ExAmplE2 FaSt triplet lick
The triplets should be played using strict alternate picking as indicated. This is no mean feat at 178bpm so you will definitely need to start slowly and build tempo gradually (use a metronome for best results). This example illustrates mr Hicks’ impressive technical prowess that is clearly illustrated on the The Hollies’ earliest single releases. Tony was one of the most individual and inventive players in all the 60s groups.