Watch the Country Rock: Solo 1 online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Country Guitar 6: Soloing Principles
Country Rock: Solo 1 - Breakdown is a video guitar lesson presented by Joe Dalton and is sourced from Big Twang.
This piece has the flavor of Brooks and Dunn or Alan Jackson. The guitarist on these sessions was Brent Mason. Some of the drive comes from the double stops. There is definitely a classic country influence but the blues and rock flavor takes center stage.
I pick hard and fret forcefully, but I stay relaxed. There is a mixture of major and minor pentatonic scales. Try to keep your fingers close to the fret board even when pulling off, so that you are in position for the next notes.