Sometimes it just feels SO great to dig into a short phrase in the middle of a solo, and just repeat it over and over and over and over and over again!
Loads of great players have used this trick, from Eric Clapton to BB King to John Mayer and everyone in between. There are different ways of approaching this, of course, but in today’s lick we’re looking at just one.
In general, a repeater lick is highly dependent on how you pick it.
If you can master the picking sequence, then you can ramp up the speed. Likewise, if you’re not smooth with your picking, you’ll always run into stumbling blocks and it won’t repeat smoothly.
The tab is written in 8th notes, but of course, once you master the picking motion, play it faster!