As you learn more and more techniques, you should start trying to incorporate them into the songs you already know. We’ll take a very easy song and come up with some interesting things we can do for arranging it for the single guitar.
Good Guitar Songs for Intermediate Guitar Players
Intermediate guitar players are going to want to add a lot more songs to their repertoire. Who says you can't learn and have fun at the same time? We have quite a few good intermediate guitar songs for you to learn. If you've tried any of our easy guitar song lessons you'll know we like to use popular songs to teach important guitar techniques.
Surprise! You can learn how to use barre chords effectively while learning America’s “Sister Golden Hair.”
There’s a little bit of everything in this lesson, from easy arpeggios and strumming to some basic Travis style finger picking patterns. As always, David picks the song apart into small pieces that even many beginners can get with some concerted practice. Have fun learning this Harry Chapin classic!
Margaritaville by Jimmy Buffet doesn’t take long to learn. We only need three chords and even a relative beginner will be able to impress their friends.
Van Morrison’s Moondance is an intriguing piece because it is very easy to play (chord-wise); but it takes a little extra thought to make it sound good.
Learn to play The Wallflowers’ “Three Marlenas” – picking up some easy and interesting chord changes and strumming tips along the way!
Our lesson of A Horse With No Name continues with advice on how to spice up your strumming as well as a look at the solo from the original recording.