Watch the Skippy online guitar lesson by Chris Buono from 50 Rock Guitar Licks You MUST Know

Is sweeping picking kicking your rear end? It's OK, its known for it's initial footprints. While your in the sweep shed here's a lick constructed of a technique that serves up the same astonishgly awesome results sweep picking does, but with a more legato-style playing approach. The secret in this lick's sauce is called string skipping and perhaps the most terrifying cowboy to saddle this horse is none other than Mr. F-holes, Paul Gilbert. This lick serves up a series of minor arpeggios that, when push comes to shove, will have you sweeping the floor with the competition.

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