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Easy Guitar Songs to Play at Home (on Lockdown)

Easy Guitar Songs - Bonus Section

Below is a huge collection of easy guitar songs for beginners. If you don’t know how to hold a guitar, tune strings, or read chord diagrams, start here. Otherwise, jump ahead to see easy tunes with: 1 Chord 2 Chords 3 Chords 4 Chords 5+ Chords As always, there’s a Bonus & FAQ section at…

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Dictionary of 4-Chord Songs for Guitar, Banjo, Ukulele, and Mandolin

Dictionary of 4-Chord Songs

The 4-chord songs below are collected from some of the biggest guitar and ukulele sites on the web. And they’re now in a search engine – organized by their chords. For example. Click the link below to run a demo search of 4-chord tunes with C, G, Am, F. C G Am F (click for…

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The Dictionary of 3-Chord Songs for Beginners

Easy 3-Chord Songs for Beginners

Below are links to thousands of easy 3-chord songs collected from guitar and ukulele sites. This music is now in a search index – sorted by chords, genres, decades, and even chord progressions. To see what I mean, click the orange link to run a demo search of 3-chord “rock” songs with G + C…

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The Dictionary of Two-Chord Songs for Guitar, Ukulele, Banjo, and Mandolin

two-chord songs for beginners

Below are links to hundreds of easy two-chord songs for guitar, mandolin, banjo, and ukulele. Just a few quick tips: This directory covers a lot of music, and it’s best viewed on a PC. Use the Table of Contents to jump around. Click any song title for a YouTube video. Click the artist for the…

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The Ultimate Collection of One-Chord Songs for Beginners

Nio Baby Ukulele

Learn any of the one-chord songs below, and you’ll officially be a musician. That’s all it takes to get started. And there are over 100 tunes to choose from – spanning Rock, Gospel, Hip Hop, Reggae, Country, Folk, Blues, and Pop. This music is sorted into major and minor keys (e.g. A and Bm). But……

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The Ultimate Collection of Easy Ukulele Songs for Beginners

Easy Ukulele Songs for Beginners

If you’re looking for easy ukulele songs to play, there’s now a free Search Engine that can help. This tool lets you search for tunes – based on the chords they use. Plug in any ukulele chords you want. And within seconds… You’ll have a clickable list of songs that use those chords (and ONLY[…]

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Learn How to Play the F Chord on Guitar (with this Superhero Hack)

The Batch Method to Guitar Chord

Learning how to play the F chord on guitar sucks. Your fingers ache. The strings buzz. And it’s impossible to land on this chord quickly or cleanly. But if you can’t play the barre version of F Major, you’ll always be a beginner. Or worse, you might quit. That’s not gonna happen today. In a…

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With the Riptide Chords, You Can Play Thousands of Easy Songs on Guitar and Ukulele

With the Riptide Chords, You Can Play Thousands of Easy Songs on Guitar and Ukulele

In Part 1 of this tutorial, you’ll learn the Riptide chords – plus everything else needed to play Vance Joy’s mega hit. Skip ahead to any section using the buttons below. Table of Contents Tuning &Signature You’ll need a capo. RiptideChords For guitar and ukulele. F BarreChord Tips and tricks for guitarists. Strumming Pattern Beginner[…]

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Find Thousands of Songs That Use These Common Chord Progressions

Play Thousands of Songs Using Just 5 Common Chord Progressions

Learn the most common chord progressions in music, and you can play a lot of songs. And I mean A LOT. Just to give you an idea… Imagine you learn G, D, Em, and C on the guitar (or C, G, Am, and F on the ukulele). The following video features 50 timeless classics. And[…]

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The 23-Chord Challenge (a Guitar Bet You Can’t Lose)

The 23-Chord Challenge (a Guitar Bet You Can’t Lose)

There are millions of popular songs in the world. And to play them all, you need thousands of guitar chords under your belt. But. If you wanna play the majority of these tunes, the number of chords required is low. Absurdly low. With just 23 chords, you can play more than 50% of the songs […]

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