How To: Use chicken pickin' on the guitar like Albert Lee

Use chicken pickin' on the guitar like Albert Lee

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British guitarist Albert Lee is world-renowned for his fingerstyle and picking techniques. He's won Guitar Player magazine's Best Country Guitarist award five times in a row and Eric Clapton has called him "the greatest guitarist in the world." Albert Lee has also recorded with Emmylou Harris, Eddie Van Halen, Bo Diddley, Eric Clapton and many others. Right here, he demonstrates his dazzling skills for you to suck up and learn.

This video tutorial will show you how to use chicken pickin' on an electric guitar for that authentic country blues feel. Chicken pickin' is essentially hybrid picking (picking notes with the pick and the fingers at the same time), but more specific to country music. The notes are often plucked quite forcefully, resulting in a popping sound as the string strikes the guitar.

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