to your blues licks with this gem from Elmore James!