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Brown Eyed Girl. Van Morrison

Brown Eyed Girl. Van Morrison

Andy | October 19, 2017 | 0 Comments

Brown Eyed Girl. Van Morrison. Easy Guitar Songs. Song Background If you ask anyone to name a Van Morrison song, you can bet your bottom dollar most people would say Brown Eyed Girl. The iconic intro (using double-stops) along with the unforgettable melody and sublime lyrics, make this a must learn easy guitar song. The song […]

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Superstition Guitar Riff

Superstition Guitar Riff

Andy | July 21, 2016 | 3 Comments

Superstition Guitar Riff This is a great and fun riff to play on guitar – with many added benefits! In this session we’re going to take a look at playing the Superstition guitar riff (or a variation of it). Today we’re playing this in the open position, so that it’s a little easier to get […]

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Tequila Sunrise. The Eagles. Easy Guitar Songs

Tequila Sunrise. The Eagles. Easy Guitar Songs

Andy | June 26, 2016 | 5 Comments

Tequila Sunrise Guitar Lesson. The Eagles, Easy Guitar Songs. Overview Another Henley/Frey classic, this time from The Eagles second album, Desperado………which, incidentally, is Andy’s favourite. In case you missed it, you can watch the Lyin Eyes guitar lesson right here under our easy guitar songs category. Tequila Sunrise was released as a single in 1973 and, […]

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Lola. The Kinks

Lola. The Kinks

Andy | June 14, 2016 | 3 Comments

Lola. The Kinks. Easy Guitar Songs Song Background Andy was really pleased this song made it into the top 5 Guitar Coach Community songs to learn. Originally recorded by The Kinks and written by lead singer Ray Davies, it was released in the UK in June 1970 The song details a romantic encounter between a […]

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Lyin Eyes. The Eagles. Easy Guitar Songs

Lyin Eyes. The Eagles. Easy Guitar Songs

Andy | June 14, 2016 | 9 Comments

Lyin Eyes. The Eagles. Easy Guitar Songs Song Background An overwhelming Guitar Coach community favourite, Lyin Eyes, written by Don Henley and the late great Glenn Frey, this Eagles “standard” was recorded in 1975, with Glen Frey singing lead vocals. The second single released from their album “One of These Nights” Lyin’ Eyes reached number […]

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Funk 49 Joe Walsh (James Gang)

Funk 49 Joe Walsh (James Gang)

Andy | November 25, 2015 | 4 Comments

Funk 49 Joe Walsh: Introduction https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-bl48uBq-a8 “I’d like to let you know that I’ll be running for President….and here is an industrial love song” said Joe Walsh as he launched into Life’s Been Good whilst on tour with The Eagles. Not sure why we’ve mentioned this, but Mr. Walsh is such a quirky character that Andy […]

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Tom Petty American Girl. Strumming Session

Tom Petty American Girl. Strumming Session

Andy | June 11, 2015

Tom Petty American Girl. Us guitarists are always looking to pick up new tricks and either show them off or retain some self satisfaction that will give you an inner smile. To help GC readers achieve this we have selected  American Girl by Tom Petty which cleverly forms a chord employing the D note using octaves i.e. the same note […]

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Horse With No Name. Easy guitar lesson.

Horse With No Name. Easy guitar lesson.

Andy | June 11, 2015

Horse With No Name. Easy guitar lesson. Have you ever wanted to play a classic song that has some unusual chords that are easy to play? Well try Horse With No Name by America. Apart from Em, the 4 chords used in this great song are not only unusual, but are very easy to master. No more than 2 fingers […]

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Johnny Cash. Folsom Prison Blues

Johnny Cash. Folsom Prison Blues

Andy | June 11, 2015 | 0 Comments

Johnny Cash. Folsom Prison Blues. Introduction Teach Extra

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Robert Cray Smokin Gun

Robert Cray Smokin Gun

Andy | July 26, 2014

Robert Cray Smokin Gun. Why This Riff? It is important to continue to add colour and flavour to your rhythm playing, so with this issue’s main man Robert “Young Bob” Cray in mind, this simple but beautifully melodic riff will provide you with several things to master. The Component Parts Apart from the relatively easy strumming patter, the introduction to […]

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