Watch the Intro Licks online guitar lesson by Jeff McErlain from Solo Factory: Chicago Blues
In this section I'm going to show you four classic intro licks. All four of these licks start with as a pick up, meaning they start off the tune before the band kicks in. The cool thing about these licks is they also work as a bit of a turnaround to bring us back to the beginning of the blues. It's hard to imagine a BB King tune without one of these licks starting it off! These are all tried-and-true so let's get to learning them.