Watch the Open Strings online guitar lesson by Jason Loughlin from Rockabilly Survival Guide: Lead

We haven't talk much about using open strings but rockabilly music like country music isn't afraid to be "guitaristic". First we will look at replacing notes in a lick with open strings. We'll do this by analyzing a couple cliché rockabilly licks. Another way open strings are commonly used is as pedal tones or droning notes.