Watch the Getting There online guitar lesson by Anthony Stauffer from 50 Slow Blues Licks You MUST Know

Sometimes it's not about the notes you play, but how you lead into those notes. Figuring out the exact notes in a B.B. King lick can be difficult when his bends are disguising the actual notes being played. This lick highlights his use of back-to-back ascending and descending bends. Hitting the correct pitches on these bends is crucial.