Short lick played in the extended major pentatonic scale.
C major pentatonic scale.
The major pentatonic scale is similar to major diatonic scale, but without the fourth and the seventh note.
Ex: C major pentatonic consists of C, D, E, G, and A.
Use the bridge pickup for a classic Telecaster sound. Software used for this kind of sound is Guitar Rig 5 with a factory preset - Country Twang clean.