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Search through our guitar song library to find your favorite guitar songs to learn. Our song library boasts hundreds of individual songs including Beatles songs, Rolling Stones songs, Eagles songs, top country songs, Eric Clapton songs, AC/DC songs, a TON of beginner guitar songs, and much more! You won't simply learn the chord progression to your favorite tunes; we break down every guitar melody, song section, each guitar part and guitar solos note-by-note so you can be sure to learn your favorites inside and out.

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Learn Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here chords as Dave will show you the iconic acoustic intro, the great lead work and the slide section using the electric guitar. Included in this guitar lesson are the Wish You Were Here tabs and lyrics. You'll also learn how to play this song using a single guitar. Pink Floyd's iconic song "Wish You Were Here" is more than just a melody with memorable chords; it's a poignant reflection on absence and the personal struggles within the band during the mid-1970s. When you strum the Wish You Were Here chords by Pink Floyd on your guitar, you're not just playing notes; you're evoking the spirit of a poignant era for the band. The song is central to the album also titled Wish You Were Here, which serves as a tribute to Syd Barrett, the original frontman and founding member of Pink Floyd. Barrett's deteriorating mental health had led to his departure from the band in 1968. The lyrics and emotional delivery of Wish You Were Here directly address the sense of loss and disconnection from Barrett, whose absence was deeply felt by his former bandmates. The chords for Pink Floyd's Wish You Were Here are particularly striking for their simplicity and effectiveness in conveying the song's nostalgic and introspective mood. Playing the Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here guitar chords can feel like stepping into a conversation with an old friend, discussing paths taken and those left behind. Learning the Pink Floyd Wish You Were Here chords allows guitarists to connect deeply with the song’s themes of distance and reflection. Each chord resonates, evoking the somber realization of change and the impact of Barrett's absence on the band. The acoustic intro, blending seamlessly into the iconic riff, is as haunting as it is beautiful, perfectly setting the tone for a song that is both a lament and a tribute.

Published: 05/02/2019
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These Perfect chords and tabs have been modified into a simpler arrangement that use open chords and an easy strumming pattern. You can play this song with any acoustic guitar and we even have the Perfect lyrics for you to sing along with! Learn how to play Perfect by Ed Sheeran.

Published: 07/31/2018
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Mike will show you the 2 guitars in this song. Guitar 1 is a crunch guitar that plays rhythm guitar throughout the song. Guitar 2 is the lead guitar that digs into some scorching licks in the solo section.

Published: 03/14/2019
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This tutorial is a made easy version of the iconic Beatles tune arranged for acoustic guitar. This song uses open chords, a simple strum pattern, and dynamics.

Published: 05/19/2022
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This song has one acoustic guitar part, but any guitar is suitable to play it. If you have an electric guitar, just play with a clean tone. This song uses fingerpicking, open chords, higher chord voicings and an open pedal note.

Published: 10/13/2022
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In this series of song lessons, Caren Armstrong will teach "Who Will Save Your Soul", by Jewel. Caren will talk about the song and the gear and tone, then go over the chords used, the strum pattern, and the song form before she details the intro, verse, chorus, the breakdown, and the ending. You'll do a play along performance with Caren, then play the song by yourself in the jam along.

Published: 02/06/2014
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Mike will show you the 2 guitars in this song. Guitar 1 is a crunch guitar that plays rhythm guitar throughout the song. Guitar 2 is the lead guitar that digs into some killer licks.

Published: 03/14/2019
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Mike will show you the 2 guitars in this song. Guitar 1 is a crunch guitar that plays rhythm guitar throughout the song. Guitar 2 is the lead guitar that digs into some blistering licks throughout. The arrangement features an iconic riff that becomes the verse. There's also a grooving chorus section, solo, and interlude that features a double time boogie riff. In the following lessons, we'll talk about open position power chords, syncopation, and some killer rock lead approaches. We are in the key of E minor, with a 4/4 time signature, at a tempo of 92 BPM. The Back in Black chords are as iconic as the song itself. The guitar chords for Back in Black are a masterclass in rock guitar riffs, delivering a punchy, unforgettable sound that has inspired air guitarists worldwide. If you’ve ever wanted to know how to play Back in Black on guitar, you’re not alone. This song is on the bucket list of nearly every rock enthusiast who picks up a guitar, thanks to its irresistible blend of simplicity and power. The genius of "Back in Black" lies in its straightforward yet potent riff, making the AC/DC chords for "Back in Black" a perfect starting point for guitarists looking to dive into the realm of hard rock. Alright, let’s rock into the electrifying world of AC/DC and the legendary anthem "Back in Black." This track isn’t just a song; This song is a monumental piece of rock history, wrapped in power chords and drenched in resilience. Released in 1980 as the title track of their album, "Back in Black" is a thunderous tribute to the band's former lead singer, Bon Scott, who had tragically passed away earlier that year. It marked a new era for the band, with Brian Johnson stepping in as the new frontman, and boy, did they come back with a bang!

