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10 Easy Licks Every Guitarist Should Know

Having some trouble getting your soloing off the ground? This video may be able to help you out.

In this lesson from Darrel Braun—the man behind GW favorites like "Three Pentatonic Exercises Every Guitarist Should Know", "Five Easier Alternatives to the F Chord" and "Three Finger Exercises Every Guitarist Should Know"—you can learn 10 licks that will help you develop your lead guitar skills.

Braun provides tabs, and a worksheet for the lesson, which you can find right here.

Take a look, and be sure to visit and subscribe to his YouTube channel.

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Jackson is an Associate Editor at He’s been writing and editing stories about new gear, technique and guitar-driven music both old and new since 2014, and has also written extensively on the same topics for Guitar Player. Elsewhere, his album reviews and essays have appeared in Louder and Unrecorded. Though open to music of all kinds, his greatest love has always been indie, and everything that falls under its massive umbrella. To that end, you can find him on Twitter crowing about whatever great new guitar band you need to drop everything to hear right now.