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Easy Guitar Songs to Play

Parashar Joshi
If you're new to the guitar, this topic will definitely interest you. Here are some easy songs to learn and play.
The quintessential six-string in all probability, is world's most popular musical instrument and without a doubt, the first one that comes to the minds of starry-eyed youngsters who dream of becoming rock stars.
Well, if you happen to be a newbie guitarist who's just begun taking guitar lessons, then you most certainly must be bubbling with excitement (and an equal amount of impatience!) to start playing some popular songs on your acoustic guitar.
So, without wasting any more time, here is a list of songs that are extremely simple to learn and easy to play on a guitar, even if you are a novice. Familiarity with leads and guitar chords will ensure that you end up playing as well as enjoying the mentioned acoustic guitar songs.
Beginning with country music (since it makes abundant use of the acoustic guitar), here is a list of songs that you can start practicing:
  • Take Me Home, Country Roads - John Denver
  • Knockin' on Heaven's Door - Bob Dylan
  • Hurt - Johnny Cash
  • Achy Breaky Heart - Billy Ray Cyrus
  • Blowin' in the Wind - Bob Dylan
  • Jambalaya (On the Bayou) - Hank Williams
  • Everywhere - Tim McGraw
  • Take Me Back to Tulsa - Bob Wills
  • Easy Come, Easy Go - George Strait
  • Coward of the County - Kenny Rogers
  • I Walk the Line - Johnny Cash
  • Strawberry Wine - Deana Carter
  • You'll Think of Me - Keith Urban
  • Teardrops On My Guitar - Taylor Swift
  • Meet in the Middle - Diamond Rio
  • King of the Road - Roger Miller
  • Cold, Cold Heart - Hank Williams
  • Six Days on the Road - Dave Dudley
  • I Fall To Pieces - Patsy Cline
  • Wish You Were Here - Pink Floyd
  • Yellow Submarine - The Beatles
  • Redemption Song - Bob Marley
  • Time of Your Life - Green Day
  • Ruby Tuesday - The Rolling Stones
  • California Dreaming - The Mamas and The Papas
  • Eight Days a Week - The Beatles
  • Hey There Delilah - Plain White T's
  • Harvest Moon - Neil Young
  • For What It's Worth - Buffalo Springfield
  • Californication - Red Hot Chili Peppers
  • Brown Eyed Girl - Van Morrison
  • Everything I Do...I Do It For You - Bryan Adams
  • Stand By Me - Ben E. King
  • Wonderful Tonight - Eric Clapton
  • Bubbly - Colbie Caillat
  • Imagine - John Lennon
  • Tears in Heaven - Eric Clapton
  • Hotel California - The Eagles
  • Fields of Gold - Sting
  • Riders on the Storm - The Doors
  • House of the Rising Sun - The Animals
  • I Shot the Sheriff - Bob Marley
  • Rocky Raccoon - The Beatles
  • La Bamba - Los Lobos
  • Leaving on a Jet Plane - John Denver
  • Down on the Corner - Creedence Clearwater Revival
Remember, rigorous practice will help you to become a professional, so if you wish to take up music as a career, never give up. Begin with easy songs and move up to practice difficult songs. All the best.