Learn how to play the song “Angel” by Jack Johnson with this easy acoustic guitar song lesson. For this particular version of the song that Marty Schwartz with GuitarJamz teaches below, you will need to use a capo on the third fret.
Learn how to play the song “Fulsom Prison Blues” by Johnny Cash on Acoustic Guitar. This song was written and recorded by Johnny Cash. This is undoubtedly one of Cash’s most popular songs. It was the eleventh track off of his debut album entitled “With His Hot and Blue Guitar”. It was recorded in July of 1955 and released as a single in December of the same year. Cash went on to perform this son live at Folsom Prison in 1968. The song was re-released that same year. You can learn more about the history of this song over at Wikipedia.
Learn how to play “Somewhere Over The Rainbow” as performed by Israel Kamakawiwo’ole with this free guitar lesson. This song was originally played on a ukulele by Israel as you probably already know, but it sounds just as lovely on the acoustic guitar. Somewhere Over The Rainbow is actually part of a 2 song medley. The other part of this medley is the song “What a Wonderful World”.
Learn how to play the song “Bubble Toes” by Jack Johnson with this free guitar lesson. Bubble Toes is from Jack’s debut album “Brushfire Fairytales” released in 2001. Apparently this song is based on a cute nickname that Jack had for his Wife.
Learn how to play the song “Hallelujah” by Jeff Buckley with this free guitar lesson. This song was actually written by Leonard Cohen, but was made famous by Jeff Buckley. Jeff’s version was recorded for his 1994 debut album “Grace” and has been called one of the most beautiful songs ever recorded. Unfortunately, Jeff did not survive to see how popular his interpretation of this song has become. He passed away in 1997 and the world lost an amazing talent. You can learn more about Jeff Buckley here and more about the song Hallelujah Here.
Learn how to play the song “Trouble” by Ray Lamontagne with this free guitar lesson. Trouble is from Ray’s debut album of the same name released in 2004. It is by far his biggest hit and one of my favorite all time songs.
Easy Folk Guitar Song “Blowin In The Wind” by Bob Dylan
Learn how to play “Blowin In The Wind” by Bob Dylan with this free guitar lesson. Blowin In The Wind was written by Bob Dylan and released on his 1963 album “The Freewheelin’ Bob Dylan“. This is one of Dylan’s most well known songs. You can learn more about this history behind this song over at Wikipedia, a very interesting read.
Learn How To Play “Norwegian Wood” by The Beatles
Learn how to play Norwegian Wood (This Bird Has Flown) by The Beatles with this free guitar lesson. Norwegian Wood was released in 1965 on the album “Rubber Soul “ and was written by John Lennon and Paul McCartney.
Learn How To Play “Fast Car” by Tracy Chapman
Learn how to play Fast Car by Tracy Chapman with this free guitar lesson. This song is probably Tracy Chapman’s most popular song. It was released back in 1988 off her debut album “Tracy Chapman“. Fast Car hit #6 on the Hot 100 and was a top 10 hit in the United Kingdom. This song won a Grammy for “Best Female Pop Vocal Performance” and was also nominated for other Grammies including “Song Of The Year”. You can read more about this song over at Wikipedia.
Learn How To Play “Like a Rolling Stone” by Bob Dylan
Learn how to play the song “Like a Rolling Stone” by Bob Dylan with this free guitar lesson. This song written and performed by Bob Dylan, was released as a single in 1965 and is one of Dylan’s most popular singles. It is from the album “Highway 61 Revisited“. You can learn more about this history behind this song by reading the article over at Wikipedia.