Watch the Be Bop Slide online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Lead Guitar Greatest Hits Vol. 1

Lesson Source: Angus Clark's50 Radio Rock Licks You Must Know!

In the eighties a number of the LA session players like Steve Lukather and Dann Huff brought some sophisticated phrasing to rock radio. This lick is based in the blues scale but uses pull-offs and slides to create some jazzy accents. In a solo, this would be the kind of thing you'd have to work your way up to, as it's fast and in an upper register.