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10 Amazing Steve Cropper Licks & Fills, Plus Essential Rhythm Guitar Techniques

LESSON DESCRIPTION

Steve Cropper is the legend that played on some of the most important tunes in history.

In this lesson you will learn 10 Steve Cropper guitar licks and fills. These tasty soul and r&b gems include double stop bends, low-down bluesy slides, some essential rhythm guitar techniques, and some subtle fills.

Some of these are quite easy to achieve, and there are some tricky ones, such as a double stop bend in which one string is bent a whole tone and the other by just half a tone.

 

ABOUT STEVE CROPPER

As the house guitarist for Stax records, Steve Cropper played on recording sessions with many bands and in many musical styles. He is most famous for being the guitarist in Booker T & the MG’s. He also worked with many famous artists and bands that include:  The Blues Brothers, Otis Redding, Wilson Picket, Dave and Sam, Albert King, John Lennon, Ringo Starr, George Harrison, Tower of Power, Rod Stewart, The Jeff Beck Group, Sammy Hagar, Bob Dylan, Tom Petty, Johnny Cash, Eric Clapton, Chrissie Hynde, Sinéad O’Connor, Stevie Wonder, Art Garfunkel, Neil Young … and many others.

You can read more about his life, musical collaborations and discography in Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Steve_Cropper

 

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