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Licks ala Eric Johnson: Intro & Lick 1

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Lesson Excerpt: Hi all! Back with another tutorial! This time we'll be looking at three licks in the style of Eric Johnson. All of these licks will be focused around sixteenth note E minor pentatonic runs. The licks will include some alternate picking as well ...

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