TAB/AUDIO: Stevie Ray Vaughan puts a little thumb into today's killer lick, based on Elmore James' Texas blues.
TAB/AUDIO: Here's an Albert King funk-blues lick à la “Born Under a Bad Sign,” this lick—like so many classic blues licks—originated from a Delta slide lick.
TAB/AUDIO: Shred guitar extraordinaire Paul Gilbert comes up with some of the wackiest yet coolest guitar licks imaginable. This one features some crazy chromaticism and lots of legato.
TAB/AUDIO: This series of arpeggiated diminished 7th inversions fuels the fretboard fury of such shredders as Yngwie Malmsteen and Tony MacAlpine.