Published: 07/18/2019
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In these seven guitar lessons, Mike Olekshy will teach you "Folsom Prison Blues," by Johnny Cash. Mike will provide an overview of the song, and talk about the gear and different tones. The acoustic boom-chick part will be next, followed by the electric boom-chick part. Mike will then dish out that sweet solo for us. Next comes the play-along performance, and then we'll end with a jam along where you take over.

Published: 08/29/2012
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Mike will show you how to play a made easy version of this tune using simple strumming patterns, open chords and barre chords, and dynamics.

Published: 01/08/2015
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This rock classic features a swaggering groove and anthemic riffing. This is an acoustic Made Easy version of the song. Any guitar, acoustic or electric, is suitable to play this tune. This song uses open chords, strumming and muting techniques, and dynamics.

Published: 04/22/2022
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Here Comes the Sun chords and tabs in this lesson will be taught with a capo on an acoustic guitar. Mike will show you how to play the strumming melodies and chords throughout the arrangement. There's straight ahead verse and chorus sections that features a specific picking pattern that make them uniquely identifiable. There's also a bridge that builds the dynamic with a contrasting time signature and arpeggiated feel. Learn all of this with Here Comes the Sun lyrics so you can sing and play at the same time.

Published: 03/16/2017
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In this set of lessons, Caren Armstrong will teach you a beginner version of "El Paso", by Marty Robbins. Caren will start with an overview of what she'll be teaching, then show you all the chords you'll need to play the song. After the chords, you'll learn the rhythm and strumming pattern; then we're on to the song structure. Next is a slow play-through, then a play along up to speed, and you'll finish with the jam along.

Published: 10/24/2012
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In this tutorial, Tony Lee will teach "Still Got the Blues", by Gary Moore. Tony will introduce the song then talk about gear and tone before launching into the clean rhythm parts: intro, chorus, verse, bridge, and the parts under the solos. Then it's on to the lead parts (guitar 2): the fills in the intro, verse, and bridge, then all the epic soloing. We'll conclude with a full performance, then do 2 jam alongs.

Published: 01/15/2015
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Mike will show you this iconic rock tune in a made easy format with some simplified chords and straight ahead strumming.

Published: 12/06/2017
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The Let it Be chords in this guitar lesson are fairly simple, which makes this Beatles song approachable for any intermediate guitar player. Anders will show you how to play the song's piano part on acoustic guitar and also show you how to play this song using just a single guitar. Once you're done with the lesson, sing and play along with the Let it Be lyrics located right below the video.

Published: 11/10/2013
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There are 2 electric guitars in this song. Guitar 1 plays the rhythm riffs throughout, while Guitar 2 handles the iconic boogie rock lead solos. This song uses an eighth note shuffle feel, diads and power chords, hybrid picking, dynamics, pinch harmonics, and some killer blues-rock soloing approaches.

Published: 02/10/2023
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Caren will show you a made easy arrangement of this Robert Johnson classic based on a version by Eric Clapton. The 12 bar blues form is fundamental to the genre, and has been used repeatedly for countless songs.

Published: 05/16/2017
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This early 90s grunge classic that features one electric guitar playing rhythm riffs and a simple lead. The guitar uses a clean sound up to the solo, then switches to an overdriven tone for the rest of the tune. This song uses open chords and power chords, a solid strummed approach, and some simple pentatonic based leads.

Published: 01/26/2023
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There are 2 guitars in this song. Guitar 1 is an acoustic guitar that strums the chord progressions throughout. Guitar 2 is a clean electric guitar that adds some country influenced licks and fills all through the song. This song uses open chords, a steady strummed approach, and some textbook country influenced licks.

Published: 06/16/2022
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Mike will show you the 2 guitar layers in this song. Guitar 1 is an acoustic guitar that lays the foundation of the tune with some steady, consistent strumming. Guitar 2 is an electric guitar that plays rhythm, fills, and leads throughout the arrangement.

