Watch the Have A Triad Slides: 2 online guitar lesson by Ray Nijenhuis from 50 Western Swing Licks You MUST Know

In the previous example, lick number 10, we used minor triads while being in A minor. This one also uses minor triads but now they are used in a major key and function as major 6 and dominant 7th or ninth chords to emulate the C6 lap steel sound, which is so typical for western swing. Let's see how these familiar, easy to play triads that appear to be minor, create a more sophisticated yet bluesy color in a major.