Watch the BB's Comfort Zone online guitar lesson by Richard Van Bergen from 50 Down Home Blues Licks You MUST Know
Lick number 43 takes us to B.B.’s favorite playing position, where you can play about 80 percent of his classic lines! You will never sound like B.B. if you don’t use this position. A major part of B.B.’s sound is his trademark vibrato. B.B. was asked in an interview how he came up with this. He explained how he liked the way his uncle Bukka White played those wailin’ notes with the slide. B.B. was never able to do this and came up with his finger vibrato. The rest is history! We’re in G.