Published: 03/16/2017
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In this song tutorial you'll learn "Father and Son" as made famous by Cat Stevens. This is a great acoustic song that is writeen as a conversation between - you guessed it - a father and his son. Douglas Showalter will lead you through this musical conversation, showing you the strumming techniques, the chords and rhythms for both the "father" and "son" sections plus the embellishments and dynamics that pick up through the song. You'll also learn the lead fills and main solo, and the put it all together in a performance play-through!

Published: 02/18/2011
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In this beginner song tutorial, Caren Armstrong will teach "Speed of the Sound of Loneliness", by John Prine. Caren will introduce the song, then look at the open position chords you'll need to play this tune. After learning the chords, you'll learn the strumming rhythm; then the song structure. Caren will guide you through a slow-play, after which you'll play along up to speed. Finally, you'll play the song by yourself in the jam along.

Published: 03/14/2013
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Anders will teach you the iconic blues-rock song "Mary Had A Little Lamb", as made famous by Stevie Ray Vaughan. This is a really fun song, packed with classic SRV blues/rock vocabulary, and even though this song is somewhat short and concise, there's rhythm and lead material enough in it to last you a lifetime. This song is performed as a "power trio" meaning the guitar only has bass and drums backing it up, and it's the perfect exercise in seamless switching between rhythm and lead playing as well as strumming and single note picking.

Published: 07/03/2018
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There are 2 electric guitars in this song. Guitar 1 holds down the rhythm with plenty of chord embellishments and fills, while Guitar 2 adds sparse fills and the main solo. This song uses open chords and barre chords, strummed rhythm approaches with embellishments and fills, and some textbook bluesy rock leads.

Published: 08/10/2023
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In this song tutorial, Henrik Linde will teach "Baby, Please Don't Go", as made famous by Muddy Waters. Henrik will open with a song introduction and a look at the gear and tone, then launch in with the main guitar lick that plays off the vocals. Next up is the short but sweet solo, then the rhythm guitar part that's underneath the solo. We'll do full and single guitar performances, then you'll take over in the jam along.

Published: 04/30/2014
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Mike will show you all the parts to this classic rock ballad based on R&B and country ideas. There are steady acoustic strumming, dynamics and harmonics, as well as some country-influenced lead techniques using a combination of acoustic and electric guitars.

Published: 01/08/2015
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Mike will show you the 2 guitars in this song. Guitar 1 is a crunch guitar that plays rhythm guitar throughout the song. Guitar 2 is the lead guitar that digs into some scorching licks throughout.

Published: 03/14/2019
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Mike will show you the two guitar parts that make up this classic early rock tune based on R&B and the blues. There is an electric guitar that plays one of the most iconic rock riffs of all time, as well as some cool R&B influenced rhythm guitar. Guitar 2 is an acoustic guitar that plays a steady strumming groove throughout.

Published: 01/08/2015
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Mike will show you the 2 guitars in this song. Guitar 1 is a crunch guitar that plays rhythm guitar throughout the song. Guitar 2 is the lead guitar that digs into some blistering licks throughout.

Published: 07/18/2019
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In this set of beginner song lessons, Caren Armstrong will teach you "Wide Open Spaces", by The Dixie Chicks. We'll start with an overview of the song, then take a look at different capos and how to use them. Next up is a breakdown of the chords in the song, followed by the strumming pattern. Then we'll look at the song form and do a slow-play; we'll conclude with a play along performance then a jam along.

Published: 03/14/2013
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Mike will show you this classic early rock tune based on R&B and the blues. This tutorial is beginner level using an acoustic guitar, but any guitar is suitable to learn the song this way. All the parts are adapted to simple open chords, and add an easy strumming pattern.

Published: 01/08/2015
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Dave will show you all the parts to this classic tune from the iconic opening riff, to the verse & chorus riffing to the climatic solo.

Published: 08/17/2015
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Learn the Imagine chords as it has been arranged to be played on an acoustic guitar. Caren will show you how to strum the chord progression as well as the finger picking pattern. There's also a bonus lesson focused on the famous piano motif. Learn John Lennon's classic song along with a backing track and even sing along with the Imagine lyrics.

Published: 03/17/2016
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Mike will show you the 3 crunch electric guitar layers in this song. Guitar 1 uses a phase effect and digs into the main rhythms throughout the tune. Guitar 2 adds plenty of bluesy rock fills and a killer solo, while Guitar 3 adds additional rhythm guitar. This song uses power chord riffing, an 8th note triplet groove, and blues/rock soloing approaches.

Published: 01/13/2022
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In this tutorial we are going to learn how to play "Dust in the Wind" as made famous by Kansas. We'll focus on the musical elements that have made this song a long standing classic, by way of teaching you the acclaimed acoustic guitar parts and violin solo. We will break down the tutorial into 5 video lessons.

