Watch the Grab That Train online guitar lesson by Jason Loughlin from 50 Rockabilly Licks You MUST Know

What’s so great about this tune, and one of the reasons why it’s so influential, has a lot to do with the unorthodox way in which Paul Burlisen played this guitar part, by playing it on the two E-strings which are two octaves apart. It creates a really fat sound, kind of the power chord of his day. That coupled with the fuzzy guitar tone on this one was probably the reason so many British rockers made it a part of their repertoire years later.

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