Top educator, performing artist and Nashville twang ace Joe Dalton draws from years of experience in the studio and on stage to present these 50 hot-country guitar licks you MUST know! Dalton's handpicked range of phrases, concepts and techniques takes you through a variety of country styles to help guide your development of the tools, techniques and vocabulary you'll need to take your country guitar playing to the next level.
Joe shares his favorite go-to moves and licks, including pedal steel lines that incorporate bends against stationary notes with hybrid right-hand picking techniques.You'll explore acoustic riffs, chicken pickin' techniques and alternate picking. Joe demonstrates bending multiple strings and double-stops. You'll learn bluegrass-inspired riffs, which can then be moved up and down the fingerboard. Infusing major pentatonic runs with blues notes is also covered as well as other country staples like Dobro riffs, banjo rolls, string slapping, Travis picking and advanced concepts such as linking licks and voice leading.
Master these 50 Country Guitar Licks You MUST Know and you'll have the knowledge to deliver powerful, evocative solos over a wide variety of country, alt-country, twang, roots-rock and country-rock grooves.