An up-tempo musical hybrid of country, rock and blues with rhythmic influences borrowed from bebop and swing, Rockabilly has been attracting audiences for decades and will likely do so for many millennia to come. Guitarists likewise love the genre and never seem to tire of adding Rockabilly moves to their bag.
Ready to shed on a trunkful of tasty, prime Rockabilly riffs, licks and tricks? Top educator, recording artist and supreme Rockabilly guru Jason Loughlin presents 50 Rockabilly Licks You MUST Know!
50 Rockabilly Licks You MUST Know equips you with the tools you need to play in the style of Cliff Gallop, Paul Burlison, Grady Martin, James Burton, Scotty Moore, Hank Garland, Les Paul, Merle Travis, Carl Perkins, Chet Atkins, Brian Setzer, Chuck Berry, Jimmy Colvard, Danny Gatton and many of the other giants of Rockabilly.
Loughlin’s handpicked collection of Rockabilly licks will further guide your mastery of the vocabulary and techniques required to solo and swing with the best of them; Travis picking moves, double stops, bending, major and minor shuffles, chord substitutions hybrid picking, boogie lines, Truckerbilly grooves, dead thumb techniques, Les Paul trills, killer western swing lines, Bigsby tricks, lap steel voicings, diminished scale licks, whole scale licks, turnarounds, intros, outros and a wide variety of Rockabilly accompaniment patterns.
Master these 50 Rockabilly Licks You MUST Know and you’ll be well prepared to step on any Rockabilly stage, jamming or performing this timeless and exciting musical genre!