BEAT IT Lick & Guitar Lesson

Welcome to my Beat It lick guitar lessons by Michael Jackson. Very iconic guitar lick pairing up Eddie Van Halen with mega start Michael Jackson in the 80s for the Thriller album.

This intro lick really isn’t that hard compared to the amazing guitar solo that comes later in the album. It does require a little finger dexterity particularly in your pinky finger and a ability to play a hammer-on.

So, without further delay, let’s check out how to play the lick from Beat It.

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Beat It Chord TAB:

Riff 1:

Riff 2:

SONG NAME Strumming Patterns:

There is no strumming patterns for this lesson. Watch the lesson video below!

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BEAT IT Guitar Lesson:

SONG NAME Chord Chart:

There are no chord charts provided for riff lessons. 🙂

This file is the author’s own work and represents his interpretation of this song. It’s intended solely for private study, scholarship or research.

We do not distribute printable chord and lyrics charts. These charts are here only to support online learning. We highly recommend buying music from Hal Leonard or a reputable online sheet music store.

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