If you've already decided that you're a rock star, or have decided to learn to play the guitarin your spare time, you'll realize that manipulating this instrument is not as easy as playing the Guitar Hero game.
But do not worry. It's like a baby learning to walk: one foot after another and little by little. Here we give you a list of songs that you can easily learn to become a good guitarist and start playing the must-have tracks of Jimi Hendrix, Slash and Eric Clapton.
1. Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door – Bob Dylan
There is a good reason why this song is played at every family meeting or with your friends. In addition to her notoriety, it is simple to play. Its original version is a little more complicated but with only 4 chords, you can play this song.
G D Am7 G D C
G D Am7
Mamma take this badge from me ....
G D C
Knock, knock, knockin' on heaven's door ....
2. I’m Yours – Jason Mraz
With this song you can kill two birds with one stone: it will be used to practice your fingers on the ropes and, when you have mastered it, you will be able to dedicate it to a special person :-)
B F# G#m E
Well, you done, done me ....
I tried to be chill ....
3. House of the Rising Sun – The Animals
Another classic simple to learn and with which you ravish all your friends.
Am C D F Am E Am E
Am C D F
There is a house in New Orleans ....
Am C E
They call the Rising Sun....
4. Love Me Do – The Beatles
What is better way to start than a classic of The Beatles? Only three chords are needed to learn this nice standard song.
G C G C G C
D C G
G C G C
Love love me do, you know I love you ....
I'll always be true, so pleeeease love me do....
5. Free Fallin’ – Tom Petty
The movements of the fingers during this song are simple to play and have a very special signature. Do not forget to put a lot of feeling in your interpretation!
G C9 D
She's a good girl, loves her mama ....
G C9 D
And I'm free, free falling' ....
6. Stand By Me – Ben E. King
This hit is easy to learn, it has the advantage of being able to play very slowly to increase the emotion in the crowd.
A Fm#7 D E A
When the night has come
And the land is dark
D E A
And the moon is the only light we see .....
7. Leaving on a Jet Plane – John Denver
The best thing about this song is that its chords are basically the same as Knockin 'On Heaven's Door, so you already know two songs.
C F C F C Am G
ALL MY BAGS ARE PACKED; IM READY TO GO;
IM STANDING HERE OUTSIDE YOUR DOOR
C Am G
I HATE TO WAKE YOU UP TO SAY GOODBYE .......
8. Creep - Radiohead
A piece of legend song easy to play from the moment you respect the strumming rhythm.
G B C Cm
When you were here before
Couldn't look you in the eyes
You look like an angel
Your skin makes me cry
9. Proud Mary – Creedence Clearwater Revival
A well-marked soul rhythm, simple chords and an easy-to-play piece .... everything is here. The difference will be in your interpretation, if you sing of course!
D A Bm
Left a good job in the city
Working for The Man every night and day ….
Rolling, rolling, rolling on the river....
10. Wish You Were Here – Pink Floyd
An acoustic introduction for a legendary group. This piece is easy to learn for if you bother work a little every day.
C D Am G D C Am G
So, so you think you can tell
Heaven from hell .....
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