Watch the Slick Minor Lick online guitar lesson by Jeff McErlain from 50 Eclectic Blues Licks You MUST Know

Welcome to Bb harmonic minor - Okay, it's not that tough, we have heard harmonic minor many times in tunes such as Hotel California and Bach's Toccata and Fuge in Dm. It is a great sound to get under your fingers in a minor blues where you have a V7 chord resolving to a I minor chord.

What I like about this lick in particular is that I am repeating the same line an octave below giving some continuity to the line. Very cool thing to try to add to your playing.

You really have to practice a lick like this because we can only use the harmonic minor scale on that V7 chord to be really effective, so we need to know exactly when it occurs!