Learning Blues licks is a great way to improve your guitar and learn new techniques.
This nice video shows how to perform three blues licks that every guitar student should know.
These licks are use the blues scale to a great effect, helping you to increase your command of the instrument.
The Guitar Lesson
This blues lesson is very detailed, and shows how to use the pentatonic scale to create the blues feel.
This first lick will help you to develop the shuffle and swing characteristic of blues.
The second lick gives you an opportunity to practice your hammer skills, while improving speed.
The second lick is a variation of the previous, increasing the difficulty of the movements. You will also practice bending and related techniques.