Watch the In the Basement online guitar lesson by Joe Dalton from 50 Acoustic Blues Licks You MUST Know

This constant bass lick features a melody that plays through an octave of the pentatonic scale. I use this as the featured melody in a solo, as a fill, or as an ending. The first two Es on the 4th string second fret should be accented. I think of them more as marked or in musical terms, marcato.