Watch the Barnyard Boogie online guitar lesson by Ray Nijenhuis from 50 Western Swing Licks You MUST Know

It’s always fun to play a boogie. But what to play when it’s not in the familiar key of E with its convenient open strings? Here’s an example of a boogie in Bb, based on a Junior Barnard lick from the tune ‘Bob Wills Boogie’. There’s quite a bit of jumping in and out of positions going on, which is what makes lick number 36 so much fun to play. Here we go.