Watch the High On Tonic online guitar lesson by Matthieu Brandt from 50 Jump Blues Licks You MUST Know

This lick explores a very rewarding double stop sound in the fifth blues position, where you keep your pinky securely stuck to the tonic on string one. The other fingers are used to harmonize the tonic with notes from the blues scale or the mixolydian scale. In fact this is a principle used by Hammond organ players in jump blues bands to thicken up their sound when they're soloing.