Watch the Pro Pre Bend online guitar lesson by Corey Congilio from 50 Texas Blues Licks You MUST Know
Let's move on to the
Texas blues guitarist whose stature mimicked the size of the state of Texas. I'm talking about
Freddy King. King was a major influence on Clapton and many others. The thing I like about King is
that he was very melodic and repetitive. This is an important thing to think about when playing
Keep it simple. We'll hear examples of this in the following Freddy King
style licks. This first one is in the key of D and shows off some of the bends King would use.
Notice that we start with a prebend and then incorporate whole and half step bends.