Watch the Wrapped Up: Ex. 3b online guitar lesson by Andy Aledort from Kings of Blues & Rock Vol. 2: Albert King

This solo excerpt is filled with many fast positional shifts and challenging bends; once again, tackle each phrase separately before trying to put it all together. The string-skipping lick in bars 3 and 4 was a Stevie Ray Vaughan favorite (he utilized it to great effect on his hit tune "Crossfire"). Another highlight is the unusual lick in bar 7 into bar 8: over the V7 chord (E7), this lick is based on the E Mixolydian mode (E F# G# A B C# D) and delivers a super-cool shift away from straight minor pentatonic.

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