Watch the The Position is Open online guitar lesson by Chris Buono from 50 Rock Guitar Licks You MUST Know

The open position (open strings plus the first three frets) is not just for cowboy chords as witnessed in this next lick inspired by the inferno Stevie Ray Vaughn set off with the main lick heard in "Scuttle Buttin'". With tactically placed legato manuervers, an open position lick could deliver devastingly powerful effects much like the SRV-like rocker you have here.

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