Watch the Pedal Down online guitar lesson by Rich Maloof from 50 Acoustic Guitar Licks You MUST Know

There are only two strings involved in this part and one of them barely changes a note -- but it still sounds like a helluva lot going on. The Cure, Foo Fighters, and R.E.M. have gotten a lot of mileage out of this lean-and-mean technique, where a catchy line moves over the top of a droning bass string.