Watch the San Jose Tulip online guitar lesson by Ray Nijenhuis from 50 Western Swing Licks You MUST Know

One of the biggest all-time western swing hits is San Antonio Rose. Eldon Shamblin’s guitar part on it can be categorized as the ultimate rhythm playing. Melodic rhythm playing galore! Some unorthodox fingerings here to keep a smooth flow going while changing from one chord to another. Lick number 33 is something similar to Eldon’s masterpiece.