Published: 11/02/2009
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Tom will show you all the licks and riffs to "Crossroads" as recorded live by Cream in 1967 for the Wheels of Fire album. This song is effectively a rocked out 12 bar blues full of timeless Clapton riffs and licks. The guitar alternates between rhythm playing, melodic playing and full on soloing. This is a great example of how one guitar and a rhythm section can create a full and rocking sound. Behold, the power trio!

Published: 09/04/2014
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There’s no guitar part in the original version of this song, so we’re going to use an acoustic guitar to strum along with the band in a made easy format. We’ll outline the simple chord progression in C major and have fun doing it! We are also including a bonus lesson that shows how to mimic the piano intro riff on guitar. This song uses open chords and barre chords, a simple strumming pattern, and dynamics.

Published: 02/23/2023
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Caren will show you how to play a made easy version of this song that teaches you all the chords and parts to play along with the band on this iconic tune.

Published: 12/17/2015
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In this set of lessons, Anders Mouridsen will teach you "Tush", by ZZ Top. After giving an overview of the song and talking about the gear and tones, Anders will dive right into the main intro riff and the verse. The we're on to the slide solo in two parts, followed by solo #2. The we'll look at how to play all the parts using one guitar, to help in playing this song live. We'll end with a play along, then you take over and jam by yourself with the backing track.

Published: 10/11/2012
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Mike will show you all the rocking parts of this Stones classic. Both guitar layers: the rhythm guitar that combines plucking and picking to give the tune its distinctive sound and the lead guitar that adds another layer of drama with some bluesy-rock based licks.

Published: 11/05/2015
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Anders will teach you all the fantastic rock guitar playing in this tune. First there's the call & response based main riff, then a rocking rhythm guitar part, then a slide solo followed by a standard blues-rock licks solo.

Published: 06/25/2015
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In this tutorial we are going to take a look at how to play the metal tune "Breaking the Law" by Judas Priest. This song includes some great rhythm guitar techniques along with cool effects that are equally heavy and easy to play. We will break down how to play all the parts of the song, as well as how to capture some of the cool production techniques that you hear. At the end we'll play along with the backing track, then you'll jam along on your own!

Published: 04/19/2010
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David will show you a made easy version of this song using an acoustic guitar. The entire song only uses 3 major chords with an awesome syncopated groove. As a bonus you can also learn the iconic walk up bass note line that kicks in during the chorus. Finally, we'll check out the solo section rhythm and learn how to play those killer choppy, staccato chords.

Published: 09/09/2021
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In this song tutorial I'll teach you how to play the song She Talks To Angels as made famous by The Black Crowes. This song is played in an open E tuning and is a great song to play on acoustic guitar. We're gonna break down every note that is played on this recording - everything from the classic intro to the verses and choruses, and the form of the song - so that next time you pick up an acoustic guitar you'll be able to play this beautiful, soulful tune.

Published: 09/06/2010
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In this ten lesson set, Anders Mouridsen will guide you through all the elements of the classic rock song "China Grove", as made famous by the Doobie Brothers. Anders will explain the tone and effects, and the truly classic main riff. He'll then take you through the pre-chorus, chorus, and bridge; followed by the solo and the chords underneath the solo. He'll finish off by teaching you the outro, and play it all through in a final performance.

Published: 08/15/2011
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Let's learn a very simple arrangement of a beautiful melody: Beethoven's "Ode to Joy" theme! We'll take this one in three steps: first the single note melody, the we'll learn the theme in two voices, and finally we'll add a third voice for a full arrangement.

Published: 04/23/2013
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Mike will show you 2 guitar layers. Guitar 1 is the main rhythm guitar layer that provides the iconic, tough, solid riffing throughout the song. Guitar 2 adds some high voicings and melodies that add sparkle and ornamentation to the riffs.

Published: 11/05/2015
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Tom will show you the basic rhythm guitar parts as well as short solos in the style of three great players: BB King, Eric Clapton and Stevie Ray Vaughan.

Published: 04/02/2015
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In this tutorial, Caren Armstrong will teach "Kiss From A Rose", as made famous by Seal. Caren will introduce the song, then go over the "big picture" fundamentals you should know: the key, the chords, the strum, the finger picking, and the song form. Then it's on to the verses and the variations in each. You'll learn the chorus next, then the transition, the bridge, and the song ending. We'll end with a play along performance and a jam along.

Published: 02/10/2014
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