The Guitar Lick Database

Latest licks

New features


  • Per a user’s request, Fretboarder now displays the root notes as squares to better differentiate them


  • New tag: “tapping”
  • New genres: “Funk” and “Rhythm ’n’ blues”
  • TGLD now has a Patreon page – if you like the site, you can help keep it alive and ad-free!


  • The amount of frets displayed by Fretboarder can be set to any value between 5 and 24

See the upgrade history ➔


Funnily enough, what I like about my playing is still the parts that I copied. If I’m building a solo I’ll start with a Freddie King line, then go on to a BB King line and then do something to join them up. And that part will be me.

Eric Clapton, speaking in Guitar Player

Welcome to The Guitar Lick Database, where you will find hundreds of free guitar licks to spice up your playing and expand your solo vocabulary. From classic old-school blues to modern hard-rock, listen, learn and practice directly in your browser: train your speed, change the tonality, explore variations…

All the tablatures on this site are rendered using the awesome alphaTab