Blues Guitar Institute

Blues Guitar Lick in G

Frequently, blues guitarists will mix major and minor scale tones in their licks.  Here’s a look at a blues guitar lick in G that focuses mostly on the G Minor Pentatonic Scale, but adds the major 3rd at the end.

Blues Guitar Lick in G:  “Down in G”

Check out this Blues Guitar Lick in G on YouTube.


Download the PDF Version of the guitar TAB and notation.

Performance Notes

  • The entire lick begins on the “and” of the first beat, so rest for an eighth note before you begin playing.
  • Apply vibrato liberally!
  • Check out the lesson on Slide Ins to help get the position shifting slide down.


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