Watch the Roy's Touch online guitar lesson by Jeff McErlain from 50 Blues Guitar Licks You MUST Know
Roy Buchanan's tragic death in 1988 was a real blow to musicians everywhere. His use of pinch harmonics, volume swells, double stops, and intricate bends garnered the accolades of Jeff Beck, Eric Clapton and Jimi Hendrix when he first hit the scene. Later Danny Gatton would cite him as a major influence. This lick in E minor uses some of his trademarks starting with a volume swell.