Here’s proof that David knows some songs written in the last few years! And while it’s a very easy song to learn, he does have to go and throw some lesson material in such as drones and moveable chord voicings (and capos!) and such. Oh, and it’s in open C# tuning!
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!
Harvest moon is a classic Neil Young tune. let’s have fun learning something about chord voicing, strumming, Drop D tuning and even a little ear training on the side.
You’ll learn the basics of this song so quickly that I had to throw in a lot of fun and challenging stuff. Let’s put your chord melody training to good use and create an instrumental to include in this easy arrangement. Plus, pick up some new chords and a bit of theory while you’re at it!
Old Man is a fun and easy song from Neil Young’s Harvest album. You can learn it in practically no time at all, and then spend ages practicing in order to get the kinds of sounds you want.
Who says you need a piano to play a song? Many guitarists avoid certain pieces, labeling them as piano music. This doesn’t have to be you! Let’s look at taking a typical piano song and arranging it so that you can play it on a single guitar. Plus, we’ll have a look at seventh chords and using rhythms to make hooks.
So, so you think you can tell? Learn about freeing up your strumming, making it a bit more natural and a little less mechanical. In this lesson we’ll get the basics of this classic Pink Floyd song down so that we can tackle the second guitar part in the upcoming Intermediate lesson.
Johnny Cash had an incredible gift for arranging and performing other people’s songs. And today’s lesson, a powerful, yet sparse take of Hurt by Trent Reznor of Nine Inch Nails will give you more than enough proof of this.
While the focus of this lesson is on switching chords smoothly, you’ll also learn some cool flourishes and riffs and strumming patterns and even find a good practical use for that pesky C major scale!