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April 15, 2015

T-Bone Walker — Goin’ to Chicago

This lick is from a performance by the great T-Bone Walker, on the Count Basie tune, "Goin’ to Chicago." It’s an 8-bar lick in a rocking, R&B style – one that’s been used in numerous tunes, even the Beatles used it.

 
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