Announcement: releases “Cool Guitar Lesson on Chicken Picking Technique - Learn to Play Chicken Picking Licks”

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Chicken Picking is a type of lead guitar that is heavily based in the country tradition

“Chicken Picking is a type of lead guitar that is heavily based in the country tradition”, says Johnson, “it’s called chicken picking because it makes the sound of a chicken pecking away”. Chicken Picking is executed with the hybrid picking technique and Claude demonstrates an easy lick that is based in the pentatonic scale in the key of A. “The master of this technique is Sol Philcox”, says Johnson, “you can get his course at”. Guitar TAB’s are available for this cool beginner country guitar lesson at

Hybrid Picking is a technique where the guitarist uses a flat pick with the thumb and first finger and finger picks with the remaining fingers. Double Stops is the technique of playing two strings at the same time, usually done using the hybrid picking technique.

The Pentatonic Scale is a musical scale with five notes per octave. They can be found all over the world and are the main scale used in the Blues genre.

Claude Johnson
Claude Johnson, a native of Philadelphia PA, began playing guitar in 1990 after being inspired by players like Jimi Hendrix, Eric Clapton, and Stevie Ray Vaughn. He is the creator of and has helped 1000’s of people to learn to play the guitar with his critically acclaimed instructional DVD courses, all available at

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