And which one to learn depends on what 4 chords you already know. Check out the Dictionary of 3-Chord Songs for a longer list of easy guitar tunes - sorted by genres, decades, and even chord progression. Every chord diagram below is clickable.
Below is a guitar diagram of G major - plus a list of easy 1-chord tunes that use this chord. Click the diagrams for tunes with G, D, C, D7. Don’t like these tunes? We explored just 1 potential path you can take - starting with G major. Start with 1 chord and play as many easy guitar songs as you can. But they’re still useful if you want to play: Thanks so much for reading. Force the last chord added to appear in results.
Make sure you practice the chords and switching between chords for each song thoroughly. Filter song results by genre. Use them to run demo searches of guitar songs. This gives us a lot more variety. Once you can switch quickly between your 2 chords, you’re ready for slightly harder music. But if you’d like to continue improving, keep reading. In fact, it’s called the Next Best Chord. Then add a new chord and practice it within the context of 2-chord songs. Tons of easy guitar songs with simple 3 chord progressions like G C D and some of the easiest chord charts, ideal for an acoustic session. With the Search Songs by Chord tool, you’ll find a lot more music if you add ukulele to your searches. Choose whichever chord is easier to play. See songs written for your chosen instrument.
And happy strumming. Use the free Search Song by Chord tool to map out your own music path. Click any of the links below to see what other 1-chord songs you can play with G major (with a capo on the right fret).
Below are diagrams for G & C - followed by guitar songs that use these 2 chords. I’ve put together a list of 30 easy guitar songs that are great to strum along with and a lot of fun to play. Plus you're picking up harder and harder songs along the way. Otherwise, jump ahead to see easy tunes with: As always, there’s a Bonus & FAQ section at the end. Click any of the links for a list of these beginner tunes. It will benefit your playing.
Rinse and repeat. At each stage, you’re only working on a single chord. If you want to jump down to the list, click here! Click each link for a list of easy guitar songs that use more and more chords. At each stage, you’re only working on a single chord. Chasing Cars by Snow Patrol; 2. If you found this resource helpful, consider sharing it with other future musicians. For a complete list of beginner songs with 2 chords (including those with majors, minors, dominant 7s, and minor 7s), check out the Dictionary of 2-Chord Songs. Below are easy 4-chord songs that all use G major plus whatever new chords you’ve added along the way.
Click any song title for a YouTube video (new tab). Plus you're picking up harder and harder songs along the way.
And this method takes advantage of that fact. Once you feel comfortable with your first chord, take a moment to celebrate that victory. For guitar songs with G, D, C, Em - click the diagrams below. Here are beginner chords diagrams for G and D. Below that is a list of easy songs that use these 2 chords. Then add a new chord and practice it within the context of 2-chord songs. The guitar is hard enough - with the buzzing, frustration, and discomfort. But fortunately, you’re not on your own. This feature is experimental. But any tune written for ukulele is also playable on guitar (and vice versa). And I hope this guide eases you into a lifetime of playing. Then add a third chord and find easy 3-chord tunes to help you practice. Even if you’ve never touched a guitar before, it’s 100% doable. When combined with the Next Best Chord tool, you’ll always have a roadmap of easy songs to guide you. But the road starts to split as we add more and more chords. Our journey begins with a single chord.
And this makes learning the guitar less scary - and way more fun. Then add a third chord and find easy 3-chord tunes to help you practice. But you could also start with A, E, C, D or some other beginner chord. Click any link below to see those tunes. For songs with G, C, Am, D - click the diagrams below.
beginner guitar tunes with 2 chords. For a more complete list of easy tunes, check out the Dictionary of 4-Chord Songs. But for now, let’s check out our very first chord. There are just too many “fifth” chords you could add next. Start with 1 chord and play as many easy guitar songs as you can. If you know G and C, you can play other 2-chord songs by putting a capo on the correct fret. Click the diagrams for easy songs with G, D, A. Click the diagrams for 3-chord guitar songs with G, D, C. Click the diagrams below for a list of easy 3-chord songs. Once you’re comfortable with your 4 chords - pause a second to celebrate. Filter song results by decade. Click any song title for a YouTube video. We started with 1 chord (G major) and worked our way to 4. Anyone can learn a single chord. Top 50 Easy Guitar Songs for Beginners. Click the diagrams below for guitar songs with G, D, A, C. Click the diagrams below for 4-chord songs with G, D, A, Bm.
In other words, it’s a personal journey at this point. But because we started with G major, we should learn D or C next. If you click and purchase something, I may receive a commission. You're now in excellent company. No problem. For a list of songs with G, C, F, D - click the diagrams below. And this is what you get for G, C, F, Am, Dm. The guitar is an awesome skill to learn.
There are repeat tunes between instruments. There are lots of easy guitar songs that use minor or dominant 7 chords as well. Click the diagrams below for easy tunes with G, C, F, Am. So moving forward, we'll pull data from external sites like Ultimate-Guitar, E-Chords, and CifraClub.
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