Your Weekly Guitar Lick...
Using thirds is a real cool trick. A great producer one told me in a session, "why play one note, when you can play two!!" :) and these are a great way of doing just that without making it too busy... almost like using little chords.
This is an A7 lick, uses the A Mixolydian Mode which are the same notes as the D Major Scale (D E F# G A B C# D). If you are not sure about modes yet, then I have a lesson on The Mixolydian Mode, or just be cool with playing the shapes, I didn't understand the theory for many years after I learned this type of lick.
Being a modal kind of lick, this lick works over an A7 NOT an A Blues, you have to change the licks as the chords change!
If you need to ask a question about this lesson - there is a topic set up specifically to help you with this lesson. To help you find it easily you can click the following link and it will take you right the topic. You'll be able to see questions that other people had and ask your own questions! Hopefully one of the very helpful members of our community will be there to help you soon, I do go there and answer stuff too - but there are just too many questions for me to answer alone!