Learning how to play acoustic guitar will be incomplete without learning some songs. There are lots of songs that are best played on acoustic guitar that you can find over the net. The songs below are just some of the best songs to start your journey in becoming a better acoustic guitarist.
Sounds of Silence by Simon and Garfunkel
Sounds of Silence was written by Paul Simon in the aftermath of Pres. J.F. Kennedy's assassination. It became the second most popular hit in the US in 1965. The song was made popular by Simon and Garfunkel in 1960.
Knocking on Heavens Door by Bob Dylan
The Guns and Roses made a cover of this song and make it very popular but this was originally sung by Bob Dylan. This song is fun to play and simple as well.
Everything I Do by Bryan Adams
This is one of the most romantic songs that Bryan Adams made. This song is also appropriate for acoustic guitar since the original song uses acoustic guitar and Bryan Adams uses one during his live shows.
Now and Forever by Richard Marx
Richard Marx wrote this song for his wife, Cynthia Rhodes, when he realized that he had not written any song addressing their relationship. This is also suitable for acoustic not only because it has a slow tempo but also since the original recorded song recorded uses an acoustic guitar.
Heaven Knows by Rick Price
This song is a love song about waiting for the one you love to come back to your life which probably will make you wait forever. This is a song with slow tempo and easily be played with the regular chords. An acoustic guitar is more suited for this song if you want to play it with passion.
Brown Eyed Girl By Van Morrison
Brown Eyed Girl was first released in May 1967 under the album Blowin' Your Mind. This song became Van Morrison's signature song. It is so popular and still being aired on radios even until now. It is so popular that it was included in The 365 Top Selling Songs of the 20th Century by RIAA.
Honestly by Harem Scarem
Honestly is a song by Canadian glam metal band named Harem Scarem. It is about a guy asking the girl if she’s still honestly loving him because he don’t know where did he go wrong and he still wanted to be with the girl he loves. The acoustic version of this song is more suitable with acoustic guitar than the original version which is rock in genre.
Love of a Lifetime by Firehouse
This song made by Firehouse is about finally found the love for the rest of his life and will stay forever in his heart. This song is easy to play with and is simple too.
I’m Yours by Jason Mraz
I’m yours by Jason Mraz is from the album “We sing. We Dance. We Steal Things.” and was released in the year of 2008. Although it has a fast tempo, this song is very jamming and easy yet simple to play.
The Lazy Song by Bruno Mars
This song is about not doing anything for the whole day. This has a fast tempo but it is a jamming song that can be played for fun and past time.
The Remedy by Jason Mraz
Jason Mraz wrote this song for a friend that is said to have a cancer. This has a fast tempo but is also fun to play and inspiring.
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