Watch the Slice Of Sly online guitar lesson by Jay Williams from 50 Soul Guitar Licks You Must Know
This lick is an example of a funky riff in the style of Sly & Family Stone. In the late sixties bands like Sly & Family Stone and The Meters from New Orleans and of course James Brown, started to develop more funky soul grooves. Guitars, bass and drums work together to create tight syncopated 8th and 16th rhythms. Check out lick number 26.