Lightnin' Hopkins Style Licks is a free video lesson on acoustic blues guitar by Roger "Hurricane" Wilson. The lesson includes a brief history on blues and two easy licks in the style of Lightnin' Hopkins. The first lick will feature a simple single note blues melody. The second lick has a ringing bass note paired with a riff that's played on higher strings. To learn more licks like this, check out our Lightnin' Hopkins and Muddy Waters Style premium lesson.
Here is the tab for lick 1
Here's the tab for our second lick
Lightnin' Hopkins & Muddy Waters Style by Roger Hurricane Wilson is a downloadable Quicktime video lesson on playing acoustic blues guitar. You will learn how to play intro and turnaround licks in the style of these two blues legends. After teaching you the licks in detail, Roger will show you how to work them into a standard 12 bar blues progession. These licks are in the key of E and feature a hybrid picking style. The download also includes a .pdf of the tabs.