An all-time rockabilly classic, this one. The solo – played by Nashville session ace Grady Martin – is particularly stunning. If you’ve not heard the original song, check it out here (the video below seems to be a mimed performance, with Paul Burlison on guitar.) Also, the entire Rock n Roll Trio album is essential listening and a very influential record – Clapton, Page and Beck were all fans.
Here’s my video:
I’ve written out the intro lick and the complete solo below. For a PDF of the tab which also includes the verse/ending parts as well as an MP3 file of my backing track please sign up to my Patreon page.
Fancy learning more rockabilly songs about trains?
Then check out this lesson I did a while back on Elvis’ Mystery Train.
Other rockabilly lessons you might enjoy: