Chicken Pickin' Solo #2

by Chris Shofner

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  • Chicken Pickin' Solo #2 picks up where the first one left off.
    It includes licks inspired Danny Gatton, Brad Paisley, Jerry Donahue, James Burton, and Don Rich.

    This solo utilizes the following Chicken Pickin' techniques:

    Claw Picking
    Behind-the-Nut Bends
    Steel Guitar Bends
    Banjo Rolls

    Tuning: Standard - EADGBE

    Key: D

    Arrangement: The chord progression is played through 3 times.

    Tempo: 110bpm

    Time Signature: 4/4

    Gear: Partscaster Tele with Kinman Broadcaster pickups, Fender Princeton Reverb Reissue (modified), Wampler Ego Compressor, ZVex S.H.O. Clone, Keeley Mod Boss BD2, Strymon El Capistan

    D Major - The solo switches between this D Major Scale and the D Pentatonic Scale


    D Pentatonic


    G Major - A portion of this scale is utilized in Part 3 during the Brad Paisley style "quick bends."


    G Pentatonic - This scale is utlized in part 7 during the rockabilly lick.

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