Watch the Rich Man, Poor Man online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Blues Guitar 9: Advanced Lick Vocabulary
Rich Man, Poor Man - Lick #47 is a video guitar lesson presented by Corey Congilio and is sourced from 50 Progressive Blues Licks You MUST Know.
Once again we find ourselves moving through a familiar scale but in a not so familiar way. That's one of the benefits of checking out these great players. Everybody uses the same words, so to speak. How one puts them together to say something interesting is the key.
This lick is in D minor and comes from the Robben Ford tune Help The Poor. These tunes are great fun to play over because you can use pentatonic sounds with natural minor scales. You could even throw in the melodic minor scale. A bit of all of that is here. Take a look.