Rock idol playing cowboy chords - a little bit country, a little bit rock and roll. To play along with the video, from GCEA tuning you'll have to tune down to F#, B, D#, G#.
"Lonesome Town" is a song written by Baker Knight. A version sung by Ricky Nelson became a hit single in the United States, reaching #7 on the Billboard Hot 100 and #15 on the R&B chart in 1958. The song was featured on his 1959 album, Ricky Sings Again. Nelson is accompanied on the recording by the vocal quartet The Jordanaires. (Wikipedia)