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Joe Satriani Lesson: How to Play a String-Skipping Chicken Pickin' Lick — Video

Joe Satriani recently dropped by Guitar World's studio in New York City to shoot a few videos, including several quick lessons concerning handy licks you can use in different situations.

Here's one of them—a cool string-skipping chicken pickin' lick in A minor.

The lick involves fingerpicking sixth intervals and pulling off to the open high E string. Stay tuned for more!

For more about Satriani and his new album, Shockwave Supernova,step right this way (and check out the story below Satch's photo to the left).

Guitar World Staff

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