You will find lots of guitar lessons and full songs with tabs, sheet music, backing tracks, chords and tutorials, for beginners or advanced guitarists. Turn your computer on, take your guitar, watch the tutorial, play the tab and learn the songs. The teacher is at your home. Have fun!
Here's the bottom line - we will only include songs in this list that are genuinely beginner friendly. That's a relief I can almost hear you thinking. This is because we'd never want to kid you that a song containing a boatload of barre chords, complicated fast chord changes or tricky technical playing is 'easy'.
Hands-up if your knowledge of the essential open chords is a bit dodgy...Never fear, click the button below to grab your free PDF "Epic Smart Guitar Chord Chart" below. Here you'll find twelve chord diagrams showing the beginner chords every player needs to know.
Once you start to get the chords sounding clean, the only way you'll learn to play a song well is to play along with it. If you miss this vital (and fun) step out, how will you ever know you have the timing, rhythm and phrasing right?
Take a listen to the example below which uses the same E7#9 chord in the above example, but adds some of these side-stepping/outside chords (half-step above and below) to create some cool-sounding resolutions.
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