Watch the Allmelissa - 1 online guitar lesson by TrueFire from Play Rock Guitar 5: Lick Vocabulary

Allmelissa - 1 - Lick 6 is a video guitar lesson presented by Will Sophie and is sourced from 50 Southern Rock Licks You MUST Know.


Lick number 6 is about Dickey Betts' trademark melodic leads. Based on the Allman Brothers song 'Melissa', I'm gonna introduce his typical way of playing in a traditional country feel. Soundwise we're gonna use a much cleaner tone than usual in the Southern Rock tradition. By adding a second voice to the original lead, we will have that sweet sounding melodic dual guitar approach, traditional in Country music. The actual timing is the key element, which makes this approach work in song parts like these. Lead and harmony guitar played in tight sync is what we're gonna do in this next example. Here's Part 1...