Watch the Bluesgrass 1 online guitar lesson by Joe Dalton from 50 Country Guitar Licks You MUST Know
You have to know some bluegrass to understand the roots of modern country. There are many variations to this standard bluegrass run. Listen to some Bill Monroe, Ricky Skaggs, and Flatt and Scruggs to name a few. Don't forget about Tony Rice and Clarence White to add more spark to your playing.