Below on my Matchbox guitar lesson page you'll find my free lesson to this song, a free pdf chords sheet you can download as well as a rhythm tip and lyrics to the song. If you need a full lesson for your computer, there is a purchase link for a small fee.
Matchbox Guitar Lesson Chords And lyrics Lesson Tips & Pdf
Matchbox was a song that was written back in 1927. But when Carl Perkin's father tried to remember the song as a suggestion for a second song Carl was looking for to complete his single, old pops couldn't remember it. So Jerry Lee Lewis, who was a session musician at Sun records, started to play a melody. Perkins joined in and a different song emerged but with the same title. On Dec 4th 1956 they recorded the song. Later that day Johnny Cash and Elvis showed up and joined Jerry Lee and Carl in the studio. Imagine being a fly on the wall in that moment.
Drop D Tuning = No
Capo = No
Rhythm = a steady down up down up with some rock and roll note playing as part of the rhythm