Chuck Berry wrote and played some of the most iconic rock and roll guitar licks of all time. Today, we’re going to take a look at one of those Chuck Berry licks in detail so you can go to town with it!
This one comes out of the pentatonic minor 2 position scale; basically just the pentatonic minor scale with part of the adjacent pentatonic major scale tacked on. All riffs come out of a scale. You can kick, scream, and argue, but it will never change the cold hard facts. That’s why it is so important to learn your scales – it gives you a framework within which to quickly learn new riffs.
Alright, grab your guitar, and let’s dive into the lesson. Colin Daniel goes into more detail on this type of stuff inside the Riff Ninja Academy.
Chuck Berry Licks
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