Watch the Hounds Of The Bakersfield online guitar lesson by Bill Kirchen from 30 Hot Rod Guitar Licks You MUST Know

Here's a simple Bakersfield-type intro in G. It starts with pre-bends on the high E and B strings, grabbing an open string in the V chord. Roy Nichols, James Burton, and Phil Baugh all played magnificently in this style on Merle Haggard cuts.