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Inspired by Jimmy Johnson’s work with the great soul singer Etta James, this lick seems so straightforward you may not appreciate its goodness at first. A tight little F7 voicing and a few sixteenth notes is all we get - and that’s all we need to make the groove jump. Keep your pick-hand in motion, even during the rests.