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Getting a Grip on Bends

Christopher Sung (9641) · [archive]
Style: Rock/Pop · Level: Intermediate · Tempo: 180
Pages: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9

In this Stevie Ray Vaughan type blues lick, we start off with a classic use of the D->E bend first shown in page 2, and then continue with two bends that both start at the b3 (C) of the key. In the first bend starting on the C (1st string, 8th fret), we use a 2 fret bend up to the D, and in the second case, we use a 1 fret bend up to the C#. Again, the start note is the same for the last 2 bends, but the target note of the bend differs by a half step. The result is quite effective...
Getting a Grip on Bends - Page 8