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From: (Anders Bergdahl)
Subject: Country licks
Organization: Sweden Post, PSab
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Date: Tue, 13 Dec 1994 10:48:17 GMT
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Somone reqestd country lick so here are some.
I don't know if they could be considerd to be "standard" but
i enjoy them. Mail me if you got Q's and please post your'e own
favorite licks.

  Rhythm in E , Travis style

E  1 & 2 & 3 & 4 &      Same pattern in A
e---------------------               e---------------0--------------
B------0---------0----               B-----2----0h2-----------------
G------------0h1------               G------------------------------
D------2-------2------               D-----2------2-----------------
A---------------------               A--0---------------------------
E--0-------0----------               E-------0----------------------
RH     3          3
   p   p   p   p

G-run (Play fast but accurate)

3rd finger picks G-string pick on the rest
rihgt hand fingring            3rd

ending in A

Damp with righthand palm directly after bend go for a snappy sound(
chicki'n pickin'n
rh           2nd     2nd
      p         p       p

This is a little lick i G in  Jerry Donahue style. First pick G on the D-string 
bend up a whole step with your 3rd finger (you have to bend the string downwards
toward the floor) and catch the G-string release the D-string bend and at the
same time bend up the G-string a whole step, keep both strings ringi n, pick
the notes om the B-string with third finger , snappy and fast. e------------------------------- B------------------6-4-3-------- G-----------5b(7)=======-------- D-----5b(7)==r(5O=======-------- A------------------------------- E------------------------------- Let ring through out I use pick for the D-string and my second and third finger for G and B strings.
(Tele style picki n) Heres a nice ending lick in the style off Jerry Donahue. This is another lick in which you bend and catch, in this case the G-string up a
whole step catch the B-string bend it up a half step, at the same time release the
G-string. Then put yuor 1st finger(lefthand) on 7th fret A-string pick it and then
bend behind nut with right hand bringing it up to the root (G)- Let all notes ring
as long as possible and use pick for D-string and fingers for the others(some time
i use the pick on the other strings to, whatever works is good). Finger all notes on the 5th fret with your first finger, use half bare, and i use
the 3rd finger for everything on the 7th fret but you may also use the pinky for the
last note on the e-string. G e------------------------------7====================----- B--------------------7-b-(8)========================----- G------5-h 7 b (9)=====r-(7)========================----- D----5==========================------------------------- A--------------------------------7b(behind nut)-(10)----- E-------------------------------------------------------- You could use slides to play this licks, looks like this. G e------------------------------7====================----- B--------------------7-/-8==========================----- G------5-h-7-/--9============---------------------------- D----5=====---------------------------------------------- A--------------------------------7-/-10===========------- E-------------------------------------------------------- rh The glissando version sound simular to the bent one, a player like
James Burton would probably use the slide lick. Use right hand hammer
for the A-string. Try to let notes bleed into eadh other. Listen to James and Jerry. Since there are people intrested in stringbenders, hipshot, parsons white,
here s a Nashville styled pedal steel lick for B-bender guitar. Csus4 C e---3==================--6-5 3------------------------------------------- B---3-b(with bender)-(5)=======------------------------------------------ G---5==========================------------------------------------------ D------------------------------------------------------------------------ A------------------------------------------------------------------------ E------------------------------------------------------------------------ G string with pick e and B w fingers, the last three notes on the e string are playd "snappy". Moving the lick up two frets gives you an D lick. Try playi'n the lick in diffrent positions. For exampel play in G, F, and C SWIFTLY after each other gives a nice pedal steel E9 tuning sound. | ____ ___ | < ERRARE HUMANUM EST > | ( ) | ) | | )--( |--( | Guitars : 52 reissue tele with hipshot(b,g) | ( )nders |___)ergdahl | JD Telecaster | | Playingstyle : ??? | Email | |________________________________|

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