Guitar Lessons For Beginners Acoustic Easy Songs – single note riffs like Seven nation army, Deep purple’s smoke on the water and then we move right into a classic AC/DC song using full, open chords – a Gmaj, Cadd9 and Dmaj.
If you’re a beginner acoustic guitar player looking for easy songs online, then this is the video you want to check out!
I’ll start you out super easy with some classic single note riffs by The White Stripes and we’ll move right into full, multi-finger chords and play “You Shook Me All Night Long” by AC/DC.
This version I teach you is a special beginner acoustic version and is definitely an easy song. You’ll notice once your finger’s are in place, you only change 1 finger for the first 2 chords! Luckily, your 3rd finger stays in place for all 3 chords!
Here are some really easy acoustic guitar songs for beginners. In this lesson we’ll cover everything from basic, super easy guitar riffs, power chords on acoustic guitar, and then open chords and bar (barre) chords.
All of these acoustic guitar techniques will help a beginner guitar player play really cool songs.
Starting with some basic left and right hand technique, a beginner guitar player can start playing easy guitar songs by planting their right-hand (they’re picking hand) on the bridge of the guitar. Utilizing this stabilization technique for your picking hand will help synchronize a guitarists left and right hand so they don’t hit wrong strings.
With this picking hand on the bridge, a beginner guitar player can play many cool and easy guitar songs on the acoustic by playing guitar riffs.
Guitar riffs are guitar songs that utilize one note at a time. This means that the guitarist would use one finger on only one string. Similar to a bass guitar.
Riffs are usually a short collection of notes that are played on the guitar strings that use a highly repeated phrase.
In the first part of this lesson we’ll show you some easy acoustic guitar songs using this guitar technique called riffs.
We’ll go over the famous guitar riff called “Seven Nation Army” by the White Stripes. This involves all the techniques that we’ve discussed so far.
You’ll have your hand planted on the bridge and you’ll be playing a guitar riffs done in the style of a bass line, or single note riff. There are many Acoustic guitar songs that utilize this riffing technique and make sure to check out our full course and our other YouTube lessons for more super easy acoustic guitar songs for beginners.
Another great acoustic guitar technique to play many classic, cool songs is to play a guitar technique called power chords. Power chords will help you play many acoustic guitar songs. In this lesson I briefly go over power cords but a really big part of playing acoustic guitar songs is to play full, open chords.
In this lesson we breakdown an easy acoustic guitar version of AC/DC “She shook me”.
By forming a G major chord, your fingers will go to the next chords quite easily which is a C major add 9 chord. The only tricky chord is the D major chord… but it is such an essential chord that you’re going to love it once you get used to it and make it sound clean and clear. So many acoustic guitar songs use these 3 chords.
By playing a G, C and D major chord you can play many classic, really easy acoustic guitar songs for beginners.
There are many super easy acoustic guitar songs that so you can change chords quickly and smoothly. This AC/DC song is a great example of that acoustic guitar technique for chord switching that I’m referring to.
Make sure to check out this song “she shook me all night long”.
A really great acoustic guitar tip for playing songs is to know how the song is supposed to sound like before you try to play it.
Playing chords, strumming cords, and switching smoothly and easily through chords is going to be absolutely essential for you to play guitar songs on the acoustic guitar.
Another great solid acoustic guitar tip for you beginner guitar players out there is how to switch from a G major chord to a D major chord.
The secret to changing chords to play acoustic guitar songs is to strum the chord while your fingers are moving to the next chord. This allows for fast chord changes which will help you play awesome guitar songs on the acoustic guitar.
In my courses and other YouTube videos I have more time to break down these acoustic guitar chording switching techniques more thoroughly. But in this guitar lesson for acoustic beginners, this is a good, solid crash course playing really easy acoustic guitar songs for beginners.
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