We will see on how to play country on the guitar. Country (also called country & western or country music) is a musical genre that emerged in the 1920s in the rural regions of the South of the United States and the Maritimes of Canada and Australia. In its origins, it combined the folk music of some European countries of immigrants, mainly Ireland, with other musical forms already rooted in North America, such as blues, spiritual, religious music and gospel. The term country began to be used in the 1950s to the detriment of the term hillbilly, which was the form in which it was known until then, ending its consolidation in the 1970s.
Country music, which has millions of fans around the world, but especially in the United States, Canada and Australia, is also enjoying some popularity in Europe, particularly in Ireland, the Scandinavian countries and Germany.
Here, we will show you a list of the best easy country songs to learn on guitar :
« Cruise » - Florida Georgia Line
« Blown Away » - Carrie Underwood
« All Over The Road » - Easton Corbin
« He Didn’t Have to Be » - Brad Paisley
« Country Girl » - Luke Bryan
« Jambalaya » - Hank Williams
« If I Die Young » - The Band Perry
« Everything Has Changed » - Taylor Swift
« Pay Me My Money Down » - Traditional
« This Is How We Roll » - Florida Georgia Line
« City of New Orleans » - Steven Goodwin
« Compass » - Lady Antebellum
« Together Again » - Buck Owens
« Stupid Boy » - Keith Urban
« Thank God I’m a Country Boy » - John Denver
« I Shall Not Be Moved » - Traditional
« On the Road Again » - Willie Nelson
Unlike some styles of Rock Guitar, which focuses primarily on tonal notes, the use of certain modes and scales or the necessary technical skills, the Country Guitar shape is primarily based on the focus of the notes of chords in downbeats. You can play country on acoustic or electric guitars, of course !