Here's one of the greatest bluegrass licks of all time. It's a real challenge and will keep you busy for quite a while, but it will be worth the struggle. Just remember that no one plays like Tony!
Here's a really nice turnaround for blues in E that's easy and accessible for most players. Add it to the collection of others like it in previous posts.
Here's a nice little lick out of the C chord that can be very useful for up-tempo blues, ragtime, and old-time tunes. Once you get it under your fingers you can vary it in any number of ways. Learn it and enjoy.
Here's a "Lick of the Day" for mandolinists. Multi-instrumentalist Dix Bruce, a veteran player, studio musician and teacher from the Bay Area, shows you a great little lick, reminiscent of Bill Monroe's style. Great for all aspiring pickers. We think you'll have fun with this. Check out Dix Bruce's "Mandolin Licks-ercises" lesson here on Homespun.
Here's another "Lick of the Day" to keep your fingers and mind busy and productive. This one can be used for a variety of bluesy songs, as a turnaround, an accompaniment pattern, or a harmony for vocals. Learn it and see what you can do with it.