Song Lesson Library

Our rockabilly song list will take you through this classic style with songs from the best Rockabilly artists who recorded in the genre. From some of the most famous artists in the world like Elvis Presley, to classic Rockabilly greats like Carl Perkins, Eddie Cochran, and even Brian Setzer, this Rockabilly song list has everything you need to get well versed in the style.

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Anders will show you the 2 guitar parts in this song. The song is driven by the electric guitar, but underneath that is a supporting acoustic guitar, which we'll break down as well. There are classic stops on the I-chord and then the groove picks up as they swing their way through the 12-bar form. We have the two fun solos featuring absolutely classic rock 'n' roll vocabulary

Published: 03/24/2021
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Mike will show you the 2 clean electric guitars featured in this song. Guitar 1 plays rockabilly style rhythms and licks with a slap echo sound, while Guitar 2 strums the chord progressions throughout. This song uses open, power, and extended chords, a cut time swing groove, and some classic twangy rockabilly approaches.

Published: 02/11/2020
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Mike will show you the single electric guitar in this song that digs into some steady swinging strums and exciting early rock leads.

Published: 10/09/2019
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Douglas will show you how to play this classic I-IV-V blues progression in a rockabilly style. There are several breaks to emphasize the story of the lyrics and a single guitar part that outlines the moving bass, along with some other chords and a rockin' solo.

Published: 01/19/2015
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In this set of song lessons, Lee Wanner will teach you "That's All Right", by Elvis Presley. Lee will clue you into the overall song and the gear and tones, then launch right in with the acoustic intro, followed by the verse and refrain. Then it's time to look at the electric guitar: first the rhythm elements, then the solo, and finally the outro to the song. We'll conclude with a play along, then you'll take over in the jam along.

Published: 12/19/2012
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In this series of lessons, Jinx Jones will be teaching you "Jump, Jive, an' Wail" as made famous by The Brian Setzer Orchestra. Jinx will talk about the "old school" gear and tones, then delve into the song intro. He'll then examine the first verse and chorus parts, and the second verse and chorus, followed by the guitar solo. After that, it's time to learn the key change, and how to incorporate the horn parts. We'll finish off with a play along.

Published: 02/29/2012
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In this song tutorial, Tom Finch will teach you "Hot Rod Lincoln", recorded by Commander Cody. Tom will give you an overview of the song, then talk a bit about gear and tone. Then we'll look at the intro riff that also occurs between the verses throughout the song. There's no choruses here, and Tom will get into the details and nuances that make each verse different. We'll end the race with a full performance play-along.

Published: 09/21/2011
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