Watch the Swampy Lick online guitar lesson by Jeff McErlain from 50 Blues Guitar Licks You MUST Know

Great delta blues lick in the style of Lightnin' Hopkins. This lick incorporates open strings ringing out over fretted notes to give that swampy sound. Try using the fingers on your pick hand to sound the strings. This produces a fuller tone and snap the strings for an authentic delta pop. This one works over both a major and minor blues because it doesn't contain a 3rd.

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