Neil Young’s Heart of Gold is a classic guitar-harmonica song. Take a four chord song, add a few simple touches, and you’ll be amazed how cool you sound!
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!
Sometimes the simplest of songs present the biggest of challenges – how do we take a basic song of four or five chords and make it memorable? Well, one way is to use all the dynamic power built into your guitar, working in bass lines along with the chords and playing with the dynamics of a song.
Neil Young’s songs are relatively easy to learn yet still complicated enough to help you hone your skills. They also appeal to both the electric and acoustic.
In today’s lesson, yet another (very) old chestnut from the early seventies, we’ll be seeing practical applications of the chord shapes learned there. For good measure, we’ll toss in a few (very) easy fills and then also look at how we’d play it in Drop D tuning.