Watch the Rockabilly 101 online guitar lesson by Denny Sarokin from Songwriter's Guide to Great Guitar

Morphing an Em into an E into an A while keeping a fast Chet Atkins alternating root-octave bass line going is the perfect, “Mystery Train” groove.


A single note alternating muted bass line w/ chord gives you that Rick Nelson, “Garden Party” or Johnny Cash, “Folsom Prison Blues” sound.