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!
Easy Guitar Songs
Learn how to play guitar with these easy songs for beginners. Each song is a beginner lesson that shows you how to play the chords, strum along and/or pick the notes. New songs added all the time so check back!
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.
Dan Lasley shares a fun lesson with us. It’s a bass lesson to accompany our easy guitar song lesson on Van Morrison’s Moondance.
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.
A Horse With No Name by America is one of the easiest songs for you to learn. We’re going to teach you how to play it while throwing in some music theory.
Hey There Delilah by Plain White T’s is a great pop song that will help you pick up some solid technique whether you use a pick or play finger style.